Extraterrestrial opal discovered in Antarctic meteorite
June 30, 2016, 2:45 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The mineraloid, valued for its colorful characteristics as a gemstone, may shed further light on how water came to Earth.
There's a huge helium deposit under Tanzania, and here's why you should care
June 30, 2016, 11:04 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Helium isn't just for floating balloons and funny voices.
Massive black holes could be far more numerous than previously thought
June 23, 2016, 3:42 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
A new model predicts that future gravitational wave detectors could measure hundreds of black hole collisions annually.
Fermi paradox solved? Aliens won't contact us for 1,500 more years, says student
June 22, 2016, 3:33 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
New calculation explains why we haven't been around long enough to expect a call from E.T.
Thanks to 'headspace' technology, you'll soon know what Mars smells like
June 21, 2016, 12:53 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
Headspace captures the air around an object and allows researchers to recreate its scent.
Twisty molecules with 'handedness' that are essential to life found in deep space
June 16, 2016, 2:58 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Molecules that express left- or right-handedness were found within depths of interstellar space.