Astronomers have discovered a tsunami of stars and gas that crashed with the disk of a spiral galaxy known as IC 2163. The result is an eyelid-shaped star formation.
NASA will launch six new small satellites equipped with new technology to study the Earth’s atmosphere, climate and weather.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is now entering the detailed definition phase of its Asteroid Impact Mission (AIM), which will be the first-ever mission to a binary asteroid system.
NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission (MMS) now holds the Guinness World Record for the highest altitude fix of a GPS signal, just over a month after it successfully made the closest ever separation of a multispacecraft formation.
After the landmark Paris Agreement entered into force, the world gathered in Morocco for the first meeting under the pact to iron out implementation details for participating countries.
As NASA prepares for deep space missions, the agency also releases a new report that focuses on the protection of destination planets from contamination from Earth-based organisms.
NASA engineers are now working to extend the lifespan of life-support systems for long-duration flights to Mars and beyond.
Students design prototypes of space habitation system for astronauts on the “Journey to Mars” to make deep space living healthier, more efficient and more comfortable.
A new research sheds light on how much damage one individual’s carbon dioxide emission could cause to the Arctic summer sea ice.
The 2015 Paris Agreement was made last December. But it was only this November that the agreement officially entered into force, and nations are starting to put together plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
According to a new report from the American Cancer Society, the number of women dying from cancer is expected to increase 60% by 2030.
After over 20 years of construction, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is finally complete and will be ready to launch by 2018.
A new interactive map makes it easier for people to spot the International Space Station from Earth and connect with astronauts in the orbiting lab.
Observations from India’s GRAPES-3 cosmic-ray telescope indicated a crack in the Earth’s magnetic shield, which was weakened by a geomagnetic storm in 2015.