(Phys.org)—A pair of researchers with the Physical Research Laboratory in India studying data sent back from NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) probe has found possible evidence of the development of rings around the planet. Show More Summary
Alan Stern has never been happy with Pluto's demotion to dwarf planet. Principal investigator of NASA's New Horizons mission, he told Gizmodo the International Astronomical Union's new definition of a planet, which excludes Pluto, is...Show More Summary
Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows—water that sustains a substantial share of the global population.
Exoplanets are widely believed to be the best hope of finding life elsewhere in the universe.
NASA announced a major upcoming press conference to reveal "a discovery beyond our solar system." The media event is set for Wednesday and will unveil new findings on exoplanets -- planets that orbit stars other than our sun. RELATED:...Show More Summary
"It's bullshit," Alan Stern, principle investigator of NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto, has said about the demotion of Pluto from the ranks of official planet status. Now Stern is heading up a team of NASA scientists who have proposed...Show More Summary
NASA scientists have discovered living microorganisms trapped inside crystals for as long as 60,000 years in a mine in Mexico. "This has profound effects on how we try to understand the evolutionary history of microbial life on this planet," she said. The mine is famous for its huge crystals, some as long as 50 feet (15 meters).
NASA is teasing “new findings” about planets outside the solar system. NASA today announced it is holding a press conference on Wednesday to present findings concerning “planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets.”...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2017 NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The event will air live on NASA...
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The private company's newest rocket was sent with supplies to the International Space Station.
The space agency is holding a news conference Wednesday to announce a big new find of planets beyond our solar system but still in the same neighborhood of the Milky Way.
NASA scientists have discovered living microorganisms trapped inside crystals for as long as 60,000 years in a mine in Mexico.
Taraji P. Henson turned in one of the best performances this year in “Hidden Figures,” the true story about the black women who were an integral part of NASA’s first manned mission to the moon. Alongside Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe,...Show More Summary
As SpaceX reactivates a historic launch pad, NASA is weighing the next step in space exploration
“It’s bullshit,” Alan Stern, principle investigator of NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto, has said about the demotion of Pluto from the ranks of official planet status. Now Stern is heading up a team of NASA scientists who have proposed a new definition of planets that would do more than just reinstate the icy… Read more...
It's goal is to is to save the lives of those whose job it is to save lives.
The box-office success of best picture nominee "Hidden Figures" is as much an underdog story as the one it tells. When director Theodore Melfi's look at the black female mathematicians who were vital in getting Americans in space inShow More Summary
Mike Fossum is a shining example for astronaut wannabes shooting for the stars. His story undeniably proves that dreams of space voyages come true if you have the motivation and courage to pursue them. In an interview with Astrowatch.net, the veteran NASA astronaut talks about his successful astronaut career, recollecting unforgettable and thrilling moments in space.
A Falcon 9 rocket blasted off without a hitch from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, carrying a Dragon cargo craft to resupply the ISS. The launch marked the first private spacecraft use of the revamped Apollo launchpad in Florida.