Alex Galbraith - 17 hours ago
NASA repurposing 'alien finders' for natural gas companies
NASA's latest tech will help us down here on Earth.
NASA repurposing 'alien finders' for natural gas companies NASA repurposing 'alien finders' for natural gas companies
Alex Galbraith - 17 hours ago
NASA's latest tech will help us down here on Earth.
Black hole 'goes on a diet', shocks Yale researchers Black hole 'goes on a diet', shocks Yale researchers
Alex Galbraith - 17 hours ago
A quasar has observably dimmed for the first time.
Rosetta provides fresh view of Comet 67P in unprecedented detail Rosetta provides fresh view of Comet 67P in unprecedented detail
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 23, 2015
Unusual structure suggests it may have formed from two separate objects.
NASA-Microsoft partnership will pioneer virtual Mars exploration NASA-Microsoft partnership will pioneer virtual Mars exploration
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 23, 2015
Holographic computing offers unprecedented opportunity to explore the Red Planet.
'Not just to visit, but to stay': Obama expresses high hopes for mankind's future in outer space 'Not just to visit, but to stay': Obama expresses high hopes for mankind's future in outer space
Alex Galbraith - Jan 22, 2015
Astronaut Scott Kelly received a standing ovation at the State of The Union address.
Microsoft teams up with NASA for ambitious project: bringing virtual reality to Mars Microsoft teams up with NASA for ambitious project: bringing virtual reality to Mars
Alex Galbraith - Jan 22, 2015
A tour of Mars was among the first programs demonstrated on Microsoft's HoloLens prototypes.
NASA satellite puts paparazzi to shame, snapping over 100 million photos of the sun alone NASA satellite puts paparazzi to shame, snapping over 100 million photos of the sun alone
Alex Galbraith - Jan 22, 2015
The Atmospheric Imaging Assembly has snapped its 100 millionth image of the sun.
Scientists learn to extract data buried within meteorites, decoding the 'hard drive' of our solar system Scientists learn to extract data buried within meteorites, decoding the 'hard drive' of our solar system
Alex Galbraith - Jan 22, 2015
Researchers have decoded a "hard drive" onboard meteorites that crashed to Earth.
Study: Ancient supernovae ejected space dust onto ocean's floor Study: Ancient supernovae ejected space dust onto ocean's floor
Dan Taylor - Jan 21, 2015
The surprising study found that supernovae didn't eject nearly as much heavy elements as scientists expected.
Google, Fidelity invest $1 billion in SpaceX as satellite competition heats up Google, Fidelity invest $1 billion in SpaceX as satellite competition heats up
Dan Taylor - Jan 21, 2015
Google wants to launch its own satellites to bring Internet connectivity to remote areas of the world as well as do other jobs, such as create better images of Earth.
Researchers study supernovas using unlikely source...the bottom of Earth's own ocean Researchers study supernovas using unlikely source...the bottom of Earth's own ocean
Alex Galbraith - Jan 21, 2015
Australian researchers have discovered new data about supernovae by analyzing the floor of the Pacific Ocean.
Dawn probe captures best yet image of Ceres Dawn probe captures best yet image of Ceres
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 20, 2015
Photo provides first hints about dwarf planet's surface.
Researchers: Outer solar system may have two undiscovered 'super Earth' planets Researchers: Outer solar system may have two undiscovered 'super Earth' planets
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 20, 2015
If found, they could transform our understanding of the solar system.
Hubble telescope captures huge, stunning image of Andromeda Galaxy Hubble telescope captures huge, stunning image of Andromeda Galaxy
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 20, 2015
Panorama sets new level of precision for spiral galaxy studies.
Puzzling fast radio bursts finally observed in real time Puzzling fast radio bursts finally observed in real time
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 20, 2015
Phenomenon might be coming from outside our galaxy.
Will $1 billion rocket deal with Russia help or hurt relationship with U.S. space program? Will $1 billion rocket deal with Russia help or hurt relationship with U.S. space program?
Alex Galbraith - Jan 20, 2015
It appears the US will be dealing with Russian engines well into the future.
Researchers record unprecedented radio burst equal to 1 million years of Sun's energy Researchers record unprecedented radio burst equal to 1 million years of Sun's energy
Alex Galbraith - Jan 19, 2015
For the first time, a blitzar has been recorded in real time. But it's providing no answers to researchers.
Scientists can't explain mysterious massive burst of radio waves deep in space Scientists can't explain mysterious massive burst of radio waves deep in space
Dan Taylor - Jan 19, 2015
The radio burst lasted just milliseconds but produced as much energy as our sun does in a day, allowing scientists to spot it even though it was 5.5 billion light years away.
2014 warmest year on record, further bolstering case for climate change 2014 warmest year on record, further bolstering case for climate change
Dan Taylor - Jan 19, 2015
Only the eastern United States had below-average temperatures among inhabited areas around the world, which may itself have been due to greenhouse gases.
Scientists recreate space sugars that may hold clues about life's origin Scientists recreate space sugars that may hold clues about life's origin
Alex Galbraith - Jan 18, 2015
Scientists in France have successfully replicated space sugars.
Researchers: Solar system may have Planet X , Planet Y Researchers: Solar system may have Planet X , Planet Y
Andrew McDonald - Jan 17, 2015
The presence of two additional planets might explain the unexpected orbital features of some trans-Neptunian objects.
Kepler finds closest lukewarm Earth-like planet yet Kepler finds closest lukewarm Earth-like planet yet
Alex Galbraith - Jan 17, 2015
The closest exoplanet with a potential for harboring life has been discovered by a crippled Kepler telescope.
Long-lost lander rediscovered on Mars Long-lost lander rediscovered on Mars
Andrew McDonald - Jan 17, 2015
Images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed that the Beagle 2 lander did land on Mars.
Asteroid will come close to Earth on Jan. 26: Does it pose any risk? Asteroid will come close to Earth on Jan. 26: Does it pose any risk?
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 17, 2015
Flyby provides opportunity to obtain detailed surface images
New Horizons initiates approach towards Pluto New Horizons initiates approach towards Pluto
Andrew McDonald - Jan 17, 2015
The probe will use images to correct its heading as it readies for a flyby of Pluto.
Possible ammonia leak drives ISS crew to Russian side Possible ammonia leak drives ISS crew to Russian side
Andrew McDonald - Jan 16, 2015
Leak turned out to be a false alarm, and none of the station's crew or equipment were in danger.
Earth rapidly moving towards unstable 'danger zone' thanks to humans Earth rapidly moving towards unstable 'danger zone' thanks to humans
Alex Galbraith - Jan 16, 2015
Earth may be heading toward a new geological age thanks to humans.
Researchers push artificial intelligence to a new level with 'machine learning' Researchers push artificial intelligence to a new level with 'machine learning'
Alex Galbraith - Jan 15, 2015
New developments in artifical intelligence will actually be able to predict upcoming solar flares.
Astronauts prepare for year-long stay on ISS for research on human body effects Astronauts prepare for year-long stay on ISS for research on human body effects
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 15, 2015
Researchers hope to learn how body fares over long term in space.
10 years of discovery since Huygens probe landed on strange world Titan 10 years of discovery since Huygens probe landed on strange world Titan
Andrew McDonald - Jan 15, 2015
Titan has been shown to be a strange and highly active world, with a hydrocarbon cycle and internal ocean.