You map, IMAP, we all map.
Citizen scientists, assemble.
A bigger smash solves everything.
Astronomers still have no clue what's causing this star's weird behavior
A far-out plan to create swarms of self-replicating solar panel satellites
Watch a time-lapse here
Some drawings to explain the August eclipse's trajectory.
Don't worry, it's not rocket science.
Even partial eclipses can be exciting.
Experience over two minutes of glorious darkness.
They happen about once every 18 months
It's both chance and certainty. And there's something kind of beautiful about that.
Popular Science on eclipses in Sumatra, Spain, and Hawaii.
Tune in Friday at 4:30 a.m. ET to watch the moon eclipse the sun
Excerpt: Mask of the Sun
If you're in Northern Canada, you'll get the best view.
One of our writers went all the way to the remote Faroe Islands to get the best view of the event
Don't fry your eyeballs with counterfeits.
A magnificent flare, with a magnitude of 6.7. Plus, see our favorite Sun pics ever
It's amazing what centuries of data can do.
The evidence is right in front of you.
Fifty times the size of Jupiter.
Okay, it's really just an eclipse.
It's an event that should bring us all together, so don't mess it up.
This Mars-sized exoplanet is a big deal
On Io, the floor is basically lava
It's not a sign of the apocalypse (we hope)
Houston, we have a ringer
A sweet experiment
But you're still extremely unlikely to ever get hit by a piece.
We really need to work on our communication skills
What is going on with my moon?
The spacecraft completely changed our view of Saturn and her moons
Mars is at its closest and clearest right now. You know you want to look at it.
The next one isn't until 2033, so enjoy the pictures now
NASA's mission to Jupiter is brought to you by: the Sun, from 500 million miles away
What is the solar wind, anyways?
NASA's IRIS mission publishes its first observations.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder where you went
The early solar system was a wild, world-destroying place.
This gas giant has seen it all.
Better predictions can help us prepare
Slow but steady sun-powered spacecraft could transform space travel
Planets are basically just giant dust bunnies.
New high-res images from New Horizons reveal a very blobby space rock.
A very pretty way to predict the solar storms that could take out our power grids
Solar storms, sharp sand, and near-weightlessness are just the tip of the iceberg.
The ocean-filled moon might hold the life we've long searched for in space. And scientists have one shot to reach it.
This summer, the mission may get funding to travel to a mysterious rock at the edge of the solar system
What we learned at a space conference that puts inclusivity first
Pebbles and planetesimals pummeled the planet's early surface
Teaming up to explore the galaxy with an AI assist.
Meet the moon with 11 mile high cliff
An old theory gets a new assist from the sun.
After a long trip, OSIRIS-REx gets down to business.
Itokawa is surprisingly wet.
Pluto is just the beginning
And what does it have to do with my GPS being wonky?
Giant planet orbits three stars at once
If there's a megastructure around Tabby's Star, this is our best shot at hearing the aliens that built it
Reflections from a prodigious force in space exploration.
High impact research.
Capturing a meteor shower takes serious photographic skill, but the results are worth the effort.
Here are some highlights from its journey
The record-breaking rodents will travel to the International Space Station this weekend.
Findings from the MAVEN spacecraft suggest solar eruptions helped to destroy Mars' atmosphere
Another study fails to find evidence for E.T. around star KIC 8462852
Northwestern University puts on a Solar System symphony
Their STEREO is working again!
Radio waves might help protect us from space weather.
The experiment is set to fly to the space station this week
Everything you need to know about NASA's plans to touch the sun.
Another day, another hypothetical object on the outskirts of the solar system.
You can't see it—but Hubble can.
From the Popular Science archives.
New Horizons will soon find out what's up with MU69.
But we won't know until we get there.
Bright lights, big planet.
Some serious space weather at play.
We're under a time crunch.
And in a great year for space exploration, that's saying something.
It's the farthest object we've ever spotted in our neighborhood.
New research provides some clues about our solar system's most mysterious planet.
And it could teach us about the early solar system.
Even 50 years after Apollo 11 landed on the moon.
Rosetta is on a journey to unlock the history of the solar system.
The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life
This year's missions to the outer solar system are set to shake up the planetary family tree
Even though I helped demote it
And he thinks the upcoming flyby will prove it
It could give us clues to how water got to Earth
When NASA's OSIRIS REx probe launches on Sept. 8, it will be carrying this innovative tool