Bright areas on Ceres may be geologically active
Bright areas on Ceres may be geologically active
Laurel Kornfeld - 3 hours ago
Ceres likely had more bright spots billions of years ago, when it experienced far more impacts.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 08, 2017
Astronomers have detected a pair of super-Earths just 111 light years away.
Delila James - Dec 08, 2017
When explanet K2-18b was first identified in 2015, it caused some excitement when scientists found it was orbiting within its star's habitable zone, making the presence of liquid water possible.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 06, 2017
New research that Jupiter's moon Europa has the formations needed to create plate tectonics.
Delila James - Dec 06, 2017
NASA scientists have found surprising evidence that the exoplanet WASP-18b, a "hot Jupiter" lacks water and has a stratosphere consisting almost entirely of carbon monoxide.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 06, 2017
Plants were grown in the closed ecosystems that would be necessary on Mars.
Delila James - Dec 01, 2017
Phaethon will be closest to Earth on Dec. 16, when it will be some 6.4 million miles away, according to NASA projections.
Alex Bourque - Nov 23, 2017
Titan's unique atmospheric chemistry explains unexpected polar cooling and weird cyanide clouds, new study says.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 17, 2017
Haze particles rather than atmospheric gases are responsible for atmospheric cooling mechanism.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 13, 2017
Technology could make it possible for a probe to do basic science on Venus for several months or longer.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 08, 2017
Instrument sensitivity is being enhanced to detect even small quantities of water.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 01, 2017
Simulation shows alternate mechanism that required little water to transport surface material down slopes.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 26, 2017
Studies of Jupiter's gravitational field are revealing new information about the planet's structure.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 25, 2017
Failure of feed mechanism late last year has forced mission team to study new drilling technologies.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 23, 2017
Magnetotail's unique orientation caused by interaction with the solar wind.
Rick Docksai - Oct 19, 2017
Mars' atmosphere is almost entirely carbon dioxide. But a new study indicates that a human mission to Mars could use plasma to convert the carbon dioxide into enough breathable oxygen to survive, along with a byproduct that can be used as rocket fuel.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 18, 2017
Spacecraft's final orbits shed light on inner workings and composition of of Saturn's rings and atmosphere.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 18, 2017
Presence of Antarctic lakes in spite of freezing temperatures inspired study of early Mars.
Jackie Flores - Oct 05, 2017
Researchers have found that methane deposits may have allowed Mars to maintain liquid water on its surface.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 05, 2017
High radiation levels detected on Mars for two days following solar storm.
Joseph Scalise - Sep 27, 2017
NASA researchers hope to find ways to protect astronauts against deadly space radiation, which could be a big setback to future deep space travel.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 25, 2017
Project is part of broader vision to transform China into a leader in space exploration.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 18, 2017
Study aimed at understanding psychological, mental, and physical effects of long-term space travel.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 12, 2017
Cassini is set to plunge into the planet.
Tobi Gerdes - Sep 01, 2017
Incoming data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft indicates that Saturn's trademark rings may have formed only 100 million or so years ago.
Kathy Fey - Aug 09, 2017
NASA's Cassini space probe sent back an image from Saturn showing its gauzy F ring with tiny moon Prometheus.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 08, 2017
Probe continues to seek answers about how an ancient wet world became cold and dry.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 06, 2017
Phenomenon surprised scientists by its proximity to the planet's equator and its bright clouds.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 03, 2017
A cooler climate and sufficient cloud cover may have made it possible for the planet to host liquid water.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jul 26, 2017
Use of two aircraft provides observers more than seven minutes of totality to conduct observations.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jul 24, 2017
Surface features suggest water may once have flowed down the crater rim.
Jeremy Morrow - Mar 29, 2017
Billions of years ago, Mars looked very different to the present-day dusty rock.
Vicky Webb - Mar 14, 2017
A group of researchers wants to send a box into space that will eventually house the coldest spot in the universe.
Clint Huston - Mar 06, 2017
Nasa scientists have proposed an audacious plan that could give Mars its atmosphere back and make it habitable for future human colonists.
Jeremy Morrow - Jan 14, 2017
This brings the age old question of if NASA can use the drug why is it illegal?
David Sims - Nov 21, 2016
NASA has been accused of faking landing rovers on Mars much in the same way they were attacked with faking the moon landing.
Dirk Trudeau - Oct 12, 2016
Lena Dunham made controversial comments about meeting Odell Beckham Jr.
James Smith - Oct 12, 2016
Deceased Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury, has had an asteroid named after him.
Jose Jefferies - Oct 10, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama believes that NASA and private companies must work together in order to reach Mars.
Vicky Webb - Oct 06, 2016
A new study is suggesting that travel to Mars could lead to brain damage.
Aaron Sims - Oct 02, 2016
Singer, Adele, announced that she would not be the halftime act at the next NFL Super Bowl.
Laurel Kornfeld - 3 hours ago
Shadows cast by the rings and particles raining from them appear to interact with Saturn's atmosphere.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 14, 2017
Iconic storm's clouds extend around 200 miles into Jupiter's atmosphere.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 13, 2017
Researchers have figured out why space rocks burn up in Earth's atmosphere.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 08, 2017
Metals delivered by impacting planetesimals could have assimilated into Earth's core.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 07, 2017
James Webb Space Telescope will enable scientists to determine the compositions of both planets.
