Solar Orbiter was hit by a coronal mass ejection from the Sun, and it has the receipts to prove it.
A solar gravitational lens (SLG) mission "offers capabilities that are unmatched" for detecting extraterrestrial life, according to a study.
At 85 miles in diameter, the comet is twice as large as the previous record holder—and it’s headed toward the Sun.
The heliosphere surrounding our solar system appears to be more flaky and delicious than we thought, and scientists are figuring out why.
Surrounded by mountains and left in the dark for three months a year, a town in northern Italy has found a creative solution to its sunlight problem.
As orbit gets more cluttered, it’s more important than ever to fine-tune predictions of collisions between space junk and uncontrolled reentries to Earth.
The natural radio signal's detection marks the first data collection from the planet's ionosphere in decades.
Adam Szabo and Betsy Congdon, two leads on the Parker Solar Probe, discuss the mission’s discoveries and its daredevil future.
The U.S. military deployed a solar-harvesting test module into space in May. Will space-based solar power ever work, and what will it take?
New research just found incredible information on the hungriest black hole in the Universe.
“The next intriguing question would be whether life survived the star’s death or started all over again—a second genesis.”
New research into gray whale strandings gives us a clue as to how these animals navigate and suggests that solar storms may play a role in their deaths.