'Starshot' plan gets probes to Alpha Centauri in your lifetime
Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner are backing a $100 million effort to explore our closest neighboring star.
NASA is building a new exoplanet-hunting tool
The $10 million instrument is expected to start looking for exoplanets in 2019.
NASA's next space telescope sees 100 times more than Hubble
WFIRST's extremely large viewing area will help you understand the universe.
ICYMI: NASA's new telescope, amazing robot hand and more
Hubble might be able to analyze exoplanet atmosphere, but the new one will cover 100 times the area.
Exoplanet census suggests Earth really is special
Pale Blue Dot FTW!
ICYMI: Pigeon cancer detection, pill stethoscope and more
Pigeons can detect breast cancer, this is not a drill
NASA's chemical 'laptop' would help find life on other planets
NASA says it has the first device designed to find key signs of life on other worlds.
Scientists chart Mach 7 winds on a Jupiter-sized exoplanet
When scientists discovered a Jupiter-sized exoplanet in the Vulpecula constellation, they knew the...
Astronomers find the first planet known to orbit a white dwarf
Astronomers have spotted a planet slowly being eradicated by a dying star.