Aug. 21, 2015

Crowdsourcing Planetary Names, Female ‘Viagra,’ and a Vomit Machine

addyi, fda, sex drive, exoplanets, vomit machine

Jul. 24, 2015

An HIV Mystery, the Search for E.T., and a Bug Bite Itch Zapper

e.t., virginia hughes, hiv, e.t., seti, aliens, extraterrestrials

Jul. 24, 2015

Closer to Earth, 2.0, and a New Horizons Update

kepler-452b, jon jenkins, nasa

Jul. 17, 2015

New Horizons Reveals Unexpected Worlds

new horizons, pluto, charon, moons, kuiper belt, mission to pluto, cathy olkin

Jul. 17, 2015

A Sci-Fi Writer Keeps His Eye on ‘Spaceship Earth’

aurora, kim stanley robinson, interstellar colonization

Jul. 10, 2015

New Horizons Prepares for Pluto Close-Up

pluto, new horizons, cassini

Jul. 10, 2015

Astronomers Play Hide-and-Seek with Supermassive Black Holes

black holes, supermassive black hles, george lansbury, astronomer, galaxy

Jun. 19, 2015

A Cometary Awakening, a Vaccine Mystery, and Brand New Bacteria

Philae, philae lander, comet, chlamydia, malaria

Jun. 19, 2015

Could Mars Have a Cold, Icy Past?

mars, cold, icy, planet, martian surface

May. 29, 2015

One Year Aboard the Space Station

astronaut, mark kelly, scott kelly, space, international space station, year in space

May. 15, 2015

Tracking Your Local (Space) Weather

nasa, solar, sun, heliophysics, space weather, solar flare, alex young

May. 15, 2015

NASA Budget Cuts Impact Earth-Based Science

nasa, budget, michael hiltzick, j marshall shepherd

May. 14, 2015

Science Friday, Live From Huntsville

huntsville, alabama, space and rocket center

May. 08, 2015

The Oldest Bird, a Distant Galaxy, and the Beard Microbiome

rachel feltman, the washington post, beard microbiome, feces in beard, modern birds, distant galaxy, andrew freedman, mashable

May. 08, 2015

The Science Club Looks Into the Heart of the Sun

sun, science club, charles bergquist, ariel zych

Apr. 24, 2015

The Most Unusual Laboratory (Not) on Earth

earth, international space station, julie robinson, kelly twins, mark and scott kelly

Apr. 24, 2015

Dreaming Up the Future of Interstellar Travel

marshall space flight center, les johnson, nasa, space, voyager 1

Apr. 24, 2015

A New Era for NASA? Charles Bolden Leads the Way

charles bolden, barack obama, president, nasa, space exploration, moon, sun, solar system, robotic exploration, mars, manned mission to mars, mission

Apr. 17, 2015

New Climate Polls, A Comet Mystery, and Puppy Love

washington post, dogs and humans, human-dog bonding, oxytocin, yale climate center, anthony leiserowitz, climate change

Apr. 17, 2015

3D-Printed Coffee Cups Help Liquids Defy Gravity

don pettit, nasa, astronaut, mark weislogel, portland state university, coffee, drinking coffee in space, space station

Apr. 10, 2015

News Roundup: The Birth of the Moon, E.T. Life, and LHC Season Two

large hadron collider, lhc, bbc, jonathan webb, moon, rachel feltman, speaking of science, physics, earth

Apr. 03, 2015

Mercury: The Ashtray of the Solar System?

mercury, Peter Schultz, nature geoscience, carbon

Mar. 20, 2015

Sweeping the Skies, More Than 200 Years Ago

caroline herschel, william herschel, astronomy, astronomer, one last thing, dean regas

Mar. 20, 2015

Scientists Dip Into the Water on Jupiter’s Largest Moon

moon, jupiter's moon, satellite, largest satellite, ganymede, orbit

Mar. 20, 2015

What Will It Take to Land a Person on Mars?

mars, mars one, traveling to mars, living on mars

Mar. 13, 2015

How an 11-Year-Old Named a (Dwarf) Planet

pluto, venetia burney, dwarf planet

Mar. 06, 2015

Dawn Arrives at Ceres

dawn, nasa, ceres, dwarf planet, marc rayman, space

Mar. 06, 2015

The Interstellar Tourist’s Guide to Exoplanets

exoplanet, sarah ballard, natalie batalha

Mar. 06, 2015

Mysteries of the Mars Plume

Wayne Jaescke, mars, plume

Feb. 27, 2015

NASA and Integration During the Civil Rights Movement

we could not fail: the first african americans in the space program; steven moss, richard paul, christine darden, Morgan Watson

Feb. 06, 2015

How Budget Plans on Earth Might Stop Opportunity Rover on Mars

nasa, mars, rover, opportunity

Jan. 23, 2015

Remembering the Moment Black Holes Went Mainstream

roger penrose, stephen hawking, black holes, physics, mathematicians

Jan. 23, 2015

Behind the Scenes of the Explorers Club

explorers club, exploration, expedition

Jan. 23, 2015

Journeying to the Building Blocks of the Solar System

comets, asteroids, protoplanet, rosetta mission, dawn mission, nicolas thomas, osiris, comet 76p, marc rayman, ceres, vesta

Jan. 16, 2015

Spinning Theories on Planet Rotation

planets, rotation, earth, spinning

Dec. 19, 2014

Does Mars Have What It Takes to Support Life?

curiosity rover, nasa, john grotzinger, methane on mars, organics on mars, life on mars, mars, red planet

Dec. 19, 2014

Making Space a More Democratic Place

nasa, space, mason peck, democratizing space

Dec. 12, 2014

Evidence Mounts for Liquid Water on Mars

Ashwin Vasavada, gale crater, mars, curiosity

Dec. 05, 2014

Test Launch Marks New Phase for NASA

nasa, orion, earth, space exploration, houston chronicle, eric berger

Nov. 21, 2014

Into the Wormhole: The Science of 'Interstellar'

interstellar, christopher nolan, kip thorne, space, astronauts

Nov. 14, 2014

The First Touchdown on a Comet

european space agency, philae lander, comet, rosetta, joel parker

Oct. 31, 2014

Scientists Sniff Smelly Comet

comet, odor, space, european space agency, rosetta, rosina, ammonia, sulphur dioxide, methane, kathrin altwegg, 67p/c-g

Oct. 03, 2014

Catching a Glimpse of an Eclipse

lunar eclipse, solar eclipse, space, dean regas, eric teske, astronomy

Sep. 26, 2014

MAVEN Maneuvers Into Mars’s Orbit

mars, maven

Sep. 26, 2014

Water on Earth Is a Million Years Older Than the Sun

earth, sun, water, origin of water

Sep. 12, 2014

A Jovian Moon With Earth-Like Tectonics

europa, moon, jovian, plate tectonics, ice

Aug. 29, 2014

Unraveling the Mysteries of Black Holes

Fiona Harrison, nustar, black hole

Aug. 15, 2014

Close-Up With a Comet

67P/C-G, comet 67P/C-G, comets, probe, Rosetta spacecraft, esa, solar system

Aug. 08, 2014

Close Your Eyes and Listen to the Night Sky

supermoon, perseid meteor shower, meteor shower, nicole gugliucci, radio, astronomy

Jul. 25, 2014

The SciFri Book Club Introduces Dune

dune, frank herbert, sci-fi, scifi, Kim Stanley Robinson, Sara Imari Walker

Jul. 04, 2014

Meet the Mohawk Behind NASA’s Curiosity Mission

bobak ferdowsi, mars, red planet, golden age of space exploration, space, space travel

Jun. 13, 2014

Is NASA Ready to Make the Leap to a Manned Mission to Mars?

space, space exploration, national research council, nasa, mars, human spaceflight,

May. 23, 2014

New Meteor Shower May Offer Skygazers a Treat...Or Not

meteor shower, camelopardalids, dean regas, astronomy, comet, meteor, sky

Apr. 18, 2014

Spotting Earth's Cousin in the Cosmos

kepler 186, kepler 186f, nasa, seti, elisa quintana, planet, earth, space, exoplanet

