Thanks to New Horizons, we’ve completed the preliminary reconnaissance of the Solar System. Now it’s time to send man across our cosmic neighborhood. Here’s what that mission might look like in a few decades.
The first alien world we visit may actually be in our own solar system.
Watch as a solar flare erupts from our Sun.
This beast released the energy of 100 million Suns in a span of seconds.
In 1859, a large geomagnetic storm downed telegraph systems across Europe and the US. If that same storm struck the Earth today, it would be catastrophic.
Here's everything you need to know to see the total solar eclipse March 8-9.
What if you could have a sunny sky wherever and whenever you wanted?
A new model of the known-universe showed that there may be less Earth-like exoplanets than we originally thought.
The newly-discovered TYC 2505-672-1 system now holds the record for the universe's longest stellar eclipse.
We know that Earth is round, but how? Because of the pictures from space? Well, not quite. We knew that Earth was round long before we ever went to space.
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