NASA’s proposed mission to capture an asteroid is being scaled back, though the space agency promises the initiative can still be a proving ground for new technology we’ll need to eventually reach Mars and beyond.
The more we learn about space, the more we realize that our Solar System is really the exception to the typical rules. Turns out we might have Jupiter to thank for our corner of the Milky Way being so distinctive.
They may look nice and pretty from our limited view all the way down here on Earth, but it’s easy to forget stars are actually gigantic, ultra-hot volatile balls of fire. Turns out, they also make their own beautiful, secret sounds.
Scientists have just discovered the crater left behind by the largest asteroid strike ever recorded. Want to see?
Once again, Tatiana Maslany proves she's one of the best actresses on television in two intense new clips from S3 of Orphan Black.
As one of the few humans to actually walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin is already much cooler than any of us could ever hope to be. He also takes cooler photos than the rest of us, too, apparently.
Much as SETI has already enlisted the power of the masses in the search for extraterrestrial life, NASA is now letting the public pitch in to spot new asteroids zipping around the night sky.
It’s obviously expensive to actually get something into space, but one company thinks these inflatable astronaut habitats could give us a whole lot more bang for our buck.
The magic ingredient inside the guts of NASA’s Curiosity Rover currently zipping around on Mars is even rarer than most people realize.
A new discovery on one of Saturn's moons has opened up "unprecedented scientific possibilities" for NASA.