Passant Rabie is an award-winning journalist from Cairo, Egypt. Rabie moved to New York to pursue a master's degree in science journalism at New York University. She developed a strong passion for all things space, and guiding readers through the mysteries of the local universe. Rabie covers ongoing missions to distant planets and beyond, and breaks down recent discoveries in the world of astrophysics and the latest in ongoing space news. Prior to moving to New York, she spent years writing for independent media outlets across the Middle East and aims to produce accurate coverage of science stories within a regional context.
A team of scientists estimated that the last magnetic-field reversal took place over 22,000 years.
A new experiment increases the distance between two communicating parties from 62 miles (100 km) to 756 miles (1,200 km.)
An experiment to seek out dark energy, or the so-called "fifth force," has come up empty-handed, casting doubt over some theories related to the mysterious cosmic matter.
Scientists created a computer simulation to test an alternative theory to the evolution of the cosmos.
Even in star clusters, families tend to stick together, and stellar "siblings" don't leave each other's sides for billions of years.
Scientists observed large, ultralight reflection variations for the planet Venus, and suspect that the reason might be its thick clouds.
Scientists may have found a volcanic world on the verge of destruction, where the chances of finding life are highly unlikely.
President Donald Trump wants the world to know the United States was not involved in the failure of Iran's most recent rocket launch this week and he's used Twitter to do it.
The iconic Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has received new NASA funding to serve as one of Earth's asteroid guardians.
Pluto lost its "official" planet status over a decade ago, but fans of the solar system's underdog are still rooting for it. And NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is one of them.
As raging fires continue to sweep through the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, NASA satellites and astronauts aboard the space station are tracking the flames from above.
The Atacama Desert has long served as an analogue for Mars and could now provide clues about microbial life on the planet.
Two NASA astronauts stepped outside the International Space Station (ISS) today to install a new docking port for incoming commercial crew spacecraft.
This star has a number of odd qualities, and may have had one of the most powerful explosions ever observed.
Two astronauts are taking a spacewalk outside the International Space Station today (August 21) to install a new docking port.
A nearby, rocky exoplanet may be just a plain rock with no atmosphere — supporting a theory that planets orbiting small stars are more susceptible to lacking an atmosphere.
A new study has shed more light on the mysterious quasars and settles a 20-year-old astronomical debate.
Arctic wildfires are becoming more frequent, and NASA is trying to find out how that will impact the surrounding population and the globe.
The Intrepid Museum will take you back in time to marvel at an early example of innovation in air travel and how it inspired future space travel.
Virtual universes on a supercomputer gave scientists more insight into galaxy formation.