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NASA Juno Spacecraft Narrowly Avoids Mission-Ending Eclipse to Reveal a New Cyclone the Size of Texas Brewing on Jupiter’s South Pole

The NASA Juno spacecraft was almost blotted out forever when a mission-ending eclipse threatened to cut off its power supply, and the...

Scarlett James
Friday, 13 December 2019 - 10:34AM

Hubble Watches Interstellar Comet Borisov Speed Past the Sun

ESA Photo ReleaseThe NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has once again captured comet 2I/Borisov streaking through our solar system on...

ESA/NASA
Thursday, 12 December 2019 - 3:51PM

NASA Spots a 'Treasure Map' of Water Ice on Mars for Future Manned Missions – And It's Just an Inch Below the Surface

NASA scientists have published a “treasure map” of water ice on Mars – and some of it lies just an inch below the surface,...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 12 December 2019 - 11:59AM

We Finally Know How Saturn's Moon Enceladus Earned Those 'Tiger Stripes' on Its South Pole

The south pole of Enceladus – one of Saturn’s moons – is strangely unmarked by impact craters from passing meteors and...

Scarlett James
Monday, 09 December 2019 - 5:07PM

'Corona of Chaos' – NASA Releases Wave of Data from Parker Solar Probe's First Mission to Touch the Sun

NASA has released the first data from when the Parker Solar Probe first touched the sun in November 2018, with four new research...

Scarlett James
Monday, 09 December 2019 - 9:50AM

NASA Testing Underwater Alien Hunter in Antarctica in Preparation for Deployment to Alien Moons

With the recent confirmation of water vapor being blasted into the atmosphere on Jupiter's moon Europa and the "building blocks of...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 25 November 2019 - 10:57AM

Breakthrough: NASA Voyager 2 Returns Data Revealing a Wall of Fiery Plasma Rings Our Solar System

When Voyager 2 slipped into interstellar space it marked a new foray into uncharted waters, and the first data that it returned is...

Scarlett James
Friday, 22 November 2019 - 3:00PM

Hubble Telescope Observes Cataclysmic Gamma-Ray Burst Rip Through the Universe Emitting 1 Trillion Times the Energy of Light

A cataclysmic gamma-ray burst rocked a galaxy 5 billion light-years away, ripping through time and space to light up telescopes around...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 21 November 2019 - 11:06AM

A New Challenger to SpaceX and Virgin Galactic Emerges: Sierra Nevada Corporation Delivers ‘Shooting Star’ Cargo Module to NASA Kennedy HQ

While Richard Branson and Elon Musk battle for primacy as private partners with NASA, the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) – a global...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 - 10:37AM

NASA's Completed Geologic Map of Saturn's Moon Titan Offers Glimpse of its Exotic Terrain

NASA scientists revealed the first-ever global geological map of Saturn's moon Titan yesterday, giving a glimpse of the icy giant's...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 - 12:31PM

New Discovery: Elusive Solar Spicules Triggered by Magnetic 'Earthquakes' Creating Shockwaves Across Our Sun

An international team of scientists has pulled back the curtain to reveal what creates mysterious plasma “spicules” on our Sun,...

Scarlett James
Monday, 18 November 2019 - 4:56PM

NASA Scientists Finally Confirm Presence of Water Vapor on Jupiter Moon Europa

NASA scientists have finally confirmed what they've suspected all along: that it is indeed water vapor – good old life-supporting...

Gart Williams
Monday, 18 November 2019 - 1:45PM

Most Distant Object Previously Known as 'Ultima Thule' is Now 'Arrakoth'

2014 MU69, the most distant object ever observed by the New Horizons space probe and nicknamed Ultima Thule, has finally gotten an...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 14 November 2019 - 2:54PM

Why Are Methane and Oxygen Levels on Mars Fluctuating So Wildly in the Summer?

Methane and oxygen levels on Mars are fluctuating wildly, according to reports from BGR.In a statement, NASA revealed that the...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 14 November 2019 - 2:36PM

NASA Reports 2,034-Foot 'Potentially Hazardous Asteroid' Will Fly By Earth Before Thanksgiving

I never tire of thinking about how humanity will eventually go the way of the dinosaur. I find a strange kind of comfort in...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 - 10:52AM

NASA Reveals Their Experimental New All-Electric X-Plane Prototype

NASA pulled back the curtain on its latest X-plane, an experimental class of aircraft used for testing new technologies and...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 - 10:07AM

Watch Mercury Transit Across the Sun This Veteran’s Day

If you’re reading this before 12:30 p.m. EST there’s still time to catch an astronomical event that won’t happen again for...

Scarlett James
Monday, 11 November 2019 - 9:23AM

NASA Confirms that Voyager 2 Is Communicating from the Uncharted Abyss Beyond our Solar System

Another manmade spacecraft has “slipped the surly bonds” of the solar system and entered the uncharted abyss of interstellar...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 - 9:51AM

Drunk Science is the Best Science: Startup Sends Case of Wine to Space to Age for a Year

When the 17th century Benedictine monk Dom Pérignon first called to his brothers "come quickly, I am tasting stars" after his first...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 - 10:20AM

NASA Sets Sights On Pluto And Beyond With New Decadal Mission Studies

NASA is considering a return to the farthest reaches of our solar system with new grants for funding a research expedition to Pluto,...

Scarlett James
Monday, 04 November 2019 - 1:19PM