Apr. 11, 2014

Bill Nye Stops By

bill nye, planetary society, space, space literacy, evolution

Apr. 11, 2014

Up Close With the Lunar Eclipse

moon, eclipse, sun, lunar eclipse, astronomy, andrew fraknoi

Apr. 04, 2014

How Will Russian-U.S. Politics Affect Our Relationship in Space?

russia, space, crimea, nasa, international space station, marcia smith

Apr. 04, 2014

Diving Into the Underground Ocean of One of Saturn’s Moons

enceladus, david stevenson, science, moon, underground ocean

Mar. 28, 2014

Dwarf Planet Found at the Edge of the Solar System

dwarf planet, solar system, oort cloud, chad trujillo

Mar. 21, 2014

Detecting the ‘Bang’ from the Big Bang

billions, 14 billino, 13.8 billion, gravity waves, cosmic inflation, cosmic microwave background

Feb. 28, 2014

Pulsar Pulverizes Incoming Asteroids

pulsar, astrophysical letters, asteroids, battle, ryan Shannon

Feb. 14, 2014

Scientists Hunt for Morning Dew on Mars

dark flows, mars, water, morning dew, iron, liquid water, water on mars

Feb. 14, 2014

Andy Weir: ‘The Martian’

the martian, andy weir, stranded on mars, surviving on mars, living on mars

Jan. 31, 2014

Could There Be a Crisis in Physics?

physics, crisis in physics, higgs boson,

Jan. 24, 2014

Star-Crossed Galaxies

galaxies, collision, collide, milky way, spiral galaxy

Jan. 17, 2014

Is the Universe Built on Math?

The Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality, physicist, Max Tegmark, cosmos, universe, reality

Dec. 27, 2013

Carl Sagan: ‘Science Is a Way of Thinking’

carl sagan, ufos, universe, universe origins, origins of the universe, the demon-haunted world, pseudoscience, contact movie, contact, jodi foster

Dec. 06, 2013

China Shoots ‘Jade Rabbit’ Rover to the Moon

jade rabbit, David Shukman, lunar lander, rover, yutu, chang'e, moon, mission, space

Nov. 22, 2013

ISON: The Comet of the Century . . . or Is It?

ISON, comet, comet of the century, andrew fraknoi

Nov. 22, 2013

Budget Cuts Leave Curiosity and Cassini in Limbo

nasa, budget cuts, cassini, mars, curiosity, rover, wired, adam mann

Nov. 15, 2013

Searching for Earth 2.0

kepler, earth, goldilocks zone, sara seager, exoplanet, habitable planet

Nov. 08, 2013

India and NASA Home In on Mars

mars, orbiter, red planet, Mangalyaan, nasa, india mission to mars, india, russia, europe, Bruce Jakosky, joan johnson-freese

Nov. 01, 2013

Chris Hadfield’s Lessons From Life in Orbit

an astronaut's guide to life on earth, astronaut, chris hadfield, space, zero gravity, gravity

Oct. 25, 2013

Science Goes to the Movies: 'Gravity'

Jeffrey Hoffman, Don Pettit, astronauts, gravity, Alfonso Cuarón, 3d, space

Oct. 04, 2013

Sifting Martian Soil and Dreaming of Future Expeditions

mars, martian soil, water, water on mars, curiosity, rover, curiosity rover, Laurie Leshin, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, red planet, space week

Sep. 27, 2013

World’s Largest Neutrino Telescope Buried in Antarctic Ice

icecube neutrino observatory, antarctica, south pole, neutrino, deep space, Francis Halzen, telescope, ice

Sep. 13, 2013

Stephen Hawking Looks Back

Stephen Hawking, black holes, relativity, theoretical cosmologist

Sep. 13, 2013

Are We There Yet? Voyager 1 Finally Answers ‘Yes’

voyager, ed stone, interstellar space, voyager 1, mission

Sep. 06, 2013

Life From Mars

Christopher McKay, steve brenner, mars, life on mars, earth, life on earth

Sep. 06, 2013

NASA Craft to Sniff Moondust, Test Laser Broadband

moon, broadband, lunar atmosphere and dust environment explorer, ladee, richard elphic, gas, moon dust

