Titan's exotic atmosphere explains unexpected polar cooling
Titan's exotic atmosphere explains unexpected polar cooling
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 11, 2017
Freezing of internal ocean and impacting objects are unlikely to have created chains of pits.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 08, 2017
Instrument sensitivity is being enhanced to detect even small quantities of water.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 02, 2017
Exocomets are smallest objects ever found orbiting a star other than the Sun.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 31, 2017
In unprecedented observation, five science instruments studied a single dust jet for several hours.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 25, 2017
Knowing temperatures of these events helps scientists identify their sources.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 23, 2017
Extended mission will study dynamics of transient atmosphere as Ceres approaches perihelion.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 21, 2017
Studying evolution and history of asteroids will help scientists learn how to protect Earth from future impacts.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 17, 2017
Ability to observe an event via both gravitational waves and light is a revolution for modern astronomy.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 17, 2017
Scientists cannot predict its landing location until hours before re-entry.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 16, 2017
Discovery may indicate rings around planets and asteroids are more common than previously thought.
Jeremy Morrow - Oct 10, 2017
A string of hydrothermal vents discovered on Mars could help researchers better understand how Earth first began to support life.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 03, 2017
A cooler climate and sufficient cloud cover may have made it possible for the planet to host liquid water.
Kathy Fey - Jul 29, 2017
Scientists have found evidence that Saturn's moon Titan harbors a possible ingredient for life.
Kathy Fey - Jul 25, 2017
The Hubble Space Telescope caught a glimpse of the diminutive moon Phobos while photographing Mars.
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?
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.
Tobi Gerdes - Sep 10, 2016
Lena Dunham made controversial comments about meeting Odell Beckham Jr.
Alex Bourque - Aug 14, 2016
It is named thusly as it cannot sustain the fusion energy as normal stars do and end up burning out.
Alex Bourque - Aug 14, 2016
Bernie Sanders supporters have raised a furor at the start of the DNC.
Dirk Trudeau - May 23, 2016
We are learning more about Mars each day.
Jason Spencer - May 14, 2016
The second Saturday in May marks International Migratory Bird Day, which serves as a reminder of why birds are an important part of our ecosystem
Ian Marsh - May 01, 2016
The birds give birth to more chicks than they can care for.
Ian Marsh - Apr 28, 2016
While smaller unmanned crafts would take around 72 hours.
Jason Spencer - Apr 17, 2016
Technology Company Lockheed Martin aims to inspire students in the STEM subjects with new virtual reality technology including a school bus that explores Mars
Jason Spencer - Apr 02, 2016
Apple updates Siri to give the help needed to victims of sexual assault and rape
Kathy Fey - Mar 26, 2016
A new study suggests that the inner moons and rings of Saturn may have only recently formed during Earth's era of dinosaurs.
Jason Spencer - Mar 24, 2016
The launch was successful, but there was difficulty in landing on the floatation barge that led to the exploding of the rocket.
David Sims - Mar 20, 2016
However, abortion advocates say that identifying how the process is carried out and the personnel involved being publicly identified may lead to violence and injury to the professionals.
Craig Hall - Jan 26, 2016
Launched in 2004, Mars rover Opportunity was only supposed to explore for 90 days. 12 years later, it is still actively exploring and transmitting data back to Earth.
Craig Hall - Jan 25, 2016
It will probably go on display instead, but SpaceX will test it to make sure it could go again if need be.
Alex Bourque - Jan 12, 2016
Interview with professor Zoltan Sternovsky, of the University of Colorado, Boulder, who detected a nearly invisible cloud of dust hovering above the moon.
Alex Bourque - Jan 09, 2016
NASA's has compiled footage taken by Opportunity to create a video of the Mars rover's 26.2 mile journey across the surface of the red planet.
