This image has been making the rounds as an "artificial light on Mars," but the reality is probably not that exciting.
Whether or not you voted in NASA's second annual Tournament: Earth, you can still feel good about the image that won, because it's gorgeous.
The Moon is not a disco ball. But if it was, life on Earth would be a non. Stop. Party.
Big nuggets of gold are relatively common. Big crystals of gold are not, and this is the biggest one anyone has ever seen.
This, we are told, is a terribly simplistic map of a mouse brain. But hey, it sure is pretty, isn't it? And it might even teach us a thing or two.
Fly to the edge of the known Universe at something way, way, way beyond warp speed.
DARPA and Boeing are working on a way to launch satellite payloads from specially modified fighter aircraft.
This is a UFO, but unlike most pictures that bill themselves as being of UFOs, this one seems like it might actually be legit.
The space shuttle was made up of four big pieces, but NASA's new Space Launch System is lots of tiny pieces that all get stacked together into one gigantic rocket.
This conceptual space jump suit looks like fun. Or death. But let's go with fun.