The diminutive, secretive mini-shuttle has spent 22 consecutive months in space. A Dutch astronomer has snapped the first pictures of the X-37B space plane in orbit. The secretive space plane, in orbit
Throughout history, humans have existed side-by-side with bacteria and viruses. From the bubonic plague to smallpox, we have evolved to resist them, and in response they have developed new ways of infecting
Their research could help us better understand the early universe. Despite the fact that scientists now have a real image of a supermassive black hole, they still have plenty of questions about the objects.
SpaceX plans to lift off its Falcon Heavy rocket— the most powerful operational launch system in the world — for a third time on June 24. When the 230-foot-tall rocket thunders away from Cape Canaveral,
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center early Tuesday in the program's most challenging mission to date. The rocket's main engines illuminated the sky at
While capuchins won't use tools like us any time soon, the species now “has its own individual archaeological record,” scientists report. For capuchin monkeys at Brazil’s Serra da Capivara National Park,
“We will eventually see if they are actually habitable and, perhaps, even inhabited,” astronomers predict. A tiny, old star just 12 light-years away might host two temperate, rocky planets, astronomers
If you can make it here, you'll make it anywhere NASA really wants to go to Mars in the 2030s. Last week, the agency released a report about its progress and plans for the #JourneyToMars. Though the report