Delila James - Dec 06, 2017
A new study suggests that Jupiter's moon Europa experiences plate tectonic activity similar to that on Earth, a finding raises the chances of life existing in the vast ocean believed to lie beneath the moon's icy shell.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 30, 2017
Planets tidally locked to their stars may have very different air flows than seen on Earth.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 24, 2017
Extensive groundwater system could be the source of the salt on Earth but not on Mars.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 23, 2017
Science team stitched together 42 images to create stunning photo of Saturn backlit by the Sun.
Jackie Flores - Nov 22, 2017
Using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), researchers found the seasonal streaks on Marsexist only on slopes steep enough for dry grains to fall the way they do on the faces of active dunes
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 21, 2017
These sites likely do not contain sufficient water to host microbial life.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 17, 2017
First privately-funded planetary science mission will search for life in Enceladus' plumes.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 08, 2017
As proto-planets grow, increased pressure warms them up, causing ices to sublimate.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 07, 2017
Orbiters will be used as relay stations for data the rover collects.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 01, 2017
Researchers take advantage of rare opportunity to observe polar regions through Juno mission and space telescopes.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 17, 2017
Shielding, pharmaceuticals, and faster rockets are all being studied for the protections they provide.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 16, 2017
Fan-shaped regions of alluvial deposits correspond exactly with areas of highest rainfall.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 09, 2017
First ever infrared photos shed light on small moon's composition.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 29, 2017
High levels of hydrogen detected could exist within subsurface water ice.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 27, 2017
First observations of this side show chaotic, irregular atmospheric behavior.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 27, 2017
Strange features are products of complex geological and climate history.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 21, 2017
Discovery of large ice deposits lead scientists to suspect many similar, smaller deposits are also present at the poles.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 16, 2017
Probe's discoveries transformed scientists understanding of the outer solar system.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 16, 2017
Researchers often add constraints or adjustments that compensate for the fact that their data cannot include every last detail, to their studies.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 12, 2017
The spacecraft will plunge into Saturn by the end of the year.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 11, 2017
Fourteen names for features on Pluto and its five moons submitted by NASA's New Horizons mission have been approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature.
Josh Curlee - Sep 11, 2017
China is spending 400million-yuan ($61.6 million) on the site, which spans 59,000 square miles and is located in the Qinghai province, a northern area of Tibet that is close to the westernmost tip of the Great Wall.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 11, 2017
The element was discovered in mineral veins composed of calcium sulfate, which could have been produced by surface water billions of years ago.
Josh Curlee - Aug 31, 2017
Vicky Webb - Aug 30, 2017
Optimal launch conditions from Earth to Mars occur every 26 months, which is why the mission was postponed for two years.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 28, 2017
Another beautiful photo of Saturn via NASA.
Jeremy Morrow - Aug 26, 2017
Spacecraft's science instruments will probe deeply into Saturn's atmosphere.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jul 26, 2017
Unanswered questions remain about magnetic field, ring composition, and atmosphere.
Tyler Henderson - Jun 26, 2017
And the company may surpass its 2016 total on Sunday, when it is scheduled to launch another mission. SpaceX is aiming to achieve 20 to 24 missions total before the year is out.
Jason Spencer - Mar 24, 2017
Scientists in Germany are turning on what is being described as 'the world's largest artificial sun.'
Harry Marcolis - Mar 20, 2017
Professor Stephen Hawking has revealed he is planning to travel into space on Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic.
Adam Widmer - Nov 23, 2016
The conditions that led to the existence of life consisted of extreme pressure and the heat forcing emergence of life.
Harry Marcolis - Nov 23, 2016
A large deposit of ice has been found almost at the equator of Mars.
Clint Huston - Nov 20, 2016
Elon Musk has come up with a solution for this forefront question by creating fuel tanks from carbon fiber.
Adam Widmer - Oct 25, 2016
Volunteers for the mission to Mars face many challenges to their survival.
Adam Widmer - Oct 25, 2016
The Earth boasts incredibly rare minerals you can't find on other planets.
Ian Marsh - Aug 14, 2016
Jeremy Morrow - Jul 05, 2016
The images were taken on December 18th by the NASA Curiosity rover's Mast Camera.
Aaron Sims - May 23, 2016
Former drummer of popular thrash metal band, Megadeth, Nick Menza, died on stage May 21, 2016 while performing with OHM: in California.
Aaron Sims - May 23, 2016
Former drummer of popular thrash metal band, Megadeth, Nick Menza, died on stage May 21, 2016 while performing with OHM: in California.
Jason Spencer - Apr 01, 2016
The Argyre basin on the southern latitude of Mars could hold the answer to the debate on whether life existed on the Red Planet
Ian Marsh - Apr 01, 2016
The main reason for this is to ensure that the engine is always in top condition every time.
James Smith - Mar 08, 2016
Beyonce, as always, made a lot of waves with her Super Bowl 50 performance.
Andrew Blake - Mar 05, 2016
NFL All-pro Seattle Seahawks running back, Marshawn Lynch, has been telling family and league sources that he will retire.
Aaron Sims - Mar 04, 2016
The report outlines the mission in three phases: Earth Reliant, Proving Grounds, and Earth Independent.