NASA and Planetary Resources Inc., of Bellevue, Wash., are partnering to develop crowd-sourced software solutions to enhance detection of near-Earth objects
On April 27, a blast of light from a dying star in a distant galaxy became the focus of astronomers around the world.
What might look like a colossal jet shooting away from a galaxy turns out to be an illusion.
NASA finds the common fruit fly—Drosophila melanogaster—quite an attractive “model,” but not in the way you might think.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Wednesday hailed the success of the agency’s public-private partnership with American companies
A team of NASA and international scientists for the first time have gathered a detailed understanding of the effects on Earth from a small asteroid impact.
Scientists from around the world are gathered this week at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., for the second Kepler Science Conference
A bee and a jumbo jet: common sense would tell you that the tiny insect couldn't possibly cause any troubles for the massive airplane, right?
NASA's Hubble, Spitzer and Chandra space telescopes are teaming up to look deeper into the universe than ever before.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced new investments totaling approximately $38 million for the development and use of robots
A magnetic filament of solar material erupted on the sun in late September, breaking the quiet conditions in a spectacular fashion.
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of original Mercury astronaut Malcom Scott Carpenter
Lessons from underground nuclear tests and explosive volcanoes may hold the answer to how a category of unusual impact craters formed on Mars.
NBC today announced an exclusive deal with Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic
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