The long wait for Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic “Interstellar” is finally over. “Interstellar,” one of the most highly anticipated space-themed movies in years, opens in select IMAX theaters today ahead of its broad nationwide release on Friday.
A probe chasing a comet is about to make a daring attempt to land on its deep-space target, and now, the robot’s landing site officially has a name.
In this dizzying space wallpaper, we see a crowded night sky filled with star trails, a result of the camera’s long exposure time. The starlight is reflected back at numerous different angles toward the camera from the giant parabolic dish.
Scientists shot an acrylic sphere with a high-speed cannon to simulate how cosmic collisions might have shaped the asteroid Vesta.
Hundreds of witnesses saw three different fireballs streak above different locations in the US, but one of them might not have been a fireball at all.
Cameras aboard the International Space Station captured a serene view of Hurricane Vance, which is heading toward Mexico’s west coast.
The Taurid meteors, sometimes called the “Halloween fireballs,” are typically at their best from Nov. 5 through Nov. 12. Unfortunately, a bright moon will dampen the display this year.
Syfy is adapting Arthur C. Clarke’s much lauded novel, “3001: The Final Odyssey” into a television miniseries, the network announced Monday (Nov. 3).
The private spaceflight company Orbital Sciences has put together an investigation team to do a deep dive into what went wrong when the firm’s Antares rocket exploded shortly after launch on Oct. 28.
Autumn is the best season of the year for astronomical observing. The bugs of summer are gone, winter’s cold has not set in, and it gets dark at a reasonable hour.