The planet Mars lost most of its original atmosphere long ago when huge amounts of gas escaped into space
Following a three-year competition, NASA has selected the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) project at MIT for a planned launch in 2017.
For those who fear that some day robots will rise to power and destroy humanity, today is a frightening day.
Apparently even NASA can't avoid the zombie craze: the agency announced their selection of programs for launch in 2017
The next giant leap in space exploration may be a short hop on a small space rock.
Astronomers have spotted the most distant massive star explosion of its kind, a supernova that could help scientists better understand the nature of the universe.
Scientists have found an enormous, previously unknown, species of venomous spider in a remote Sri Lankan village.
We were too far away to try to stop it. All we could do is watch, helpless, horrified, and secretly delighted, as the event unfolded beyond our reach.
A massive instrument circling the globe aboard the International Space Station has provided a first glimpse of what may be mysterious dark matter
DHS Explains Plans To Buy 1.6B Rounds Of Ammo: We're Buying in Bulk to 'Significantly Lower Costs'
On our national poll this week we took the opportunity to poll 20 widespread and/or infamous conspiracy theories.
A new PPP survey asked Americans whether or not they believe in some of the more widespread conspiracy theories, and the results were a bit troubling.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity just might be the latest in a long line of Mars-exploring robots to discover the building blocks for primitive life on the Red Planet.
Rocket launches aren't just amazing sights for people on Earth. They wow astronauts in space, too.
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