Don't-Miss Space & science Stories
Take a look at new photos of the Earth that NASA's Cassini space probe took from the vicinity of Saturn's orbit. Then stop and rethink your existence.
Australian researchers have unveiled two new wetsuits designed to help protect surfers and divers from sharks, one of the most visible (if infrequent) animal attacks.
Release the Kraken! Science goes slightly awry, to spectacular results when setting two chemicals on fire creates a smoldering tentacles show.
The minds at NASA have found new ways to put 3D printing to work, and it might someday end up in an actual spacecraft.
New research finds that volcanoes "scream" at an increasing frequency and then go quiet immediately before they blow.
The tiny spacecrafts would be powered by tiny plasma thrusters says engineers at the University of Michigan who are researching the idea and starting a Kickstarter campaign to fund the idea.
Researchers hope that Grover, or Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and Research, can teach them how to prepare robots for harsh conditions.
Ever wondered how you wash your hair in space? Wonder no more with this astronaut's explanatory video!
NASA and ESA capture the true color of an exoplanet for the first time ever.
NC State researchers develop a way to 3D print objects out of liquid metal and create custom circuit boards.
What comes after Curiosity? On Tuesday, NASA released a 154-page document that details the agency’s plans to double down on the search for signs of past life on Mars.
SpaceX recently tested its Grasshopper rocket at a personal record altitude of 1066 feet where it hovered for a few moments before coming back down for a successful recovery landing. The rocket made a first-use of its navigation sensor suite during this flight in order to accomplish its successful precision landing.
All signs point to the possibility of the existence of life outside of our solar system (or even in it), and while not actually proof, CSIRO’s (the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization) discovery of a “single-burst of radio emission of unknown origin” made me sit up and pay attention.
A one-of-a-kind solar-powered aircraft completed a two-month journey across the United States at just after 11 p.m. EDT Saturday evening (3 a.m. GMT Sunday) when it landed at New York's JFK Airport.
If you have a good telescope handy, get outside and spot the bright Comet ISON.