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."
Video provided by ... watch video
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
Sep. 21, 2016 Two particle jets shoot out from the heart of active galaxy NGC 1052 at the speed of light, apparently originating in the vicinity of a massive black hole. Researchers have ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 The puzzling appearance of an ice cloud seemingly out of thin air has prompted NASA scientists to suggest that a different process than previously thought -- possibly similar ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 Plants will play a critical role in the survival of human beings on long-duration space missions, such as a mission to Mars. However, as a new paper shows, many challenges need to be addressed if ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 A simple question from his wife -- Does physics really allow people to travel back in time? -- propelled a physicist on a quest to resolve a fundamental problem that had puzzled him throughout his ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 An international team of researchers using ALMA and other telescopes has discovered the power source illuminating a so-called Lyman-alpha Blob -- a rare, brightly glowing, ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 A new method for analyzing the chemical composition of stars may help scientists winnow the search for Earth 2.0. Researchers describe a computational modeling technique that gives a clearer sense of ... 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