Today is the 45th anniversary of humanity’s historic first steps on the moon. “One small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” The story in pictures.
On July 19, 2013, the Cassini spacecraft acquired a distant image of our home world, as we Earth citizens cast our thoughts spaceward.
The multiverse hypothesis – the idea that there are other universes – can be tested, scientists say.
It’s time for what we in the N. Hemisphere consider our best time of year to watch meteors. Learn when and where to catch shooting stars!
The car-sized rover is currently crossing a stretch of hard, rocky ground like that which previously dented and punctured its aluminum wheels.
On July 17, 1975, a famous first handshake between nations in space.
Next generation, in this case, is defined as experiments that will be at least 10 times as sensitive as the current crop of dark matter detectors.
What if we’d had Twitter on July 16, 1969, the day Apollo 11 launched carrying the first humans to the moon? NASA did a live-tweet reenactment today as if we had.
USGS released this cool geologic map of Mars this week, which was prepared for NASA. What to see first? Notice impact craters, in yellow.