Many of galaxy's planets could be in "Goldilocks Zone"
Scientists have found that around one-third of planets orbiting dwarf stars across the galaxy may orbit at the right distance for liquid water to exist.
Exoplanet found outside our solar system could be covered in volcanoes
The exoplanet may be as volcanic as Jupiter's moon Io, which is very active due to the planet's gravitational forces heating up its interior.
NASA tests robot snakes to send to other planets
These snake-shaped robots, called EELS, could one day explore the subsurface ocean of Saturn's moon Enceladus in search of life.
Explore Like an Astronaut: Inspiring the Next Generation
The Artemis Generation will live like no other on Earth, primarily because it will leave Earth like no other generation before it.
Mercury appears with spectacular comet-like tail in night sky
Mercury also has a tail that streams out behind it as it gets close to the sun, but is only visible with a special filter that shows the glow of sodium.
Scientists work out which stars may host life on their planets
Stars containing higher levels of heavier elements may have orbiting planets that are less hospitable to life, researchers have found.
Could a rogue planet destroy the Earth?
Rogue planets that float freely through space without a star to orbit are very difficult for astronomers to detect.
"We are not alone": How James Webb Telescope is hunting down alien worlds
We have found over 5,000 exoplanets so far outside of our solar system, and the James Webb Telescope will help scientists find planets with atmospheres.
Supporting Sustainable Development Through Space Exploration
Space exploration takes off to deliver critical pieces for Earth-specific issues.
Milky Way bigger than it should be
Scientists have discovered that our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is larger than should be expected considering the size of our local galactic neighborhood.
Asteroid the size of a baseball field set for close encounter with Earth
The asteroid, named 2015 RN35, will be traveling at speeds of 13,220 miles per hour as it flies past our planet.
Sun could be heading towards "Terminator" event
The sun can experience two overlapping solar cycles. The end of the overlap leads to a spike in sunspots and other solar activity, researchers have found.
Mars is about to disappear behind a full cold moon in rare occultation
Tonight's full moon will appear in the night sky before Mars passes behind it.
Sun may be waking up with sudden surge in activity and hyperactive sunspot
Five large sunspots have appeared on the Sun's surface, and are facing towards the Earth, putting us in the line of fire for solar flares and CMEs.
Fact Check: Did astronomers find a planet more habitable than Earth?
A Reddit post suggests exoplanet Kepler-442b, located over 1,200 light years away, could be more suitable for humans than the Earth itself.
Bizarre history of cats in space
Several nations, included the U.S. and USSR, have sent animals into space.
When is NASA's Artemis launching and what if it fails its third attempt?
Previous launches were attempted on August 17 and September 24 but were scrubbed due to various issues with the rocket.
China to send monkeys to space to have sex: What could go wrong? A lot
Adam Watkins, an associate professor in reproductive and developmental physiology, told Newsweek why he thought sex in space will not be easy.
"It's alive": Sunspot explodes creating huge solar flare, radio blackouts
Sunspot AR3141 erupted around midnight on November 7, sending high-energy X-rays racing toward Earth.
A 23-ton chunk of rocket is set to slam into Earth and no one knows where
The core booster from China's Long March 5B rocket, delivering the final piece of the Tiangong space station, will crash-land in an uncontrolled reentry.
Weird lights keep appearing in the sky across the U.S.—here's why
The strange, eerie light could be seen in the twilight sky from California to Arizona, leading many to wonder about its origin.
How We Cultivate Resilience in Space Exploration
The next space explorers are looking past the Moon and Mars.
TRAPPIST-1 planets may be far more habitable than we first thought
At 40 light years away from Earth, TRAPPIST-1's four Goldilocks zone planets are one of the prime candidates for finding extra-terrestrial life.
Two sungrazer comets being devoured by Sun captured by NASA probe
Astronomer Tabare Gallardo told Newsweek the comets probably came from a larger space rock that was "previously disrupted."
Will a black hole ever hit Earth?
Scientists have discovered a monster black hole just 1,550 light-years from Earth, the closest one ever found.
Solar power harnessed from space could be wirelessly transmitted to Earth
New Zealand company Emrod says it could start testing the space technology within five years, and carried out a ground-based demo in September.
Finding aliens could trigger global conflict with dire consequences: study
Researchers looked at the possibility of one nation monopolizing any alien interaction, and the likelihood of international conflict.
Didymos: The Monster Companion Asteroid to Dimorphos, Target of NASA's DART
NASA plans to smash into the space rock as part of its mission to protect Earth from devastating asteroid impacts.
Scientist Works Out There Is Over 15,000 Pounds of Human Trash on Mars
Debris from previous Mars landings and crashes might affect future missions to the red planet.
Star Trails in Space Captured by NASA Astronaut in Incredible Viral Image
Donald Pettit is one of the NASA astronauts who helped build the ISS, and has been to space three times.