Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Join HuffPost Plus
Caiaimage/Rana Dias via Getty Images
A Nearly Mile-Wide Asteroid With Its Own Moon Hurtles Past Earth This Weekend
Binary asteroid system 1999 KW4 poses no threat of collision with our planet, scientists say.
Bloomberg via Getty Images
See The Most Dazzling Photos Of January's Super Blood Wolf Moon
Sunday's celestial event was the last total lunar eclipse before 2021.
A Super Blood Wolf Moon Will Glow Red In The Sky This January
The total lunar eclipse will be visible from coast to coast in the United States.
NICOLAS BIVER via Getty Images
How To See 'Christmas Comet' 46P/Wirtanen With The Naked Eye
The bright green comet has arrived just in time for the holidays.
Hawaii's Supreme Court Approves Giant Telescope On Sacred Mountain
The court upheld a building permit for the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea, a mountain considered sacred by many Native Hawaiians.
Dream About Leaving Earth With These Photos From The Astronomy Photographer Of The Year Awards
Space looks pretty sweet right about now.
Carnegie Institution for Science
Weird Goblin Planet Found On The Edge Of Solar System
The dwarf planet is new evidence of the long-sought Planet X.
Ethan Miller via Getty Images
Perseid Meteor Shower To Put On Brilliant Show This Weekend
The view is expected to be exceptional this year because the showers coincide with a new moon.
Aumphotography via Getty Images
The Longest Full 'Blood Moon' Of The Century Is Happening This Month
Blood moons have inspired both awe and fear throughout the centuries.
Dept of US Treasury
Steven Mnuchin Sure Seemed To Enjoy The Eclipse He Claimed Not To Care About
“Being a New Yorker, I don’t have any interest in watching the eclipse," he previously said.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Time Life Pictures via Getty Images
How Mae Jemison Space Travel History
Mae Jemison joined NASA in 1987, and in 1992 became the first African-American woman to travel to space.
Anton Vaganov / Reuters
Breathtaking Photos Show The 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Around The World
This is what happens when there's a "supermoon," a "blue moon" and a total lunar eclipse all at once.
A 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Is Going To Light Up The Sky. Here's Where To See It.
NASA is calling it a "lunar trifecta."
Bright Flash And Loud Boom Ignite Meteor Speculation In Great Lakes Region
The National Weather Service in Detroit confirms that the "flash and boom" were not from lightning.
Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Stunning Supermoon Kicks Off New Year
On New Year's Day the full moon coincided with its point in orbit closest to Earth, creating a jaw-dropping supermoon.
Toby Melville / Reuters
Spectacular Supermoon Gets 2018 Off To A Heavenly Start
A breathtaking way to begin the year.
Getty/Owen Humphreys - PA Images
New Year Kicks Off With Supermoon Lunapalooza
2018's biggest supermoon will be followed at the end of January by a "super blue blood moon."
vkbhat via Getty Images
Stargazers Rejoice: U.S. Gets Its First International Dark Sky Reserve
The 1,400-square-mile area in central Idaho offers brilliant views of the night sky.
NASA via Getty Images
The 2017 Supermoon Seen From Around The World
jakkapan21 via Getty Images
The Last Full Moon Of 2017 Is Going To Be A Supermoon
A fittingly dramatic end to the year.
NSF/LIGO/Sonoma State University/A Simonnet/Reuters
In A First, Scientists Spot Light Amid Gravitational Waves Emitted By Colliding Stars
“We’ve heard this thunder before," one scientist said, "but this is the first time we’ve also been able to see the lightning.”
Julie Thurston Photography via Getty Images
Hawaii Greenlights Permit For Massive Telescope, Setting Stage For More Protests
Many Native Hawaiians oppose additional construction on Mauna Kea, a mountain which they consider sacred.
Real Life. Real News. Real Voices.
Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.
Join HuffPost Plus
Let us know what you'd like to see as a HuffPost Member.
Take the survey
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit