On August 21, 2017, North Americans will be able to see an eclipse of the sun. But depending where you are, you may be able to see something even better: a total solar eclipse, in which the sun’s corona
Facts surrounding global warming are terrifying. Just try listening to the This American Life episode, “Hot in My Backyard,” without spending the rest of the day sobbing in bed, we dare you. As the population
NASA’s Valkyrie (R5) robot will never slip the surly bonds of Earth. The humanoid space robot is destined to spend the rest of its days on terra firma with the rest of us. But like Robonaut before it,
Apollo astronaut Jim Lovell, who saw Earth rise over the moon 50 years ago, says 'you go to heaven when you are born'
Apollo 8, the first crewed mission to the moon, launched 50 years ago. Now once again, planet Earth has a case of moon fever. NASA recently announced that it's working with private companies to buy space
When NASA announced its discovery of a new solar system with seven planets earlier this week, the internet collectively wanted to pack its bags and leave Earth immediately. With the exciting space news
The disputed patents on the gene-editing tool CRISPR belong to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, according to a ruling by judges at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) in Alexandria,