Students ask the media to publicize their images if they die in a shooting, a prison in Mississippi will replace in-person visits with low-budget Skype, and a minor planet gets its name.
The Kepler telescope has run out of fuel and officially entered retirement. Luckily, there is a replacement on the way to continue our observation of the stars.
Quakes may offer scientific clues about planets' interiors.
As the U.S. prepares to relaunch domestic production of plutonium-238, the space community wishes to assure the public of its safety. Are they right?
Scientists weigh the possibility that methane gas on Mars comes from microorganisms in the soil.
Planet hunter Geoff Marcy scans the skies for answers to the universal question of other life.