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Last week, NASA’s rover Opportunity celebrated 13 Earth-years exploring Mars. She’s officially a teenager. This new video explains 6 ways she’s behaving like one.
Time-lapse of sea and sky shot on Hawaii in December. Watch what happens as lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano meets the ocean.
Asteroid 2017 BX – found just days ago – is maybe about as big as a house. It passed safely Tuesday night or Wednesday, depending on your time zone.
It’s an astrophysical whodunnit. Across the universe, galaxies are being killed. Scientists want to know, what’s killing them?
NASA and NOAA announced today that 2016 was the hottest year on record globally – and the 3rd year in a row of record warming – continuing a decades-long warming trend.
A photographer in St. Paul, Minnesota captured this mesmerizing footage of soap bubbles freezing. It looks like time-lapse but it’s actually in real time!
A new agreement between the European Southern Observatory and Breakthrough Initiatives will let ESO’s Very Large Telescope seek planets in the star system next door.
A new NASA study is investigating how different light intensities and spectra can be used to help regulate astronauts’ patterns of alertness and sleep.
NASA’s new Lucy mission will tour 6 Trojan asteroids in Jupiter’s orbit. The other mission will go to 16 Psyche, a metal asteroid.
If and when 2 stars in this binary system merge – as predicted – they’ll increase in brightness 10 thousandfold, temporarily becoming a bright star in Earth’s sky.
Go young moon hunting this week
Favorite photos: Ring of fire eclipse