NASA spacecraft to map and sample asteroid that's heading our way
June 17, 2019, 11:15 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
As part of its mission to analyze Bennu, OSIRIS-REx has set a new record for closest orbit of a planetary body by a spacecraft.
When their star-birthing days are over, galaxies retire to oblivion
June 17, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
'Cold quasar' theory could change our understanding of how galaxies die.
There's a lump on the moon that's 5 times bigger than Hawaii's Big Island
June 12, 2019, 12:17 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Houston, we have ... an anomaly.
5 reasons why the James Webb Space Telescope is such a big deal
June 11, 2019, 10:30 a.m. by Gerri Miller
The highly anticipated successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is scheduled to launch in spring 2021.
Scientists have built a foam armor that stops bullets as well as heavy steel
June 10, 2019, 9:28 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
As with steel, there's still a margin for death.
The earliest sunrise of the year isn't on the summer solstice
June 10, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The year's earliest sunrise occurs before the summer solstice, while the latest sunset falls afterward.
She may sidestep the Einstein references, but this theoretical physicist is one to watch
June 5, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski, who built and flew her own plane at 14, just earned a Ph.D. from Harvard and she's proof of the growing power of the STEM push.
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
We're close to solving the mystery of those flashing lights on the moon
What's that sound? 7 wildlife calls you might hear in your backyard
Does an empty baseball field really need outdoor lighting all night?
17 things Albert Einstein really did say