Kilopower Project: NASA Pushes Nuclear Power for Deep-Space Missions
The discovery of gravitational waves last year sent ripples through the entire field of physics. It also ushered in a new era of astronomy.
"We Have No Idea" turns the trope of the popular science book on its head.
NASA and the U.S. Department of Energy are collaborating on the next generation of nuclear generators, with a focus on crewed missions to Mars.
A European Ariane 5 rocket shot skyward from the small South American country of French Guiana this afternoon carrying four navigation satellites for the European Space Agency.
Astronomers measured the magnetic field surrounding a black hole located roughly 8,000 light-years away.
Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, has unveiled the largest and most advanced planetarium in the Western Hemisphere.
The European Space Agency (ESA) released a video explaining how astronomers used the Gaia telescope to discover a large star cluster earlier this year.
A selfie sent from Antarctica to the International Space Station demonstrated a disruption-tolerant network that promises to make an interplanetary internet more reliable.
A new NASA nanosatellite is testing a cross-shaped parachute, called an Exo-Brake, which could allow small satellites to return to Earth without the directional aid of rocket boosters.
The James Webb Space Telescope has just emerged into the light after more than 90 days sealed in NASA's giant cryogenic vacuum chamber.
To showcase NASA's accomplishments on artificially intelligent navigation, the agency invited professional drone racer Ken Loo to go toe-to-toe with their software.
Melting ice affects sea level rise differently depending on where it happens, according to a new model NASA is using to study the changing climate.
Smithsonian Channel is producing a show that will tell the stories behind the incredible pieces of technology that made human spaceflight possible.
Scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center have released this gorgeous visualization of one of their weather models.
An extensive hole opened up in the sun's atmosphere, allowing solar winds to rush out into space.
NASA released a video explaining how it will focus the mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope, currently scheduled to launch in mid-2019.
New data from a mountaintop observatory in central Mexico have refuted astronomers' hypotheses about the origin of antimatter particles detected on Earth.
Learn about how scientists use the Hubble Space Telescope to study exoplanet atmospheres and about the limitations of these techniques.
A new NASA competition will reward the best aerosol sensor design, intended to help protect astronauts on the International Space Station.
The appearance of a three-year-long supernova explosion challenges scientist's current understanding of star formation and death, and work is underway to explain the bizarre phenomenon.
Devoted fans don't need to wait till the end of the week to discover clues about what will happen when "Stranger Things" returns.