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25 Jupiter Pictures That Capture The Chaotic Beauty Of Our Solar System’s Largest Planet

25 Jupiter Pictures That Capture The Chaotic Beauty Of Our Solar System’s Largest Planet

These stunning Jupiter pictures, captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft, show the hidden beauty that lurks within the planet's chaotic storms.
New Discovery Confirms That Earth Has Two Other ‘Moons’ Orbiting It Made Completely Of Dust

New Discovery Confirms That Earth Has Two Other ‘Moons’ Orbiting It Made Completely Of Dust

They orbit Earth at the same distance as our known Moon, they're nine times wider than our planet, and we weren't even sure they were there — until now.
NASA Has Lost Priceless Space Artifacts Due To Poor Record-Keeping, Report Reveals

NASA Has Lost Priceless Space Artifacts Due To Poor Record-Keeping, Report Reveals

A new report conducted by NASA's Office of the Inspector General pointed out flaws in the agency's procedures regarding historical artifacts.
NASA Fixes Hubble Telescope Like Anyone Else Would — By Turning It Off And On Again

NASA Fixes Hubble Telescope Like Anyone Else Would — By Turning It Off And On Again

One of the telescope's backup gears, called a gyroscope, had been shut off for 7.5 years.
Spooky “Death Comet” That Looks Like A Human Skull Will Pass By Earth Right After Halloween

Spooky “Death Comet” That Looks Like A Human Skull Will Pass By Earth Right After Halloween

The asteroid is more than 2,000 feet wide and has been classified as potentially hazardous.
Life On Earth May Once Have Been Purple, Researchers Say

Life On Earth May Once Have Been Purple, Researchers Say

The "Purple Earth" hypothesis suggests that retinal, a purple-pigmented molecule, once dominated plant life before chlorophyll— making for some not-so-green foliage.
A Moon Can Have Its Own Moon And The Internet Wants Them To Be Called Moonmoons

A Moon Can Have Its Own Moon And The Internet Wants Them To Be Called Moonmoons

While moonmoon is the Internet's favorite title, other names like "submoon," "moonlet," and "moonito" have all been suggested.
30-Year-Old Doorstop Turns Out To Be Meteorite Valued At $100,000

30-Year-Old Doorstop Turns Out To Be Meteorite Valued At $100,000

A Michigan family had been using the 22-pound rock as a doorstop for the last 30 years when it occurred to them to bring it to the local university for analysis.
Astronomers Just Discovered The Real-Life <em>Star Trek</em> Planet Vulcan

Astronomers Just Discovered The Real-Life Star Trek Planet Vulcan

Creator of the series, Gene Roddenberry, identified a real-life star as the planet Vulcan's would-be sun. As it turns out, there actually is a "Vulcan" orbiting that star.
Solar Observatory In New Mexico Reopens Amid Speculation That Aliens Caused The Closure

Solar Observatory In New Mexico Reopens Amid Speculation That Aliens Caused The Closure

"Nobody would really elaborate on any of the circumstances as to why. The FBI were up there. What their purpose was nobody will say."
Expletive-Filled Tweet Costs Woman Her NASA Internship

Expletive-Filled Tweet Costs Woman Her NASA Internship

One of the organization's famed members, Homer Hickam, did not take kindly to the profane tweet announcing the intern's new position.