The first-ever planetary defense mission is now on its way to the asteroid Didymos and its moon, Dimorphos.
Astronomers have observed an object like ‘Oumuamua — but unlike the first known interstellar visitor, this one is in the solar system.
A quasi-satellite of Earth, named Kamoʻoalewa, might actually be a chip off our Moon.
Huge chunks and twisted slabs of dark glass are strewn across a patch of the Chilean Atacama Desert. Do they have a cosmic origin?
A group of Japanese astronomers just discovered a potential new impact at the planet Jupiter.
The Moon may have formed in a one-two punch, new simulations suggest.
China's Chang'e 5 mission returned pieces of the Moon in a technological feat last year. Now, scientists are publishing the first analyses of those samples.
Catch one of the most active small bodies in the solar system during a rare superoutburst.
"Mushballs," first inferred to exist on Jupiter, may fall within the atmospheres of all the solar system's giant planets.
Scientists have discovered the first meteorite that doesn't fall into one of two fundamental groups. The meteorite provides a unique glimpse into the era of asteroid formation and migration.