Jason Spencer - Dec 21, 2015
With recent tests using individual 3D printed parts proving successful, NASA gets closer to producing a fully-functioning 3D printed rocket engine
Dirk Trudeau - Dec 20, 2015
An amazing discovery by the European Space Agency suggests that Venus, our closest planetary neighbor, might be volcanically active.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 24, 2017
The lunar crust is composed of just one mineral, meaning a secondary resurfacing must have occurred.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 10, 2017
More than four billion miles from Earth, mysterious target may be a binary system.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 08, 2017
As proto-planets grow, increased pressure warms them up, causing ices to sublimate.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 03, 2017
Study confirms dust pebbles combine to form larger bodies, such as comets and planets.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 27, 2017
First interstellar object to pass through solar system is now on one-way trip out.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 27, 2017
Dwarf planet appears to have had strong crust with deformable material beneath it.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 24, 2017
Planets are forming from multiple sites instead of growing from just one site.
Miriam Griffin - Oct 21, 2017
Japanese astronomers announced this week that they discovered a 50-kilometer underground cave on the Moon. They said that this cave might have value not only for present-day scientists, but also future lunar settlers.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 21, 2017
Bright meteors are composed of debris from Halley's Comet.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 19, 2017
Distribution of organic materials is inconsistent with delivery by comets or asteroids.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 16, 2017
Fan-shaped regions of alluvial deposits correspond exactly with areas of highest rainfall.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 11, 2017
Origin of coronal X-ray emissions could be key to answering a question that has long baffled scientists.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 11, 2017
Astronomers will have opportunity to observe a complete rotation of the object in just one night.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 10, 2017
Future of iceberg and Larsen C ice shelf remain uncertain.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 05, 2017
Disk's chemical composition is strangely similar to that of comets in our solar system.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 02, 2017
Comet that originated in Oort Cloud has likely been active for at least four years.
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 19, 2017
Tiny moon Cressida is also causing distortion in one of the planet's rings.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 14, 2017
That changed with the final occultation in July, when mission scientists successfully obtained data about the object's shape from observing the event in Patagonia, Argentina, with portable telescopes.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 06, 2017
Cassini mission chief scientist Linda Spilker worked on the Voyagers' Infrared Spectrometer and Radiometer in her first position after graduating from college.
David Sims - Aug 09, 2017
In addition, researchers used data from the Atacama Large Millimeter Array in Chili to find traces of vinyl cyanide in Titan's atmosphere.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 02, 2017
The simulation suggests these worlds will go directly from melting to runaway greenhouse effects.
James Smith - Jun 16, 2017
The satellite, named Micius after an ancient Chinese philosopher, successfully transmitted entangled photons between three widely separated land-based stations.
Lucas Rowe - May 31, 2017
NASA is set to announce an upcoming space mission that will fly an unmanned spacecraft into the outer edges of the 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 - Jan 27, 2017
In December an unmanned cargo ship carrying supplies for the International Space Station, fell apart six minutes after lift-off.
Chad Young - Dec 15, 2016
But his biggest concern was that if such an object was to hit earth, we have no way to defend ourselves.
James Smith - Nov 21, 2016
U.S. President Elect Donald Trump is getting a warning sign about global warming from the new super moon.
Harry Marcolis - Nov 20, 2016
But conspiracy theorists are not buying any explanations from NASA.
Jeremy Morrow - Nov 19, 2016
A star is being reported as the most perfectly spherical object ever observed in nature.
Jeremy Morrow - Nov 19, 2016
The crew of Expedition 51 arrived on the International Space Station on Saturday.
Adam Widmer - Nov 18, 2016
Physicist, Stephen Hawking, predicted that homo sapien life on earth has only a one thousand year shelf life remaining.
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.
Dirk Trudeau - Jan 25, 2016
The team at the Marshall Space Flight Center is in the early stages of figuring out the logistics.
Alex Bourque - Jan 25, 2016
Plutonium-238 emits a steady heat through natural radioactive decay.
Dirk Trudeau - Jan 25, 2016
A new study published in the journal Astrobiology suggests that any life that existed in our neighborhood has come and gone.
Alex Bourque - Jan 08, 2016
A groundbreaking discovery by scientists from the University of Glasgow strengthens the case that Mars may have once been home to a range of microscopic organisms.
Joyce Clark - Dec 27, 2015
NASA will convene this fall to discuss possible "exploration zones," which would serve as a landing site for the first manned mission to Mars.
David Sims - Sep 16, 2015
Double rainbows have nothing on Earth's newest dynamic duo: the double crater.
David Sims - Sep 15, 2015
The space probe New Horizons continues to wow the world with the release of a new set of photos of Pluto's surface.