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Asteroid 6478 Gault with two narrow, comet-like tails of debris that suggest the space rock is self-destructing.

The Hubble telescope spotted an asteroid that has grown two tails — and scientists think it’s ripping itself to pieces

A 2.5-mile-wide asteroid called Gault was discovered in 1988, but it may not exist as we know it for much longer. The space rock is spinning apart.
The moon as seen by astronauts in space.

Earth’s air supply may reach nearly 400,000 miles into space — so far that the moon constantly flies through it

Our planet's gases reach so far into space that they envelope the moon. The discovery could help astronomers refine deep-space observation data.
A picture of Neptune taken by the Voyager 2 spacecraft, showing a since-vanished dark storm.

The Hubble telescope has discovered a ‘dark vortex’ raging on Neptune that would swallow 20% of Earth’s surface

New pictures taken by the Hubble Space Telescope reveal a mysterious "dark tempest" storm raging on Neptune and a "giant" frigid cap on top of Uranus.
The Hubble Space Telescope orbiting Earth in 2009.

NASA’s Hubble space telescope just lost a vital part, and one of its backups is ‘acting drunk.’ Here’s why astronomers haven&#...

A vital part of the Hubble Space Telescope, which records stunning images of the universe, failed on Friday. The part is one of six gyroscopes that help the observatory stay pointed at celestial objects. Three others still work, but NASA may start using just one, limiting Hubble's observations.
European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst.

An astronaut photographed the ‘blood moon’ from the International Space Station, and his pictures are haunting

German astronaut Alexander Gerst, who lives aboard the International Space Station, used his camera to take stunning photos of the total lunar eclipse, or blood moon, from orbit on July 27, 2018.

Americans spent a record $36 billion on video games last year, and demographics show that number is expected to go up in 2018

This week, thousands of video and computer game enthusiasts are going to the Electronic Entertainment Expo to see what's new in gaming — an industry that supports 200,000 jobs, made $36 billion from Americans alone, and attracts a variety of consumers.
Margarita Lasalle (L-R), the budget keeper, and Joellen Berman, Guidance Data Specialist, and Holli Sutton visit the memorial in front of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as teachers and staff are allowed to return to the school for the first time since the mass shooting on campus on February 23, 2018 in Parkland, Florida.

In the wake of Parkland, Trump is meeting with leaders from the video game industry to discuss gun violence — but don’t expect anything to...

After yet another school shooting, President Donald Trump is meeting with video game industry execs and conservative groups to discuss violent video games.
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with members of Congress to discuss school and community safety in the wake of the Florida school shootings.

President Trump will meet with video game industry reps in wake of Florida school shooting

The Entertainment Software Association, which represents the video game industry, will meet with White House officials on Thursday.
2016's "Doom" is an outrageously violent game. It's also really good!

One glaring piece of evidence refutes the claim that playing violent video games causes gun violence

The same video games are sold all over the world, yet gun violence is far more prevalent in the United States than anywhere else.