Basic Research

Jun 30

NASA’s Juno zooms in on Jupiter

On Independence Day, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will arrive at Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, and beam photos and other data 1.8 billion miles back to Earth. After traveling five years and 1,740 million miles at more than…

Jun 30

This Science Bedtime Story tells the incredible - and briefly, terrifying - story of the intrepid spacecraft that flew to Pluto and of Alice Bowman, a little girl who loved space and grew up to become one of the mission's…

Jun 09

What a smell looks like

Smells are normally invisible, but this lab in Colorado uses lasers to bring odors to life. The research is part of a nationwide project to build a robot that can smell.

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