Tesla has a referral program that provides its loyal owners who recommend the company's cars to others with rewards. The latest offer: Tesla will laser-etch a photo of the owner's choosing and shoot it into space.
Researchers used an A.I. system to discover unidentified fast radio bursts from a source some 3 billion light-years away. The fast radio bursts were picked from out from a data set that had already been analyzed by astronomers.
Japan is preparing to carry out the first test in space for a so-called “space elevator” that could one day transport people and cargo to orbiting stations way above Earth, at a fraction of the cost of rocket launches.
Stratolaunch, the commercial space company led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, has unveiled a set of rocket-powered launch vehicles that will one day travel with the world's largest airplane to send satellites into space.
Omega Centauri is about 16,000 light years away, making it visible to the naked eye. And it contains some 10 million stars, making it the largest globular cluster in the Milky Way. But it probably doesn't have an ounce of life.
For the first time, astronomers have confirmed Einstein’s century-old theory of general relativity in action near a black hole. An international team has observed gravitational redshift around a supermassive black hole.
NASA's exoplanet-hunting satellite TESS is fully operational and has begun scanning the skies for distant planets, NASA reported on Friday -- and maybe, just maybe, spying signs of life outside of our galaxy.
For the past 28 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has captured some of the most iconic images of outer space. Now, as Mars and Saturn swung by Earth in recent months, the telescope snapped more beautiful images to add to the collection.
Getting soil samples from Mars to Earth will give scientists a chance to learn a lot more about the red planet. A project to do this has taken a big step forward after Airbus agreed to build a rover to help retrieve the samples.