NASA is setting its sights on a much deeper look at Jupiter’s moon, Europa, and the mysterious -- potentially life-supporting -- ocean hidden beneath its icy crust.
By Nsikan Akpan and Laura Santhanam
The White House’s full budget request for 2018 seeks sharp cuts to cancer research, climate science and children’s health insurance.
As of today, astronaut Peggy Whitson has spent more time in space than any other American.
By Andrew Wagner
Get up close and personal with the S.S. John Glenn as it heads for the International Space Station.
NASA reveals compelling evidence for hydrothermal vents on Saturn's moon Enceladus.
Some big changes could be in store for American space exploration under President Trump and the Republican Congress. Sending more humans to the moon, as well as a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa seem to be part of a plan…
By Erica R. Hendry, Iman Smith and Joshua Barajas
We’re taking a break from politics to look at these five important stories that were overrun by last week’s news cycle.
By Andrew Wagner and Nsikan Akpan
While the 2017 NASA Authorization Act reaffirms commitments to the International Space Station and deep space missions, certain elements -- or the lack thereof -- have caused concern among some scientists, including space baron Elon Musk…
By Nsikan Akpan
The White House’s budget proposal for 2018, released Thursday, seeks cuts in science and health agencies across the board. Yet, some budgetary wallets will be lightened more than others.
By PBS NewsHour
Antarctica's Larsen Ice Shelf is disappearing section by section. A fast-growing rift, one of the largest ever seen, is now teetering on the edge of breaking away from the glacier. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien explores how scientists have tracked the…
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