• By Space   -   Dec 14, 2017

    DWARF PLANET CERES' BRIGHT SPOTS SUGGEST AN ANCIENT OCEAN

    Ceres' bright patches may overlie pools of salty water, which could be the remnants of an ancient, subsurface ocean.

  • By Space   -   Dec 14, 2017

    SEE THE NEXT GENERATION OF NUCLEAR POWER FOR MARS MISSIONS

    NASA and the U.S. Department of Energy are collaborating on the next generation of nuclear generators, with a focus on crewed missions...

  • By Space   -   Dec 14, 2017

    HOLIDAY MIRACLE? ISRAELI MOON-RACE TEAM NEEDS $7.5 MILLION BY DEC. 20

    The Israeli team SpaceIL will have to drop out of the competition for the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize if the group cannot raise...

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  • By Space   -   Dec 14, 2017

    THE GREATEST STAR WARS VILLAINS EVER

    Here we run through the most notorious villains of the "Star Wars" universe, which of course includes villains such as Darth Vader,...

  • By Space   -   Dec 14, 2017

    LEGO UCS MILLENNIUM FALCON: BUILDING THE FASTEST HUNK OF BRICKS IN THE GALAXY

    Lego's 2017 ultimate collector's series Millennium Falcon is amazing. With 7,541 pieces, it's the largest set the company has released...

  • By Space   -   Dec 14, 2017

    SOYUZ CREW RETURNS TO EARTH SAFELY AFTER 139 DAYS ON SPACE STATION

    International Space Station crewmates from Russia, Italy and the United States are back on Earth, having landed after five months on...

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    IN PHOTOS: PRESIDENT TRUMP AIMS FOR THE MOON WITH SPACE POLICY DIRECTIVE 1

    On Dec. 11, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the Space Policy Directive 1, ordering NASA to return astronauts to the moon ahead...

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    STAR WARS PHYSICS: COULD THE 'FORCE' ACTUALLY EXIST?

    Can objects be manipulated instantaneously from a distance?

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    '100 THINGS TO SEE IN THE NIGHT SKY': A STARGAZING GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS

    Have you ever looked up at the night sky, scratching your head and wondering what planets and stars you're seeing? Or have you ever...

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    SALLY RIDE, 1ST AMERICAN WOMAN IN SPACE, TO APPEAR ON 2018 US POSTAGE STAMP

    America's first woman in space will become only the second astronaut to be honored on a United States postage stamp. Sally Ride, who...

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    WATCH BLUE ORIGIN'S NEW SHEPARD 2.0 SPACECRAFT SOAR IN 1ST TEST FLIGHT

    Blue Origin took its new spaceship out for its first spin yesterday , and you can watch the test flight's highlights in a dramatic...

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    COLORFUL COSMIC CLOUDS GLOW IN DAZZLING IMAGE OF STELLAR NURSERY

    Star creation is messy and magnificent, and a new image from a powerful telescope camera reveals a cosmic hotbed of interstellar formations...

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    IN PHOTOS: BLUE ORIGIN'S NEW SHEPARD 2.0 ACES MAIDEN TEST FLIGHT

    Jeff Bezos' spaceflight company Blue Origin performed the first successful test flight of its next-gen New Shepard suborbital vehicle...

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    HUMANITY'S EXPANSION INTO DEEP SPACE IS INEVITABLE, INDUSTRY EXPERTS SAY

    There will be a market for humanity's expansion beyond Earth orbit, industry experts said - but none of them can predict what form...

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    WHY THIS EXPLOSIVE, MARS-LIKE VOLCANIC ISLAND FASCINATES NASA

    Life on Mars may have looked a lot like Tonga.

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    MYSTERY OF WHALE AND DOLPHIN STRANDINGS MAY HINGE ON NASA DATA

    Are huge balls of charged gas launched from the sun steering these marine animals off course?

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    URSID METEOR SHOWER 2017: WHEN, WHERE & HOW TO SEE IT THIS MONTH

    The Ursid meteor shower will peak in the early morning on Dec. 22, 2017, but it won't be a very spectacular shooting-star show.

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    EARTH-LIKE PLANET? NOT SO FAST - SCIENTIST SAYS TO WATCH YOUR WORDS

    Astronomers shouldn't throw around terms such as "Earth-like planet" and "habitable world" too freely, one researcher warns.

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    SPECTACULAR GEMINID METEOR SHOWER PEAKS TONIGHT! HOW TO WATCH ONLINE

    If it's clear outside on Wednesday night and Thursday morning before dawn, be sure to go outdoors. One of the year's top meteor showers,...

  • By Space   -   Dec 13, 2017

    DREAMING OF A WHITE COSMOS: HUBBLE SPOTS STAR BLIZZARD

    A seasonally appropriate blizzard of stars fills this Hubble view of a cluster located 41,000 light-years from Earth. The image captures...