Monday, October 18, 2021

NASA is ready to take on the world with its new...

NASA has big plans to fight against climate change and its devastating global impacts with a new climate action plan the agency released on...

NASA spacecraft will crash into an asteroid at 15,000 mph. Will...

NASA has announced the launch date for an upcoming mission to punch an asteroid in the face with a high-speed spacecraft. The mission, called the...

Not all Mars spacecraft might need such deep cleaning, scientists find

Mars-bound landers and rovers may not need to undergo quite such stringent cleaning procedures as they previously have before leaving Earth, a committee evaluating...

Is it an asteroid or comet? This strange solar system object...

Scientists have identified a rare solar system object with traits of both an asteroid and a comet. The object, dubbed 2005 QN173, orbits like any...

Perseverance rover on Mars spotted from space in striking new satellite...

Like a white gumball dropped in the sand, NASA's Perseverance rover glints amongst the cliffs of Mars in a striking new satellite image. Perseverance –...

Hubble telescope spots celestial ‘eye,’ a galaxy with an incredibly active...

A cosmic hurricane shows its 'eye' in a new image from the Hubble Space Telescope. The spiral galaxy NGC 5728 has quite a powerhouse at...

Vanishing ice is warping Earth’s crust

The melting of Earth's polar ice is warping the planet's crust. This shape change is subtle, but it occurs many hundreds of miles away from...

Mars helicopter Ingenuity aborted latest flight attempt because of anomaly

NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity didn't get off the ground as planned earlier this month. Ingenuity was scheduled to make its 14th Red Planet sortie on...

Mars on the cheap: Scientists working to revolutionize access to the...

While officials at NASA and the European Space Agency, as well as planners in China, plot out ultra-expensive and complicated missions to return samples...

Astronomers reveal strange clouds on ‘fluffy’ alien planet WASP-127b

The atmosphere of an alien planet called WASP-127b has been observed in greater detail than ever before, surprising scientists taking a close look at...