Dazzling blue clouds mark the first breath of newborn stars
February 21, 2019, 8:18 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Brief phenomena, streaking through the cosmos at 15,000 mph, herald the formation of a young star.
Earth's atmosphere stretches further than we thought possible — to the moon and beyond
February 20, 2019, 8:26 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The moon actually orbits within Earth's outer atmosphere.
This beautiful photo of the moon is 50,000 images rolled into 1
February 20, 2019, 5:09 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy spent hours creating this breathtaking photo of our moon.
New map of the night sky reveals 300,000 'hidden' galaxies
February 20, 2019, 12:22 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Astronomers say the discovery is the beginning of a new dawn in charting the universe.
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.
9 of the easiest dogs to own
Man and his trusty canine rescue 2 dogs trapped in icy New York lake
Bad news, egg-lovers: New study tips health scales against eating your favorite food
Herding dog rounds up the boys for St. Patrick's Day
Italy moves to impose 'flip-flop fines' on hiking tourists
8 uncanny examples of convergent evolution