NASA Spacecraft To Reach Jupiter On July 4A spacecraft from NASA is bound for a Fourth of July encounter with Jupiter in the latest quest to study how the largest planet in the solar system formed and evolved. If all goes as planned, Juno will spend nearly a year circling the planet.
New Evidence Points To 9th Planet In Our Solar SystemThis possible new planet is 5,000 times bigger than outcast Pluto and billions of miles farther away, said scientists who presented "good evidence" for a long hypothesized Planet X on Wednesday.
Blue Moon? Friday's Celestial Event Comes With A CatchThis is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe.
Two North Texas Men Plan Trip To Mars… On A One-Way TicketTwo North Texas men want to be part of a program to send earthlings to Mars and colonize it. They are among 200,000 people from around the world who signed up to participate in “Mars One."
North Texans Stay Up Late In Awe Of Blood Moon VisionDozens of people gathered at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas early Tuesday morning to see the first of a series of eclipses so rare it usually happens only once every several hundred years.
Astronomers Seeing More Planets Than StarsThe more astronomers look for other worlds, the more they find that it's a crowded and crazy cosmos.