Space

A team of technicians at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory lower MOXIE into the chassis of the mars rover.

NASA Makes Oxygen on Mars

NASA has generated oxygen on Mars for the first...
electron microscope image of a three-noded object

Strange Ocean ‘Beads’ Suggest Interstellar Origin

Nestled deep underwater off the coast of Papua New...
a shot of a spiral galaxy

James Webb Telescope Delivers Again With Astonishing Whirlpool Galaxy Pic

If you're a fan of interstellar photography, and really...

Why Did Neptune’s Clouds Disappear?

The clouds on Neptune disappeared in 2020 and astronomers...
A beautiful green and red aurora dancing over the Jokulsarlon Lagoon, Iceland.

A History of Solar Superstorms

Space weather report: hot with a chance of solar...
An artist's impression of a magnetar.

Astronomers Find New Type of Magnetic Star

Astronomers have found the most magnetic star. The giant...
A space pen in a case.

Space Pens: Handier Than A Sword

Heavy duty, long-lasting, technologically advanced and adaptable to most...
The launch of Chandrayaan-3.

India Lands Near Moon’s South Pole In Historic First

On August 23, India became the first country to...
The Luna-25 launch.

Russia’s Luna-25 Crashes into the Moon

Russia’s first mission to the moon in 47 years...
Dark planet

Exploration Mysteries: Planet X

On the fringes of our planetary neighborhood, a phantom...
illustration of the earth and an asteroid

How to Turn Asteroids into Permanent Colonies in Space

The idea of transforming an asteroid into a rotating...
The Russian launch.

Russia Launches First Mission to the Moon in 47 Years

Russia has launched its first mission to the moon...
Olympus Mons on Mars, the highest object in the solar system.

Olympus Mons, Our Solar System’s Highest Mountain, Used to be an Island

Two volcanoes on Mars, Olympus Mons and Alba Mons,...
Artist's impression of an ultra-long period magnetar.

A Mysterious Light in Space Has Been Blinking For 35 Years

Since 1988, the object known as GPM J1839-10 has...
a triangular reflective sail attached to tethers in space in front of a bright distant object

Space Parasol Tied to Asteroid Could Save Planet, Researcher Says

Yesterday at 105˚F in my central Texas city, I...
wow signal

Exploration Mysteries: The Wow! Signal

6EQUJ5. It looks like a random sequence of numbers...
a meteor shower

Earth Rock May Have Gone on 10,000-Year Space Vacation

The bulk of the objects whizzing around our solar...

Mars’s Two Moons: One Will Crash into the Red Planet, the Other Will Fly Off

Mars has two moons, Deimos and Phobos. They have...
launch of India's moon rocket

India Will Attempt to Land Spacecraft on the Moon

On July 14, the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft launched from the...
black hole in center of a galaxy

Black Hole Flares Up, Causing Ripple in Space-Time

Astronomers may have come across something extraordinary. A supermassive...
Icy plumes from one of Saturn's moons

All Six Building Blocks of Life Found on Saturn’s Moon

Phosphorus has been detected on Enceladus, one of Saturn’s...
Earth from the moon

When the Earth Had a 19-Hour Day

We all know that there are 24 hours in...
An artist's conception of what an extra-terrestrial communications beacon could look like. Illustration: Breakthrough

Scientists Find Novel Method for Intergalactic Communication

Broadcasting a steady radio signal across the galaxy is...
space rock near earth

New Moon Discovered Orbiting Earth

Why should Saturn and Jupiter have all the new...

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