Scientists have finally made lemonade out of the origins of our lemon-shaped moon. While the moon may look, to quote crooner Dean Martin, like a big pizza pie -- the real shape is a bit more similar to a lemon.
Silicon Valley entrepreneurs set their sights on space travel, moon mining…
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From a gigantic rainbow serpent fashioned out of recycled jerry cans to a painting of girls dancing against a Milky Way backdrop, the Smithsonian's "African Cosmos: Stellar Arts" exhibit examines how African artists through time have looked to the sky,…
Imagine traveling to a planet where the sun is 11 times stronger than on Earth, the temperature can swing 1,100 degrees and you have to maintain contact with headquarters back on Earth. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports on NASA's tricky…
As NASA's space shuttle program comes to an end after decades of service, private companies are looking to fill the void. Judy Woodruff looks at the future of space exploration with science correspondent Miles O'Brien.
Rather than send a man back to the moon, President Obama's proposed budget calls for a far less expensive plan of encouraging private companies to build spacecrafts for NASA to rent. But veterans of the space agency's golden years fear…
A roundup of art headlines.
In other news, at least 24 people died in a suicide bombing near a U.S. military base outside of Kabul, and in Pakistan, a truck bomber killed at least 10 people outside the northwestern headquarters of the Pakistani intelligence services.
Scientists hope crashing a probe into the moon will shed light on whether there is much water there.
A NASA spacecraft crashed into the Moon on Friday morning, on purpose, in a bid to discover ice hidden below the lunar surface.
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