A dust devil, an avalanche, a moon and a crater all made the cut of top Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter images.
Get a closer look at the blood-sucking parasite that eats, and then replaces, a fish's tongue without it knowing.
Using a clever gravity trick, researchers locate a distant galaxy reminiscent of our own. Current theories say it shouldn't be there.
While the world waits for a vaccine, the only strategy that seems to work at all is to put up with an ever-shifting landscape of lockdown measures.
Shore-goers unearth a new member of the theropod family tree in the Isle of Wight.
Satellites are helping to monitor the spread of oil after a fuel-laden ship wrecked on a coral reef.
The biggest shooting-star show of the year did not disappoint.
The Perseids are technically past their peak, but still worth looking for as the moon shrinks in the night sky.
Blue Origin-built engines will still be in the mix, but SpaceX overcame the odds to win a big launch contract.
S4714 can reach the unfathomable speed of nearly 15,000 miles per second.
Scientists take a new look at the extinct, jumbo Deinosuchus and find it truly lived up to its name.
The Microsoft co-founder estimates the disease will affect the developing world even longer.