Fifty years ago, the origin of the Universe was briefly thought to be pigeon excrement.
NASA's Morpheus lander roars into the sky on its first autonomous nighttime flight.
Einstein was one smart fella, but his brain may not have been anything special.
Humans don't have hotels in space yet, but mice and rats are getting their own zero gravity apartment complex up on the International Space Station.
We tend to think of space as dark, but it doesn't get much darker than this one specific spot in the Universe.
On April 22, 50,000 people from all over the world took pictures of themselves and sent them to NASA to make this "global selfie."
Curiosity may be getting all the attention, but Opportunity is still driving around Mars, and sending back incredible pictures like this one.
Two months of observations at the maximum of the 11 year solar cycle gives the Sun two huge belts of fire.
Transferring genes from one animal into the genome of another is now much easier, and more than a little scary looking.
A Martian year's worth of sun traces a teardrop in the sky above the Opportunity rover.