Blowing up a doomsday asteroid may not be possible, study reveals
March 6, 2019, 12:26 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Instead of shattering into harmless pieces, a large asteroid would exert gravitational force on fragments to reform itself.
'Superbubbles' from another galaxy might be blowing powerful cosmic rays in our direction
March 5, 2019, 6:46 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The bubbles act like particle accelerators that are 100 times more energetic than the ones we've built on Earth.
SpaceX ship connects with ISS — and 'Starman' had a front-row seat
March 5, 2019, 10:58 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Successful Crew Dragon linkup with the International Space Station launches a new era.
Meet the 3 African-American female scientists who helped launch the space race
February 25, 2019, 11:30 a.m. by Kristen Bobst
NASA will rename of its facilities after one of the 'Hidden Figures' trailblazers.
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.
A fire chief comforts a dog who refuses to leave his trapped owner's side
Something very big and very dark punched a hole in our galaxy
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Millions of people inhabit this 'hidden continent' that's 94% underwater
Your love for dogs may be in your DNA
13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants