Life Can Survive on Mars Far, Far Longer Than We Thought

It’s millions and millions of years.

November 13, 2017

A New Technique Just Helped Astronomers Uncover the Oldest Galaxy in the Known Universe

It's a staggering 11 billion years old.

November 9, 2017

Astronomers Have Begun Mapping the Structure of the Far Side of the Milky Way

A clear picture of our corner of the cosmos is within reach.

November 3, 2017

We Just Completed a Record-Breaking Test of a Revolutionary Ion Engine

It's one of the most promising ways humans could traverse the cosmos.

November 2, 2017

“Electric Sails” Could Allow Us To Reach the Farthest Recesses of Space

We could travel through the cosmos in record time.

October 30, 2017

Scientists May Have Solved the Mystery Behind Pluto’s “Bladed Terrain”

The study advances our understanding of Pluto's global geography and topography.

September 28, 2017

X-Ray Study Shows Older Stars May Be More Supportive to Life

Their findings could provide astronomers a tool for determining the habitability of a system.

September 13, 2017

Juno Missions Make Mysterious Finds About Auroras on Jupiter

Jupiter’s powerful magnetic storms do not have the same source as they do on Earth.

September 12, 2017

Another Monster Black Hole Found in the Milky Way

This represents something of a first for astronomers.

September 8, 2017

Gravitational Lensing Provides Rare Glimpse into Interiors of Black Holes

The technique relies on the presence of a large cluster of matter between the observer and the object to magnify light coming from that object.

September 2, 2017
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