Chasing Bennu: Why NASA Chose This Asteroid for OSIRIS-REx Mission
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission is set to launch today, Sept. 8, to bring samples of the asteroid Bennu to Earth. But why did the agency choose Bennu for the mission? What is so special about this asteroid?
Sci-Fi in Real Life? NASA’s Controversial EM Drive for Human Transportation to Mars to be Tested in Space Soon
NASA’s controversial and “impossible” space propulsion technology called EM Drive is about to be launched into space.
Newly Found Asteroid Just Made a Close Encounter With Earth
Just as NASA prepares for the launch of its asteroid-sampling mission OSIRIS-REx, another asteroid the size of a bus passed very close to Earth.
Shocking! Russian River Turns Disturbingly Red Due to Nickel Waste Pollution
In a curious case of water pollution, a river in Russia has mysteriously turned blood red. Locals say a nearby nickel plant excreting toxic waste is the culprit.
New Discovery Could Aid Patients Suffering from Crohn’s Disease
Scientists’ new discovery could lead to development of treatment for debilitating complications of Crohn’s disease.
Green Living: Scientists Create Renewable Power Source from Fish Scales
Scientists discovered a way to turn fish biowaste into a new source of renewable energy.
Zika Virus Could Spread Through Patient’s Tears, Study Finds
Scientists found that the Zika virus could spread to the eyes and that tears may contain genetic material from the virus.
Asteroid Gets A Rockstar Name After Queen’s Freddie Mercury
An asteroid that orbits between Mars and Jupiter was named after the late Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury.
How the SpaceX Falcon 9 Explosion Will Affect the Space, Telecom Industries, According to Experts
The explosion of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket may have damaged a million-dollar satellite. But the effects of the explosion will reverberate across the space and telecom industries.
NASA: Juno Captures First Stunning Images of Jupiter’s Stormy North Pole
NASA’s Juno spacecraft sends back the first images of Jupiter’s north pole, which shows raging storms on the planet’s surface.
This Strange Looking 1960s NASA Space Robot Is Up For Sale
A life-sized space robot developed for NASA during the 1960s is going up for auction. he C-3PO lookalike is called the Power Driven Articulated Dummy (PDAD) and it was developed for NASA by the IIT Research Institute in Chicago during the 1960s.
Alert! Super Typhoons Becoming More Intense in Asian Countries, New Study Finds
A new study suggests that super typhoons devastating Asian countries such as China, Japan, Korea and the Philippines have become stronger since the '70s due to climate change.
ESA’s Rosetta Probe Finds Lost Philae Lander on Comet 67P’s Dark Crack
A few days before the Rosetta spacecraft’s end of mission, the probe’s high-resolution camera has spotted the long-lost Philae lander in a dark crack on Comet 67P.
Dust Samples From Comet 67P Could Provide Clues to How the Solar System Formed
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft has analyzed dust samples from the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for the first time, which could reveal the origins of the solar system.