We're going to need some more evidence.
The ancient Lyrid meteors have never failed to amaze us.
And we never saw it coming.
Shower your friends with meteor facts.
An 'Oumuamua by any other name would still be as fascinating.
But it was gorgeous.
But you're still extremely unlikely to ever get hit by a piece.
A fireball meteor over Chicago ignites hearts and minds—and scientific reports
Unfortunately for us, meteorites still come in all shapes and sizes
Even though I helped demote it
With near Earth space filled with numerous 'city killer' asteroids, we don't wanna miss a thing
When exactly the massive rock hit Earth remains a mystery
The show should peak around midnight on Tuesday on both U.S. coasts—and everywhere in between
It doesn't take much to enjoy nature's fireworks.
NASA is taking suggestions this week
A tour of places in our solar system where life could persevere
From the Popular Science archives.
The annual event peaks on Thursday
And other Tiangong-1 facts.
Look up! You could see two meteors each minute in the evening hours
Cue Armageddon soundtrack
46P/Wirtanen will be fuzzy, green, and visible with the naked eye.
In person...or via livestreaming video
Capturing a meteor shower takes serious photographic skill, but the results are worth the effort.
Eyes on the skies
Don't you want to meet them?
See peak Perseids August 11-12
Every little bit counts.
It's the first time a working rover has touched down on the far side.
A fireworks display from space
Look out below!
Potentially hazardous objects are rarely all that hazardous.
It's big, but our planet is bigger.
The ocean-filled moon might hold the life we've long searched for in space. And scientists have one shot to reach it.
7 vehicles that will carry humanity into orbit and beyond very soon
It's a matter of perspective
And other experiments launching to the International Space Station this month
My, what epic epochs you have there
The mystery of Martian farts won't be solved overnight.
Calling all astronomers, stargazers, and Neil deGrasse Tysons!
High impact research.
Charon is the real #SuperBloodMoon in latest New Horizons pics
Fortunately it's not headed for Earth
Mind blown in 60 seconds
Sometimes you just need a rocket that flies at 2 million miles per hour
We're getting closer.
As you battle the blizzard, just be happy you don't live on Pluto
We think you can, Opportunity.
InSight rumbles with alien Martian wind.
There go our hopes of nuking an apocalyptic asteroid.
The first one we've seen outside our solar system
How skeptical should we be, and how will we find out if this mystery planet is really out there?
We're under a time crunch.
New Horizons scientist Leslie Young discusses what to expect from the flyby on Tuesday, and the 28-year wait leading up to it
Nuclear explosions, space collisions, or gentle nudges from an ion beam?
Submarines and rovers will go for a dive on the moons of Jupiter and Saturn
Some serious space weather at play.
Though the odds do seem to be in our favor.
It starts orbiting the deadly planet in July
Three of them may be habitable
Even a 1 mph speed boost would make things pretty weird
The traveller (maybe from another star) didn't stay long and it's moving away fast
Step one: realize we're not alone.
It could be the largest moon we've ever seen
A gallery of photos, visualizations, and other pictures of outer space.
This year's missions to the outer solar system are set to shake up the planetary family tree
In the event of a lunar emergency, use pulleys.
The observatory was battered by Hurricane Maria earlier this year.
Scanning a million nearby stars, the 'Breakthrough Listen' project will be the world's biggest hunt for ETs
Short answer: It depends who you ask
The leak has been repaired, but its origins remain mysterious.
By studying Martian meteorites, scientists think they've found an explanation for ancient eruptions on the Red Planet.
But not everyone agrees it's from an asteroid impact.
Here are some highlights from its journey
Astrophysicists measured all of the lights.
To Instagram and beyond
The journey from Bennu to Earth and the future
The 879-ton rocket flew an experimental satellite into space.
The spacecraft completely changed our view of Saturn and her moons
On Io, the floor is basically lava
InSight will tell us about the planet's interior, but it's got to stick the landing first.
Not drifting through the wind.
Yesterday's Antares failure was not exactly unprecedented.
Happy Carl Sagan day! Celebrate with this blast from the past in the pages of Popular Science
LIGO experiment reports a second successful discovery
To gain an edge here on Earth, China is pushing ahead in space
You won't need sunblock, but you'll definitely want a blanket or two
Is there a planet—or even planets—waiting to be discovered out there?
Pebbles and planetesimals pummeled the planet's early surface
Okay, it's really just an eclipse.
We remember the flag raising and "one small step," but what else did Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin do on the Moon?
Better predictions can help us prepare
The longest night of the year and how it works.
And what does it have to do with my GPS being wonky?