Aug. 30, 2013

Space Telescope Reawakened for an Asteroid Hunt

NASA, Amy Mainzer, WISE telescope, asteroid, Brett Gladman, near-earth asteroid, uranus

Aug. 23, 2013

A Telescope Fails, but the Hunt for Exoplanets Continues

exoplanets, extrasolar planets, alien planets, distant planets, kepler space telescope, nasa, earthlike planets, goldilocks zone, William Borucki, NASA, Joshua Winn, MIT

Aug. 09, 2013

Comet Dust Brings a Spectacular Sky Show

perseid meteor shower, perseids, meteor, swift-tuttle, comet, dean regas, Cincinnati Observatory

Aug. 02, 2013

For Asteroid Ideas, NASA Looks to the Crowd

space, nasa, asteroid grand challenge, rfi, lori garver, asteroid tracking, asteroid defense

Jul. 19, 2013

Eruptions on the Sun Set Off 'Solar Tsunamis'

sun, solar flare, sunspots, solar eruption, solar tsunami, star, space weather, david long, solar physics, coronal mass ejection

Jul. 19, 2013

Astronomers Spot Another Moon Around Neptune

neptune, moon, planets, names, hubble space telescope, seti institute, showalter, pluto, kerberos, styx SETI, Mark Showalter, hubble, moons

Jul. 12, 2013

UK Team Plans ET Search

seti, alien intelligence, ufos, alien life, extraterrestrial intelligence, radio signals, astronomy, Alan Penney, uk seti

Jul. 12, 2013

Desktop Diaries: Jill Tarter

seti, alien intelligence, ufos, alien life, extraterrestrial intelligence, radio signals, astronomy, jill tartar

Jul. 12, 2013

Mysterious Radio Bursts, Sent From Deep Space

radio bursts, astronomy, quasars, pulsars, black holes, duncan lorimer, stephen hawking

Jun. 28, 2013

Not One, but Three ‘Goldilocks Planets'?

exoplanet, gliese, gliese 667, goldilocks, inhabitable planet, rory barnes, Astronomy & Astrophysics

Jun. 07, 2013

Comet Shines Light on Sun Dynamics

sun, solar, space, comet lovejoy, corona, orbit, solar system, oort cloud, video, Cooper Downs

May. 17, 2013

When Great Scientists Got It Wrong

cosmology, physics, space, astronomy, Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein, Mario Livio

May. 10, 2013

Exploring an Ever-Expanding Universe

space, astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, galaxies, supernova, supernovae, expansion of the universe, saul perlmutter, adam riess,nobel prize

May. 10, 2013

Hello...Is There Anybody Out There?

seti, alien life, astrobiology, search for extraterrestrial intelligence, jill tarter, contact

Apr. 19, 2013

Studying Earth to Learn About Mars

mars, red planet, planetary sciences, geology, rock formation, blueberries, mars society, mars exploration, mdrs, mars desert research station, Marjorie Chan, Charles Killian

Apr. 19, 2013

James Webb Space Telescope Wings It

james webb space telescope, astronomy, stars, space flight, spaceflight, hubble space telescope, Bob Hellekson, ATK, Stacy Palen

Mar. 29, 2013

How Cosmic Collisions Have Shaped Our Solar System

moon, saturn, asteroid, collisions, impact, comet, meteor, meteorite, lunar formation

Mar. 29, 2013

Studying Rocks Found on Earth for Clues About Space

meteor, meteorite, asteroid, debris, impact, rocks, geology

Mar. 15, 2013

Curiosity Hits Paydirt: New Clues to Life on Mars

mars, mars rover, curiousity rover, microbes, David Blake, Red Planet, Gale crater, NASA, microbe

Mar. 01, 2013

A Natural Particle Accelerator, Far Above the Planet

van allen belts, radiation, space weather, accelerated electrons, solar wind

Feb. 22, 2013

Russia Meteor Renews Focus on Asteroid Threats

meteor, asteroid, space junk, collision, space rock, debris, explosion, planetary defense, near-earth objects

