NASA's mega Moon rocket passes critical hydrogen fuel test — but there's a catch
Today's cryogenic demonstration test was a success, despite constant wrangling with — you guessed it — hydrogen fuel leaks.
Wow! Webb just gave us the best look at Neptune in 33 years
Inverse endorses Neptune as The Best Planet.
New study shows one of Saturn’s icy moons may be extremely habitable
Beneath Enceladus's frozen surface, the moon's ocean could contain phosphorus, a key ingredient for building cells.
Mars lander uses seismic data to locate meteorite impact craters for the first time ever
The InSight Mars lander recorded seismic waves from three meteor strikes in 2021 and traced them to brand new Martian craters.
Behold! Webb Telescope’s first Mars image reveals a troubled planet
The James Webb Space Telescope reveals a landscape of meteor impacts, massive eruptions, and flowing water.
Wow! Astronomers have an intriguing hypothesis for a decades-old extraterrestrial mystery
The Wow! signal is still an enigma, 45 years after its detection, but at least one possibility so far can’t be ruled out.
Look! This new Webb Telescope picture of the beloved Orion Nebula is glorious
Webb takes us inside a nearby nebula to shed light on the mysteries of star formation in the recent universe.
New Hubble image shows a lazy river of stars whirlpooling into a huge star cluster
In two studies, the Hubble Space Telescope and the Very Large Telescope spotted the same phenomenon in a nearby galaxy.
This just-discovered super-Earth may be our next best chance of finding aliens
Funny name, serious astronomy.
One unusual planet type could be abundant in the universe — study
A new study of exoplanet densities reveals that many are about 50 percent water, whether it’s liquid or ice.
Look! Astronomers explore the Orion Nebula's radiation-scorched cloud
Gargantuan young stars blast this region with ultraviolet radiation, and that may play a key role in how solar systems eventually form.
Look! Stunning new Webb image of the Tarantula Nebula is an early Halloween treat
Space spiders eat the space insects in your house
Ancient ice volcanoes may have stained Pluto’s moon blood red
Charon: where the floor is lava, and the lava is ice.
Artemis I: NASA scrubs SLS launch again, citing fuel leaks
Deja vu, anyone?
Look! The James Webb Space Telescope's first exoplanet image is finally here
James Webb Space Telescope's first exoplanet image could tell us a lot about our own Solar System.
14.6 billion miles away, NASA gets Voyager 1 talking again — and discovers a new mystery
That’s some repair job.
Physicists accidentally re-created a rare, weird galaxy in the lab
This is what a lab accident in astrophysics looks like
Look! New Webb Telescope photos show eerily intricate details of the Phantom Galaxy
It’s official spooky season in space.
Aurigids: You need to watch the most mythical meteor shower of the year this week
The annual Aurigid Meteor Shower peaks on September 1 and is visible to stargazers in most of the Northern Hemisphere.
Perseverance rover: New evidence points to a shockingly violent origin for Mars crater
Reactions between water and volcanic rock may have fueled a microbial ecosystem on ancient Mars