Space travel changes our genes, and NASA's Twin Study proves it
February 18, 2019, 11:30 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Studying the genetic differences between twins Scott and Mark Kelly, NASA gets some unexpected results.
NASA's record-setting Mars Opportunity rover is officially dead
February 13, 2019, 2:49 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The rover was originally meant to only live for 90 days.
Ancient supernova saved Earth from watery grave, study suggests
February 13, 2019, 8:21 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Scientists say the explosion of a dying star may have helped partially dried the icy building blocks of an early Earth.
NASA spacecraft to map out asteroid that's heading our way
February 12, 2019, 12:20 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Space agency is preparing its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft for a rendezvous with the potentially dangerous celestial giant.
8 pioneering black women in science, technology and medicine
February 12, 2019, 8:20 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
These black women all contributed to science and everyday life in a number of ways.
England launches 'cosmic census' to combat light pollution
February 11, 2019, 1:29 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
English star count hopes to engage stargazers and draw attention to the threat of light pollution.
Satellite snaps first-ever group shot of Earth and the moon's far side
February 8, 2019, 8:21 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Historic photo was captured by an optical camera onboard China's Longjiang-2 satellite.
Dark side of the universe could be way more complicated than the light side
February 6, 2019, 7:53 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
There's more to the dark side than dark energy and dark matter.
This new 3D map of our galaxy features 1.7 billion stars
February 5, 2019, 10:33 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The European Space Agency's Gaia spacecraft spent 22 months capturing this mind-blowing portrait of the Milky Way.
Interactive map plots your address over 750 million years of Earth's history
Universal one-shot flu vaccine could soon eradicate the disease forever
Golf courses across U.S. step up to save monarch butterflies
Snuggling with baby penguins and other perks of being a wildlife photographer
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