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, 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, 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 PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, a senior official with the president's National Security Council said the White House is evaluating whether the longstanding U.S. goal of a world without nuclear weapons remains "realistic." Also, Northern Ireland marked the death of…
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 Alison Thoet
Five women pioneers of NASA are becoming Lego characters. Computer scientist Margaret Hamilton, mathematician Katherine Johnson, astronomer Nancy Grace Roman and astronauts Sally Ride, the first woman in space, and Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, are…
By Andrew Wagner
SpaceX announced Monday that two private citizens have booked a trip around the moon for late 2018.
Exoplanets are a dime a dozen these days, but the Trappist-1 exosolar system stands out by hosting seven Earth-like exoplanets, according to a new study.
By Andrew Wagner
Since the early '90s, scientists have known the sun’s surface rotates more slowly than its interior. But they haven't been able to pinpoint why--until now.
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