Over a third of the Antarctic ice shelf is at risk of collapsing as Earth continues to warm.
Flying on Mars is far from a breeze, but NASA is confident that its little helicopter is up to the challenge.
More than two months after taking office, President Joe Biden has offered a first look at his budget priorities, and the signs for NASA are generally promising.
The first helicopter is expected to attempt the first-ever flight on Mars on Sunday (April 11), with NASA unveiling the results a day later, and you can follow it all online.
60 years after the first human spaceflight launched cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin off of Earth, Russia launched a Soyuz named after Gagarin to the International Space Station.
For 20 years, Jonathon Keats has been asking us to recalibrate our assumptions about the universe and our place in it through a series of thought experiments. A new book dives deep into his work.
NASA's long-serving Hubble Space Telescope is seeing double after detecting two rare pairs of quasars nestled within galactic collisions that occurred 10 billion years ago.
NASA’s education team hosted a special webcast for students on Thursday (April 8) to talk about the Mars helicopter Ingenuity and its upcoming first flight on the Red Planet.
Two gorgeous new photo mosaics show NASA's Perseverance Mars rover and Ingenuity helicopter as you've never seen them before.
Enormous "spiders" cover the Martian south pole, and scientists finally have experimental evidence to show how they're created.
The droplets falling through alien skies are broadly similar to the ones that splash down here on Earth, even if they're made of different stuff.
NASA's Perseverance rover snapped a photo on Sunday (April 4) that appeared to show a rainbow arcing across the dusty Martian sky. But it's just a lens flare.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a stunning photo of the Veil Nebula in more exquisite detail than ever before.
Exploring volcanic lava tubes in Hawaii helps researchers understand how humans should prepare for living and working on worlds other than Earth.
An ultra-high-resolution simulation of a tiny slice of the universe — a million times smaller than a proton — has revealed the very first structures to ever exist.
The 4-lb. (1.8 kilograms) chopper captured its first color photograph on Saturday (April 3), shortly after being lowered to the Martian dirt by the Perseverance rover.