The subtle effect of sunlight may turn the near-Earth asteroid Apophis toward Earth in 2068 . . . but chances for impact remain small.
Astronomers have tallied how star-making material evolved over cosmic time — and they've predicted how long stars will keep forming before the universe goes dark.
NASA's Osiris-REX mission has successfully touched down on the asteroid Bennu to collect a sample of its surface for return to Earth.
NASA's Osiris-REX mission has found evidence of ancient water flows on the surface of asteroid Bennu.
This year’s award goes to three researchers who played key roles in developing the theoretical and observational evidence for black holes.