A new unusual image reveals what scientists believe are two galaxies that may have been struck by a third galaxy, proving threesomes rarely work, even in outer space.
The astonishing documentary Apollo 11 cobbles together forgotten footage shot by NASA employees and uncatalogued audio recordings from personnel who worked on the Apollo program.
Heidi Neilson’s “Moon Arrow” travels around the New York City shorelines to draw attention to celestial forces acting on the urban landscape.
A Kickstarter project is crowdfunding for a public statue memorializing Félicette, the first cat rocketed into space in 1963.
The USPS is releasing a stamp to commemorate the coming solar eclipse. It manifests a luminous moon at the touch of a finger.
Through around 60 historical and contemporary objects, Lunar Attraction at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem considers the enduring artistic curiosity for the mysteries of the moon.
An observatory on a Hawaiian volcano spent four years digitally surveying the night sky, resulting in the largest sky map to date.
Louis Armstrong performing “Melancholy Blues,” Mozart’s Queen of the Night aria, and panpipes from Peru are etched among the cacophony of Earth sounds on the gold-plated records attached to Voyager 1 and 2.
Michael Najjar has his sights set on being the first civilian artist to travel to space.
The Carnegie Institution for Science announced this week that one researcher’s dive into a collection of glass photographic plates turned up an unexpected image from 1917 that indicates the presence of an exoplanetary system.
This September, NASA is launching its Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer spacecraft on a return journey to the Bennu asteroid, and is inviting the public to send space-inspired art along for the galactic ride.
Back in the 1930s and ’40s, during the height of the Great Depression, artists designed posters for the Works Projects Administration (WPA) to encourage travel to national parks and other tourist sites in the United States.