NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected propylene, a chemical used to make food-storage containers, car bumpers and other consumer products, on Saturn's moon Titan.
As NASA's Dawn spacecraft travels to its next destination, this mosaic synthesizes some of the best views the spacecraft had of the giant asteroid Vesta.
New program seeks to lower satellite launch costs by developing a reusable hypersonic unmanned vehicle
You may have noticed an unusual sight over the Baltimore area in the last few days—a Navy balloon hovering in the sky.
The United States Military conducted top secret experiments on the citizens of St. Louis, Missouri, for years
n 2011, when an MIT senior named John Romanishin proposed a new design for modular robots to his robotics professor, Daniela Rus, she said, “That can’t be done.”
Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes have created the first cloud map of a planet beyond our solar system
NBC today announced an exclusive deal with Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic
For more than half a century, the public has been able to access a wealth of information collected by U.S. intelligence from unclassified, open sources around the world.
A comet exploded over modern-day Egypt 28 million years ago, raining down fire and leaving behind a "mysterious" black pebble
Lessons from underground nuclear tests and explosive volcanoes may hold the answer to how a category of unusual impact craters formed on Mars.
This past week, there have been a lot of unusual side-effects as a result of the government shutdown.
An international team of astronomers has discovered an exotic young planet that is not orbiting a star.
The astronauts on board the International Space Station saw a strange and unexpected view out their windows yesterday.
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