NASA

A Planet-Sized Asteroid Helped Create the Man in the Moon

3.8 billion years ago, a huge asteroid crashed into the Moon and created the Imbrium crater, affectionately known as the right eye of...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 25 July 2016 - 1:07PM

SpaceX Will Try to Land Three Rockets at the Same Time

SpaceX recently passed a milestone in their quest to re-use their rockets when they recovered their fifth Falcon 9 rocket after...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 - 12:17PM

NASA's Kepler Discovers Over 100 New Exoplanets

Have we discovered a new Earth? NASA's Kepler has just discovered over one hundred new exoplanets on its K2 mission, including four...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 18 July 2016 - 2:23PM

NASA Announces Top Ten Pluto Discoveries from New Horizons Mission

One year ago today, New Horizons made its closest approach to Pluto, giving us a groundbreaking, detailed look at its surface and...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 14 July 2016 - 4:12PM

Watch: NASA Finds a Massive Hole in the Sun

There's no need for any doomsday predictions, but NASA has just found a huge hole growing on the Sun. Every once in a while, the Sun...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 14 July 2016 - 12:19PM

Scientists Observe Material "Wobbling" Around a Black Hole

For the first time ever, researchers have observed the strange "gravitational vortex" that causes matter to "wobble" around a black...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 - 2:15PM

The Cannibalistic "Frankenstein Galaxy" Is Younger on the Inside Than the Outside

Scientists have just discovered an idiosyncratic galaxy that is younger on the inside than on the outside. Researchers believe that...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 11 July 2016 - 3:04PM

The Curiosity Rover Unexpectedly Goes Into "Safe Mode"

Over Fourth of July weekend, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover went into a precautionary stand-down, for reasons still unknown. The rover...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 08 July 2016 - 11:28AM

Hubble Captures the "Moving Heart" of the Crab Nebula

The Crab Nebula is one of the most visually stunning (and most-photographed) celestial phenomena out there. But although we had many...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 July 2016 - 12:12PM

Hubble Captures the Sharpest-Ever View of the Andromeda Galaxy

NASA/ESA's Hubble telescope has just gotten the best look yet at the nearby Andromeda galaxy. Below is a cropped version of the image,...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 - 5:22PM

Scientists Say We'll Never Have a Real-Life Invisibility Cloak

Sadly for Harry Potter fans, it looks like J.K. Rowling lied to us. Researchers have investigated the physical limitations of...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 - 12:26PM

This is What Juno Saw During Its Historic Approach to Jupiter

While you might all be waking up feeling a little fatigued from your holiday weekend festivities, spare a thought for the team behind...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 - 8:59AM

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Successfully Arrives in Orbit Around Jupiter

After five years and some 1.7 billion miles, NASA's Juno spacecraft successfully, and most importantly, safely, reached its goal of...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 - 5:06AM

Spend Your Independence Day Watching NASA's Juno Spacecraft Arrive at Jupiter

Fireworks, grilling, and family gatherings are all hallmarks of July 4th celebrations, but if ever there was a year to break with...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 04 July 2016 - 5:00AM

How Star Trek Is Inspiring NASA's Journey to Mars

Star Trek has predicted and inspired countless modern technologies, notably the cell phone, the tablet, and (possibly) portable...

Janey Tracey
Sunday, 03 July 2016 - 11:05AM

The Next Commercial Space Station is Already in the Works

With the ISS being taken out of commission in 2024, Mike Suffrendini, its former manager, is already looking to create a...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 01 July 2016 - 11:44AM

Hubble Captures Most Detailed Image Yet of Jupiter's Glowing Auroras

Astronauts have captured some of the best images of Earth's auroras from the ISS, but now, NASA has captured the extraterrestrial...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 1:16PM

Watch: NASA's SLS Rocket Booster Passes Major Milestone in Journey to Mars

NASA's SLS is the most powerful rocket system ever built, and is possibly our best shot at getting to Mars in the next decade or so....

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 3:28PM

Everything You Need to Know About NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter

On Independence Day this year, we'll be able to celebrate another huge milestone, as NASA's Juno spacecraft is finishing its five-year...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 12:37PM

Celebrate NASA's Voyager Spacecraft With this Stunning Animated Tribute

With the exploits of spacecraft like Rosetta and the exciting prospect of Juno reaching Jupiter next week, we're currently at a very...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 7:52AM