The Large Magellanic Cloud, just outside the Milky Way where stars are born, has the capacity to also build life.
War in space will not look as good as Star Wars, rather, it will simply wipe out communications, destabilise economies and create clouds of high speed debris.
Nasa's Odyssey spacecraft was flying 5,615km away from Phobos and nearly 20,000km away from Deimos when the images were captured.
In a recent Reddit AMA session, futurist Michio Kaku detailed how the first contact with alien life could turn out.
The robotic spacecraft landed on the Red Planet in 2008 to explore its surface and atmospheric history and find evidence of water.
The Juno probe was hovering above Jupiter's clouds, around 137,264 to 200,937 km away, when it captured the time-lapse sequence of images.
The sun's surface is surrounded by a magnetic field that acts as a barrier to stop massive solar eruptions known as coronal mass ejections.
New research revealed that water on the moon is more widespread and immobile than previously thought.
The Nasa-backed project could ultimately improve efficiency of the astronauts on deep-space missions.
Scientists used Nasa's Hubble telescope to make the most precise measurements of the Universe's expansion rate till date.
The seven-year-long work on the system shows that West Antarctic ice sheets are melting at a rapid rate.
The first mission of the vehicle will be an uncrewed flight to the far side of the moon sometime in 2020.
Nasa spent eight years modifying a structure that took only two years to build.
Victor Buso was testing a new telescope camera mounted on the top of his home when he made the unique discovery.
The storm – the largest in the solar system – is about to calm down and will eventually cease to exist.
Astronauts can live in the suit for six days without taking it off. Food and waste will remain in the suit.
Cassini was more than 600,000km away from Saturn when the images for the mosaic were taken.
The spacecraft's original mission was just for two years and has seen five extensions.
The wide-angle image taken by Juno shows the northern area of Jupiter's north temperate belt and cloud formations swirling over it.
The giant void is a supermassive black hole located at the centre of spiral galaxy M77.