National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Evidence of ancient tsunamis on Mars

Scientists suggest that at least two huge tsunamis once swept across the Red Planet, triggered by large impacts.

Gravitational wave mission passes 'sanity check'

A European Space Agency effort to try to detect gravitational waves in space is not only technically feasible but compelling, a new report finds.

Global warming is now changing how Earth wobbles

Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds.

First photos of Pluto’s north pole released

NASA just released incredible new photos of Pluto’s north pole, and they seem to raise more questions about this icy planet.

The next ‘Einstein’ according to Harvard is not an old, white man

For her lengthy list of achievements in science, a Cuban-American woman is speculated to be the next Albert Einstein, reports Vibe.

Space slug mystery solved!

The explanation for the unusual look involves some interesting behavior from the nitrogen-heavy ice.

Comet Wild 2 dust 'ballistics' probed in 3D

Scientists in the US make detailed 3D maps of the cavities carved by comet dust in blocks of foam carried by Nasa's Stardust spacecraft.

Russia plans building a moon base by 2030

While NASA is working on its manned mission to Mars, Russia it turns out has set its sights on a location a little bit closer to home: the moon.

Astronaut Scott Kelly hits spaceflight milestone

US astronaut Scott Kelly touches a new milestone remaining away from Earth for the longest period in his single mission in the space.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

Martian salt streaks 'painted by liquid water'

Scientists think they can now tie dark streaks seen on the surface of Mars to periodic flows of liquid water.

August 29, 2015
August 29, 2015

Nasa starts year-long isolation to simulate life on Mars

A team of Nasa recruits begins living in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life would be like on Mars.

August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015

'Farewell' pictures of Saturn moon Dione

The Cassini mission to Saturn returns its final close-up images of the gas giant's Dione moon.

August 6, 2015
August 6, 2015

Stunning Blue-Tinted Sunset on Mars (Video)

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity snaps some beautiful photos of a blue-tinged sunset on the Red Planet.

August 2, 2015
August 2, 2015

Hubble Spies Dying Star's Final 'Moments'

In the quarter-century that it's been eyeing the cosmos, the Hubble Space Telescope has taken some pretty spectacular photos of "a dying star's final moment.

July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015

NASA helping farmers

In January 2015, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched the Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite (SMAP), designed to collect data on soil moisture around the globe.

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