Astronomers see ‘moon-forming disk’ around distant exoplanet for the first time – CNET

This is where baby moons come from.

Scientists discover 15,000-year-old viruses frozen in glacier ice – CNET

Most of the viruses were previously unknown to us.

NASA Perseverance rover gears up to collect its first Mars rock sample – CNET

Perseverance is almost ready to shove some Mars rock into a tube.

See how wildfire smoke has covered much of the United States – CNET

The lower 48 is largely blanketed by hazy, smoke-filled skies as wildfires rage across the West.

Feral hogs have outsized climate impact ‘greater than a million cars’ – CNET

There are way more than 30 to 50 feral hogs out there ripping up soil.

Watch a wondrous NASA flyby video of Jupiter and its moon Ganymede – CNET

The Juno spacecraft's recent flybys are rendered as an astonishing tour.

Try to solve the riddle on these new ‘Mystery Message’ postage stamps – CNET

The colorful shapes on the USPS stamps spell out a secret message.

NASA Perseverance rover investigates ‘garden pavers’ in Mars lakebed – CNET

NASA's Perseverance is going in for a close look at the rocks.

NASA is growing space chile peppers on the ISS — and astronauts will taste them – CNET

The hardest part is waiting several months to chow down.

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope lives: Backup hardware fixes glitch – CNET

The 31-year-old space telescope had been in safe mode for a month. Now it's back to…