NASA extends the Spitzer mission for two-and-a-half years
It will look for targets for James Webb to observe more closely.
Exoplanet census suggests Earth really is special
Pale Blue Dot FTW!
Astronomers spot a star with a Jupiter-like storm
This brown dwarf's massive storm is reminiscent of Jupiter's Red Spot.
Hubble spots faint galaxy with 'natural magnifying glass'
'Tayna' existed just 400 million years after the big bang.
NASA space telescope discovers Earth's closest rocky neighbor
NASA researchers working with the Spitzer Space Telescope announced on Thursday that they had inde...
Earth's orbiting observatories and their literally awesome images
While the Voyager 1 probe, launched in 1977, cruises into interstellar space (the farthest man-mad...
NASA uses three space telescopes to detect water vapor on Neptune-sized exoplanet
NASA has been discovering one exoplanet after another these days, but its scientists have to look...
Astronomers theorize what it's like when worlds (and black holes) collide
Tight binary solar systems are inhabited in science fiction -- remember the Star Wars world of Tato...
Spitzer wins GamePolitics' biggest political hypocrite poll
GamePolitics had a pretty sweet idea this week when it polled readers on who they thought the big...