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.
Newly discovered asteroid 2021 PH27 orbits the Sun in just 113 days.
A new study suggests that wind, not water, created the rock layers in Gale Crater, where the Curiosity rover roams.
Perseverance came up empty on its first attempt to grab and stow a sample of Mars.