Space

Miniature low-cost, low-weight instruments can detect and analyze microorganisms in extreme environments resembling those on Mars.
by Mcgill University
3:46pm
1.19.2018
Two space rocks, which separately crashed to Earth after circulating in our solar system’s asteroid belt for billions of years, share the ingredients for life.
by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
8:00am
1.18.2018
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Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have uncovered the largest known population of brown dwarfs sprinkled among newborn stars.
by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
8:00am
1.12.2018
Advanced simulations show the jets' streams gradually change direction in the sky as a result of space-time being dragged into the rotation of the black hole.
by Northwestern University
8:00am
1.11.2018
One rocket will carry a science investigation called the Diffuse X-rays from the Local galaxy, or DXL, mission.
by NASA
1:30pm
1.10.2018
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Scientists have solved a cosmic mystery by finding evidence that supermassive black holes prevent stars forming in some smaller galaxies.
by University of Portsmouth
3:02pm
1.9.2018
Researchers have observed that astronauts run hot when exposed to weightlessness.
by Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
9:15am
1.8.2018
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NASA officials announced the discovery of Kepler-90i using Google machine learning.
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10:29am
1.3.2018
The Genes in Space-3 team have completed the first-ever sample-to-sequence process entirely aboard the Soyuz spacecraft.
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4:10pm
1.2.2018
Astronomers find close correlation between the mass of a galaxy's central black hole and its star formation history.
by University Of California - Santa Cruz
10:10am
1.2.2018
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These bursts go off every few weeks, in any part of the sky. Each lasts less than two seconds.
by University of Sydney
7:30am
12.21.2017
Researchers at NASA and the University of Hawaii developed the new instrument.
by The Optical Society
12:40pm
12.20.2017
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The aim of the testing was to put a flight controller through its paces.
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10:52am
12.20.2017
The Alpha Centauri system is located 1.3 parsecs (24.9 trillion miles) from Earth, making it our closest neighboring system.
by Yale University
10:09am
12.19.2017
The Red Planet may have formed in the Asteroid Belt before finally settling into its home next to Earth.
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10:25am
12.18.2017
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At about 10:36 a.m. the Elon Musk-led space exploration company successfully launched nearly 4,800 pounds of cargo en route to the International Space Station...
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11:48am
12.15.2017
Findings present a puzzle as to how such a huge object could have grown so quickly.
by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office
2:37pm
12.6.2017
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Researchers find exciting potential for little-known exoplanet -- and discover another planet in the process.
by University of Toronto
3:23pm
12.5.2017
A new study outlines how scientists could use gravitational wave experiments to test the existence of primordial black holes.
by Brown University
4:06pm
11.30.2017
New simulations show that the search for life on other planets may well be more difficult than previously assumed.
by Royal Astronomical Society
10:12am
11.30.2017
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A team has developed a compact spectral polarimeter that can carry out mineralogical investigations on the surface of astronomical bodies.
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3:17pm
11.29.2017
A team of astronomers directly measured the 3D motions of individual stars in a nearby galaxy.
by ESA/Hubble Information Centre
3:51pm
11.27.2017
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Planet appears to have water-restricted environment.
by US Geological Survey
9:15am
11.22.2017
The authors noted that the landslides in Valles Marineris are of similar shape as ice-lubricated landslides on Earth.
by Springer
1:51pm
11.21.2017
The finding suggests that large asteroid impacts may not be the sole mechanism by which life could transfer between planets.
by University of Edinburgh
9:36am
11.20.2017
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Scientists are certain this asteroid or comet originated outside our solar system.
by Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
8:13am
11.17.2017
Japan's Hitomi X-ray observatory captured exceptional information about the motions of hot gas in the Perseus galaxy cluster.
by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
4:05pm
11.13.2017
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Gas molecules aluminum monoxide and silicon monoxide -- AlO and SiO -- eventually form aluminum oxide and silicate dust.
by Kyoto University
7:45am
11.13.2017
Light from a supernova explosion in the nearby starburst galaxy M82 is reverberating off a huge dust cloud in interstellar space.
by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
8:00am
11.10.2017
Scientists want to understand unknown makeups of gases, among other components, in the circumgalactic medium (CGM) to help build their galactic models.
by Ken Strandberg
3:37pm
11.9.2017
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