Black holes are powerful engines of pure gravity , capable of pulling on objects so intensely that they can’t possibly escape. When those objects near the...
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that Starship and Raptor’s first triple-engine static fire was a success, opening the door for nosecone installation. Around...
After a four-year journey, NASA's robotic spacecraft OSIRIS-REx briefly touched down on asteroid Bennu's boulder-strewn surface on Tuesday to collect rock and dust...
Purdue University innovators are taking cues from nature to develop 3-D photodetectors for biomedical imaging.
Scientists want at least 60 grams of Bennu’s carbon-rich material – thought to contain the building blocks of life.
The Orionids meteor shower is peaking this week, bringing about 15 to 20 shooting stars per hour.
The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica has expanded to one of its greatest recorded sizes in recent years.
Spacecraft ‘kissed the surface’ in brief landing on asteroid 200m miles away from Earth in US-first mission
A NASA spacecraft descended to an asteroid on Tuesday and momentarily touched the surface to collect cosmic rubble for return to Earth.
Scientists clocked a photon moving across a molecule