5 reasons why the James Webb Space Telescope is such a big deal

A full-scale model of the James Webb Space Telescope — the most powerful optical and infrared…

Nasa is running a knock-out photography competition featuring pictures of Earth taken from space

The competition is fierce in this public-vote photography contest - because all the entries are out…

NASA details how it plans to establish a sustained human presence on the Moon

NASA’s Artemis program aims to bring humans back to the Moon, with the goal of staying…

Meet the Xenobots, Virtual Creatures Brought to Life

MEDFORD, Mass. — If the last few decades of progress in artificial intelligence and in molecular…

41 million-year-old insect sex romp preserved in amber

Home News This rare example of "frozen behavior" in the fossil record preserves two mating, long-legged…

SpaceX loses its third Starship prototype during a cryogenic test

SN3 is dead to me — "We will see what data review says in the morning."…

Here are 10 alternative ideas for what NASA could do with its Moon budget

Dare mighty things — For this kind of money in space, there's a universe of things…

Astrophysics Signal Does What The LHC Cannot: Constrain Quantum Gravity And String Theory

Photons always propagate at the speed of light and obey the same rules of nature, regardless…

Pandemic prompts few changes to busy month on space station

The International Space Station’s robotic arm and Dextre, a two-handed robotic aide, extract the European Bartolomeo…

Scientists say coronavirus can spread through ‘aerosolized feces’

April 3, 2020 | 2:16am Closing the toilet lid is highly recommended amid the coronavirus outbreak,…

Upcoming ‘Pink Moon’ is the biggest supermoon of 2020

The spring moon rising over Utah's Wasatch Mountains. NASA/Bill Dunford The evening of April 7 and…

Avoid coronavirus when you leave the house: 12 things you can do to help stay safe

Social distancing is important in the grocery store, but so is how you shop. Shara Tibken/CNET…