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NASA Is Turning Off the Spitzer Space Telescope Forever After 16 Years in Space – Find Out Why

NASA is preparing to decommission the Spitzer Space Telescope after over a decade spent studying the Universe in infrared...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 23 January 2020 - 9:33AM

Final Countdown for NASA’s Contest to Name 2020 Mars Rover – Find Out What the Names Are, Plus: Where to Vote Here

There are nine names left in the contest to name NASA’s 2020 Mars Rover and, according to CNN, you have just five days to vote for...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 - 10:10AM

SpaceX Blows Up Falcon 9 Rocket Worth $57 Million To Prove A Point In Latest Crew Dragon Capsule Test

Yesterday the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule successfully completed an uncrewed launch and in-flight abort test – paving the way for...

Scarlett James
Monday, 20 January 2020 - 3:16PM

Chicago Field Museum Scientists Find 'Presolar Grains' of Stardust in Australian Meteorite – It's Now the Oldest Solid Matter Ever Discovered

What is currently the oldest solid material on Earth has just been discovered hiding in an ancient Australian meteorite, according to...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 - 9:28AM

I, Xenobot: DARPA-Sponsored Scientists Use Frog Stem Cells to Develop Self-Healing 'Living Machines'

A team of scientists from the University of Vermont and Tufts University have succeeded in creating the first "living machine" that...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 - 1:12PM

This Star Holds the Key to New Research Unlocking Exact Date the Milky Way Devoured Dwarf Galaxy Gaia-Enceladus

Over 10 billion years ago, the Milky Way galaxy devoured a smaller dwarf galaxy named Gaia-Enceladus. We can see the wreckage in the...

Scarlett James
Monday, 13 January 2020 - 5:02PM

The Intervenusian Asteroid '2020 AV2' Is the First of Its Kind – And Now the Second-Closest Object to the Sun

The very first “intervenusian” asteroid has been confirmed, according to reports from Live Science and The Virtual Telescope...

Scarlett James
Monday, 13 January 2020 - 12:16PM

NASA's Got a New Planet Hunter to Differentiate Between Rocky and Gaseous Worlds

NASA's got a new tool in its planet-detecting arsenal that will allow them to differentiate between rocky planets, and –...

Gart Williams
Friday, 10 January 2020 - 3:27PM

Astronomers Spot Strongest Proof Yet for Cold Dark Matter "Clumps" in Universe Using New Observation Techniques with Hubble

Astronomers using an innovative new observation technique on the Hubble Telescope have uncovered the strongest proof yet for the...

Scarlett James
Friday, 10 January 2020 - 1:52PM

Tatooine Discovered? NASA's TESS Satellite Finds Exoplanet With Two Suns, Thanks to High School Intern

While the rest of you have already stopped going to the gym despite your resolutions to "get fit" in 2020, NASA's TESS satellite has...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 09 January 2020 - 3:41PM

NASA’s Alien-Hunting TESS Telescope Finds First Earth-Like Planet Within the Habitable Zone

NASA reports that the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite – or TESS – just returned data revealing its first Earth-like...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 09 January 2020 - 2:13PM

NASA's SOFIA Telescope Offers a Breathtaking Look at the Milky Way's Galactic Core Spanning Over 600 Light-Years

NASA has just released truly stunning panoramic view of the Milky Way galaxy using the infrared camera on its airborne telescope, the...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 - 11:50AM

New: Watch NASA’s Colorful 3D Visualization of the Crab Nebula Using Data from “Great Observatories” Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra

NASA astronomers combined forces with visualization specialists to create a three-dimensional video of what it looks like deep inside...

Scarlett James
Monday, 06 January 2020 - 10:58AM

Hubble Surveys Gigantic Galaxy

heic2002 — Photo Release To kickstart the 30th anniversary year of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble has imaged a...

ESA/Hubble
Monday, 06 January 2020 - 10:11AM
Scarlett James
Thursday, 02 January 2020 - 11:31AM

Researchers Discover Gigantic 'Super-Puff' Exoplanets With the Density of Cotton Candy

There are plenty of things to be thankful for on Earth: things that we often take for granted like breathable air, clean water, and...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 20 December 2019 - 12:32PM

Astrophysicists Create the First-Ever Surface Map of a Pulsar Using Data from NASA’s NICER Telescope on the ISS

Scientists using data from NASA’s NICER telescope onboard the ISS have created the first-ever surface map of a pulsar, according to...

Scarlett James
Monday, 16 December 2019 - 1:44PM

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