The last supermoon for 2016 will illuminate the skies this December. Here’s what to expect from this month’s supermoon and where it can be seen.
NASA prepares for the first crewed flight of the Orion spacecraft with the goal of confirming that all of the spacecraft’s systems operate as designed in the actual deep space environment.
A new study suggests that saturated fat may be the key to boosting good cholesterol levels, challenging the long-held belief that dietary fat is unhealthy.
The European Space Agency’s (ESA) CryoSat satellite found that the growth of Arctic sea ice is lower than expected – the lowest volume of any November.
A recent study suggests that Pluto’s “icy heart” may have been formed earlier in Pluto’s history and that its features are caused by evolutionary processes.
The December night sky will be a fascinating display of stars, moons and planets. Here’s a guide to this month’s astronomical events.
A new research suggests that a compound found in marijuana could help reduce seizures in patients with certain types of epilepsy.
Five expatriates had died from severe asthma attacks as torrential rains hit Kuwait last Friday. The phenomenon is said to be similar to the one that killed eight people in Australia a few days ago.
A Japanese startup will create the first artificial meteor shower via a micro-satellite for the purposes of entertainment and scientific research.
Scientists have discovered that the mysteriously flickering galaxy is not being fed enough material to make it shine brightly.
A city in Denmark will become the first in the world to tap energy from household sewage to provide fresh drinking water to its residents.
A NASA radio aboard Europe’s Mars orbiter has aced its first relay test. Data was transmitted to the radio from NASA’s Opportunity and Curiosity rovers and was successfully relayed to Earth.
NASA scientists are working to extend the shelf life of foods to be served to astronauts on Mars or other long-duration missions.
Google Earth has released an update of its Timelapse feature, showing animated satellite imagery that goes back to 1984, and giving viewers a glimpse of how climate change has transformed the planet.