NASA (July 12, 2013) Caleb: It turns out what we discover ends up leading us to new questions.
Molly :The Mariner 4 mission was the first to take us to mars, and in doing so, changed everything we thought we knew about ... watch video
Newsy (Jan. 20, 2016) In the distant reaches of the Kuiper Belt, dwarf planet Sedna could be in the gravitational pull of another unseen planet, nicknamed "Planet 9."
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Deutsche Welle (Nov. 26, 2012) The E-ELT, or European Extremely Large Telescope, is set to be the world's most powerful telescope ever. It's a project of the European Southern Observatory. It's not due to go into operation for ... watch video
NASA (July 25, 2013) What if one of the millions of asteroids in our solar system was on a collision course with the Earth? What would we do? How would we react? Hundreds of the world’s top engineers and ... watch video
Popular Science (June 18, 2012) Scientists do experimentation at the Mars Desert Research Simulator. The habitat is similar to that of the red planet, so the scientists are essentially pretending they are in ... watch video
Feb. 1, 2016 The origin of matter in the universe has puzzled physicists for generations. Today, we know that matter only accounts for 5 percent of our universe; another 25 percent is constituted of dark matter. ... read more
Jan. 29, 2016 Promising new calibration tools, called laser frequency combs, could allow astronomers to take a major step in discovering and characterizing earthlike planets around other ... read more
Jan. 28, 2016 New research is broadening perspectives on time and space. Scientists challenge the long-held presumption that time evolution -- the incessant unfolding of the universe over ... read more
Jan. 29, 2016 The moon was formed from a violent, head-on collision between the early Earth and a 'planetary embryo' called Theia approximately 100 million years after the Earth formed, ... read more
Jan. 28, 2016 New Hubble telescope observations suggest that a high-velocity gas cloud was launched from the outer regions of our own galaxy around 70 million years ago. Now, the cloud is ... read more
Jan. 26, 2016 Antihydrogen is a particular kind of atom, made up of the antiparticle of an electron -- a positron -- and the antiparticle of a proton -- an antiproton. Scientists hope that studying the formation ... read more
July 16, 2015 In the remote, poorly explored and unprotected forests of Sorata, northern Madagascar, there are some bizarre and unknown animals lurking around. A new species of diamond frog has just joined their ... read more
Oct. 11, 2012 New research suggests that a rocky planet twice Earth's size orbiting a nearby star is a diamond planet. The planet -- called 55 Cancri e -- has a radius twice Earth's, and a mass eight ... read more
Dec. 5, 2011 A planet made of diamonds may sound lovely, but you wouldn't want to live there. A new study suggests that some stars in the Milky Way could harbor "carbon super-Earths" – giant ... read more