The nine-year-old rover has logged some serious drive time on the Martian surface.
While seeking out alien life on Jupiter's moon, Europa, a group of astronauts will prove the old adage, "In space, no one can hear you scream".
One Russian scientist think he's finally got the "Tunguska Event" figured out.
Something we built here on Earth has officially gone interstellar.
Sure, space is full of planets, but we lowly humans have never actually seen one being born. Until now.
We may not be headed for a Deep Impact-style global disaster yet, but this month an asteroid will come very, very, scarily close to hitting us.
Earth is pretty good at supporting life, but according to a new estimate of what constitues a planetary "habitable zone," it looks like our planet (and perhaps many others) is only barely in the right place.
It isn't just every day you get to see the end of everything.
We may not be getting a transporter any time soon, but apparently we're starting to get good at shooting information through space with lasers.
A while back we told you about the discovery of a former star that had basically formed into a huge, planet-sized diamond. Now scientists think they've found another cosmic body with a thick diamond core, and it's only 40 light-years away.