Facebook is a great tool for sharing baby photos, making birthday party plans and stalking high school friends, but an amateur botanist demonstrated how the social network has gone a step further in the name of science.
Skywatchers are in for a rare treat this Friday as a Blue Moon takes center stage for a show that happens once every three years.
From self-driving cars to mobile personal assistants, the conveniences of technology seamlessly fold into our everyday lives — which is why three luminaries are warning humanity: beware of the killer robots.
New information about the mysterious bright spots on Ceres is giving scientists new leads about the dwarf planet’s history.
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has given humanity a spectacular new look at Pluto, with each photo divulging fresh information about the mysterious icy world 4.67 billion miles away from Earth.
NASA’s Kepler Mission may have found our cousin with the confirmation of the first Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star.
An asteroid that could contain trillions of dollars’ worth of precious platinum is set to zoom past Earth Sunday.
Mankind’s first close-up look at Pluto did not disappoint Wednesday: The pictures showed ice mountains on Pluto about as high as the Rockies and canyons on its big moon Charon that appear deeper than those on Earth.
We’ve made it to Pluto by NASA’s calculations, the last stop on a planetary tour of the solar system a half-century in the making.
As NASA’s unmanned New Horizons spacecraft closes in on a nine-year journey to Pluto, the first clear picture of the icy dwarf planet with its largest moon has made it back to earth.