Exploring the Solar System Anew at the Hayden Planetarium

The American Museum of Natural History’s first new space show since 2013 is a head-spinning adventure…

Vera Rubin Gets a Telescope of Her Own

The astronomer missed her Nobel Prize. But she now has a whole new observatory to her…

Who Is Yusaku Maezawa, the Japanese Billionaire Seeking a ‘Special Woman’ for Space — and Life?

A field guide to the fashion tycoon and art collector who has a new frontier in…

How’s Your Internship Going? This Teen Found a Planet

Wolf Cukier, 17, was analyzing brightness of stars during an internship with NASA last year when…

Volcanoes on Venus Might Still be Smoking

Planetary science experiments on Earth suggest that the sun’s second planet might have ongoing volcanic activity. …

Hints of Phantom Crater Found Under Volcanic Plateau in Laos

Scientists knew a meteorite impact had flung debris all over the world, but where it struck…

This Robot’s Journey to an Icy Alien Moon Starts Beneath Antarctica

NASA scientists completed field tests in November of a floating rover they hope will one day…

Quadrantids Meteor Shower 2020: Watch It Peak in Night Skies

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Rocket Launches, Trips to Mars and More 2020 Space and Astronomy Events

A year full of highs and lows in space just ended, and the 12 months to…

Meteor Showers in 2020 That Will Light Up Night Skies

All year long, Earth passes through streams of cosmic debris. Here’s a list of major meteor…