Space

Cosmic rays are atomic nuclei that travel through space at speeds close to that of light.
by CNRS
1:30pm
9.22.2017
A group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
by Esa/Hubble Information Centre
10:54am
9.21.2017
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U Antliae [1] is a carbon star, an evolved, cool and luminous star of the asymptotic giant branch type.
by ESO
9:28am
9.20.2017
A new study suggests that there could be much more ice on Mercury's surface than previously thought.
by Brown University
3:01pm
9.19.2017
Those "hurricanes" are formed by a phenomenon known as Kelvin-Helmholtz (KH) instability.
by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
10:01am
9.19.2017
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NASA announced on Sept. 15 that the longtime spacecraft orbiting Saturn has deliberately plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere.
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3:30pm
9.15.2017
UC Riverside-led study invokes intriguing self-interacting dark matter theory.
by University Of California - Riverside
11:00am
9.15.2017
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"Planet 9" could have actually formed closer to the Sun than previously hypothesized.
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3:18pm
9.14.2017
This could help researchers better understand the Red Planet's interior structure and evolution.
by Nasa/Goddard Space Flight Center
10:28am
9.14.2017
Scientists have created the first quantitative map of water and its chemical building blocks trapped in the uppermost portion of the Moon's soil.
by Brown University
3:11pm
9.13.2017
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The BioServe experiment was launched to ISS in 2014 on a commercial Orbital Sciences Cygnus spacecraft.
by University of Colorado at Boulder
8:57am
9.13.2017
The unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center, as schools and businesses boarded up for Hurricane Irma.
by Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
1:58pm
9.7.2017
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Scientists took another steps towards finding out whether life can exist on Mars after the recent discovery of boron on the planet.
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3:14pm
9.5.2017
A telescope has identified a pulsar spinning at more than 42,000 revolutions per minute, making it the second-fastest known.
by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
2:27pm
9.5.2017
Astronomers estimate whether there might be water on the seven earth-sized planets orbiting the nearby dwarf star TRAPPIST-1.
by ESA/Hubble Information Centre
10:41am
9.1.2017
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Astronomers have measured magnetic fields in a galaxy 4.6 billion light-years away.
by Erika K. Carlson, University Of Wisconsin–Madison
7:30am
8.31.2017
The public-private partnership is transforming Kennedy Space Center into a multiuser spaceport.
by Alex Sanz, Associated Press
9:35am
8.30.2017
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A long-standing but unproven assumption about the X-ray spectra of black holes in space has been contradicted by hands-on experiments.
by DOE/Sandia National Laboratories
3:37pm
8.28.2017
Dragonfly would use an instrumented, radioisotope-powered, dual-quadcopter to explore potential habitable sites on Saturn's largest moon.
by Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
7:30am
8.25.2017
You may think you're just an average Joe, but according to your metabolomics data your body is percolating some expressive information about your daily life.
by NASA/Johnson Space Center
9:55am
8.24.2017
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X-rays from type Ia supernovae might clue scientists in on some of the lesser known features of exploding stars.
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2:55pm
8.23.2017
Researchers have discovered two detached, eclipsing double white dwarf binaries with orbital periods of 40 and 46 minutes, respectively.
by University Of Oklahoma
3:10pm
8.21.2017
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The eclipse will reveal the sun’s corona or outer atmosphere, which is otherwise too dim to see next to the sun.
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11:06am
8.21.2017
ISS Archaeology is the first archaeological study of a space habitat.
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3:27pm
8.16.2017
A new design may allow robotic spacecrafts to travel longer distances into space, possibly leading to a voyage to Mars.
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2:35pm
8.15.2017
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Theories and models by Berkeley Lab and Purdue University scientists show how instabilities develop in extreme energy releases from black holes.
by DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
12:14pm
8.14.2017
Astronomers have found four planets similar in size to Earth orbiting a star resembling the characteristics of the sun.
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3:31pm
8.9.2017
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Scientists have found asteroid relics from early in the solar system in a sparsely populated region of the main asteroid belt.
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10:20am
8.7.2017
Scientists have discovered the strongest evidence to date for a stratosphere on a planet outside our solar system, or exoplanet.
by Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
10:10am
8.3.2017
Bone fracture risk due to weightlessness is a significant challenge for future space missions.
by Boise State University
1:46pm
8.1.2017
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