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.
By Andrew Wagner
The first results from NASA’s Year in Space brothers are in, and show glimpses of how stressful a trip to Mars could be for the human body.
By Jessica Yarvin
In 2016, Earth experienced its warmest in recorded history, and the planet reached record high temperatures for the third consecutive year.
“Hidden Figures” is a story about reaching for the stars while fighting racial and gender barriers. The new movie follows the careers of three black women who worked at NASA’s Langley headquarters in Virginia during the 1950s and ‘60s to…
By Michael Rios
Jupiter's Trojan asteroids are thought to be remnants of the material that formed the solar system's more distant planets. NASA plans to visit them in one of two upcoming missions.
The story behind how Hidden Figures went from biography to Hollywood, as told by the author, cast and crew.
Eight NASA microsatellites tasked with tracking hurricanes dropped out of an airplane above the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday and shot into orbit around the Earth.
By PBS NewsHour
Former astronaut and senator John Glenn has died at age 95. In every chapter of his life, whether on Earth or above it, Glenn accumulated achievements -- serving as a Marine fighter pilot in two wars and later launching into…
By Julia Griffin, Alexis Cox
John Glenn, NASA astronaut, U.S. Senator and the first American to orbit the planet, died Thursday. He was 95.
The end of ice on Earth is merely one thing we won’t be able to monitor if NASA stops using satellites to look at our home, author David Biello writes…
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