Mars could one day have its own planetary ring, after the Red Planet’s gravity rips apart its moon Phobos. The larger of Mars’ two moons is gradually making its way closer to its host planet, spiralling
There's not a ton to say about this amazing video of the Sun that NASA released this week. It was created from images taken every 12 seconds by the agency's Solar Dynamics Observatory, and took about hours
I credit my love and intrigue with outer space to my late mother, Julie Carroll Och. Her father was a geologist for the State Department. He traveled the globe, went into live volcanoes, and narrowly South
Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing
When Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov conducted the world’s first space walk in 1965, the mission nearly ended in catastrophe. After 12 minutes outside the Voskhod spacecraft, the vacuum of space had caused
(CNN) — NASA is promising another big Mars announcement on Thursday. The space agency will be delivering new findings on the Red Planet's atmosphere. NASA isn't divulging any information ahead of its afternoon
8 remarkable discoveries that make this beautiful moon of Saturn the most compelling place to detect aliens
But it is a very special moon, unlike any of the other 59. Since 2004, when NASA's Cassini spacecraft began orbiting Saturn, scientists have made some remarkable discoveries about this distant, icy world.
Although 310,000 miles away may not sound close, the giant space rock is zooming by only a little farther away than the moon is from the Earth — close enough to spot with an amateur telescope, says NASA.
There’s a simple recipe for building the Universe as we know it today: take a sea of matter and radiation that starts off hot, dense and expanding, and give it time to cool. Over long enough timescales,
The three planets, all pursuing their ordinary orbits around the sun, will be visible until around October 29 but will be best witnessed on October 26 before dawn Early risers are in for a treat this and