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IRIS is NASA's newest toy for studying the sun. It just observed its first solar eruption, and it was a doozy.
By using the world's preeminent telescopes, astronomers peer behind a curtain of dust to find a giant star-making factory known as "Sparky."
YouTube channel Pronunciation Book has been working with Twitter channel Horse_eBooks on the creation of an alternate-reality game (ARG) set in Los Angeles.
Ever wanted to hold a nebula in your hands? Well now you can thanks to plans from NASA. Warning: It kind of looks like two molars stuck together.
There's 400 percent more light in intergalactic space than sources could produce, say researchers. Could dark matter be the cause?
The Big Bear Solar Observatory has captured never-before-seen details on the surface of the sun with some of the most accurate pictures ever snapped.
The U.S. space agency is launching a new mission tasked with getting a better understanding the sun's ultraviolet emissions and their impact on Earth.
Chinese researchers have done the seemingly impossible: observed and recorded an instance of ball lightning completely by accident. And it bodes well for a decade-old theory about the nature of the conundrum.
Since the 1950s, probes sent into space have been sending back data that reveal eerie sounds from the vastness of the galaxy.
Thought to have the potential for liquid water, the three planets are close to Gliese 667C, a star about 22 light-years from home.