It’s Official: Cassini Just Completed Its Death Dive Into Saturn

The spacecraft has burned up in Saturn's atmosphere.

September 15, 2017

Stanford’s Radiative Sky Cooling System Could Transform How We Keep Ourselves Cool

In a simulation, the system reduced the power required to cool a building by greater than 20%.

September 9, 2017

An In-Depth Look at Where Life Could Be Lurking on Non-Earth Worlds

Research has emerged about life-supporting scenarios in stranger, more unforgiving places in space.

September 7, 2017

Watch: Have We Contaminated the Moon?

Humans are full of microbes. Humans also went to the Moon. Does that mean we left colonies over there?

August 28, 2017

NASA Chief: Space Exploration Has a Direct Impact on Our Lives on Earth

When it comes to having clean water to drink, we need a space program.

August 26, 2017

A Big Announcement About New Gravitational Waves From LIGO Might Be Coming

Rumor has it astrophysicists might have detected gravitational waves from a new source.

August 24, 2017

The Best Way to Make First Contact, According to Science

We've done everything from sending radio messages, to providing maps, to simply watching and listening.

August 20, 2017

What Is the Earth Worth?

It is possible to put a price tag on this planet?

August 17, 2017

Small, Water-Powered Satellites Could Be the Future of Space Exploration

Powered by water vapor, these little satellites could go far.

August 16, 2017

Buzz Aldrin: Scientific Understanding Matters More Today Than Ever

Before you can understand anything, you need to understand science.

August 14, 2017
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