The Most Badass Moons in the Solar System- Titan: Seasons, Lakes and Life Planet: Saturn Diameter: km Date of Discovery: 1655 (Christiaan Huygens) Most Badass Feature: Enormous, hydrocarbon-filled seas with names like Kraken Mare
This artist's image depicts a faraway solar system like our own except for one big difference. Planets and asteroids circle around not one, but two suns. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope found evidence that such solar systems may be common in the universe.
The colorful Eagle Nebula taken at the National Science Foundation's telescope on Kitt Peak. Located in the constellation of Serpens, the Serpent, the Eagle Nebula is a very luminous open cluster of stars surrounded by dust and gas.
Intergalactic Matter Structure (Millennium Simulation) can you imagine? Our universe is part of a sponge like web!
The bright star cluster NGC 6520 and the strangely shaped dark cloud Barnard 86 Credit: ESO
If you looked up into the sky last night, you may have witnessed an annular solar eclipse, when the moon does not completely block the sun, but leaves a fi
NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute ~ NASA released this rare view of Saturn taken from the Cassini spacecraft. the image was taken while Cassini was in the planet's shadow, so Saturn and its rings were backlit by the sun.
Need to break out the telescope.The year 2014 is packed with amazing night sky events. See the year's most exciting celestial events to mark on your calendar in this Space.
50 years of talking to spaceships (pictures)
An image taken by Voyager 1 shows a volcanic plume on the Jupiter moon Io. Launched in Voyagers 1 and 2 were nearing the edge of our solar system in poised to cross into interstellar space. More: Voyager 1 set to burst the plasma bubble