A year after a potentially fatal setback, a rejuvenated Kepler telescope discovered the first exoplanet (outside the solar system) of its new mission.
Thanks to remotely operated vehicles scientists are able to peek at one of the coldest, darkest environments of all: ecosystems deep underneath arctic ice.
A recently completed analysis of comet 67P/C-G by the Rosetta Space Craft has effectively ruled out comets as the primary source of Earth’s water.
The movie version of Cheryl Strayed’s searing memoir “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail,” starring ...
Lava from the Kīlauea volcano in Hawaii has been used to answer questions about life on Mars.
Last week, the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully landed an unmanned probe (Philae) on a comet, a feat heretofore unmatched in human history
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UNESCO has declared 2014 to be the International Year of Crystallography.
September marks two significant dates in the early history of astronomy and physics—the birthday of Danish astronomer Ole Rømer ...
August 27th marked the birthday of Osamu Shimomura, the organic chemist who discovered green fluorescent protein in 1962. ...