Feb. 15, 2013

Tracking a Space Rock's Streak Past Earth

asteroid, space, deep impact, armageddon, flyby, near-earth object, meteor

Feb. 08, 2013

Researchers Point to the Demise of the Dinosaurs

dinosaurs, paleontology, asteroid collision, comet collision, KT boundary, cretaceous, chicxulub, climate change

Feb. 01, 2013

Dung Beetles Use Cosmic GPS to Find Their Way

dung beetle, navigation, astronomy, milky way, stars, starlight, animal navigation

Jan. 18, 2013

Colossal Quasar Clump Too Huge to Exist, in Theory

astronomy, space, stars, galaxy, biggest astronomical formation

Jan. 11, 2013

Simulating the Red Planet, On the Pale Blue Dot

mars mission, space travel, spaceflight, simulation, voyage, mission to mars, sleep, daylight, cycles

Jan. 04, 2013

A Journey to the Oort Cloud, Where Comets Are Born

comet, meteor shower, asteroids, oort cloud, fraknoi

Dec. 21, 2012

Could Life Exist on Newfound Alien Planet?

astronomy, exoplanet, exosolar, extrasolar planets, alien life, astrobiology, seti

Dec. 21, 2012

Debunking Doomsday and Exploring Maya Science

mayan, archaeology, astronomy, 2012, apocolypse, end of the world, baktun

Dec. 21, 2012

The SciFri Book Club Tours 'The Planets'

planets, nasa, astronomy, planetary science, dava sobel

Dec. 21, 2012

Shooting Stars: Capturing the Night on Camera

astronomy, photography, photographer, time lapse, time-lapse, timelapse, stars, night sky

Dec. 07, 2012

Ask an Astronaut: Don Pettit and Jeff Hoffman on Spaceflight

astronaut, space shuttle, don pettit, international space station, rocket, mir, soyuz, weightlessness, zero gravity, life in space

Dec. 07, 2012

Curiosity 2.0? NASA Announces New Mars Rover Plans

space, astronomy, mercury, venus, mars, voyager, solar system, nasa

Nov. 30, 2012

SciFri Book Club Has 'The Right Stuff'

the right stuff, tom wolfe, test pilots, space flight, chuck yeager, sound barrier, astronauts, mercury, nasa

Nov. 16, 2012

Searching for 'The Particle at the End of the Universe'

cern, large hadron collider, LHC, higgs boson, god particle, mass, higgs field, cosmology, physics

Oct. 19, 2012

Scientists in the Dark Over Birth of the Moon

moon origin, lunar origin, origin of the moon, how the moon was created, lunar, impact, astronomy, solar system

Oct. 19, 2012

Spacecraft Records 'Chorus' of Space Sounds

Chorus, electromagnetic phenomenon, plasma waves, Earth's radiation belts, Radiation Belt Storm Probes, killer electrons, charged particles, electromagnetic fields

Oct. 12, 2012

Curiosity Rover Gets the ‘Scoop’ on Mars

mars science laboratory, mars curiosity, curiosity rover, red planet, nasa, astrobiology, geology

Oct. 05, 2012

How Astronomers Measured the Edge of a Black Hole

black holes, cosmology, astronomy, space, galaxy, event horizon, gravity

Sep. 14, 2012

Amateur Astronomers Spot a Jupiter Explosion

jupiter, astronomy, meteor, asteroid, impact, collision, explosion, space

Sep. 14, 2012

Mars Rover May Be Contaminated with Earth Microbes

mars rover, curiosity rover, martian, life, contaminated drill, bacteria, astrobiology, water, search for life on mars, nasa, jpl

Aug. 31, 2012

Gazing Up at a Double Sun

binary star, kepler, exoplanets, nasa, extrasolar planets, space, suns, tatooine

Aug. 31, 2012

The World Remembers Neil Armstrong

moon, space, neil armstrong, obituary, space travel, space flight, man on the moon

Aug. 24, 2012

Curiosity Rover Zaps a Rock, Starts to Roll

mars, space exploration, planet, curiosity, mars rover, space

Aug. 17, 2012

Massive “Phoenix Cluster” Supersizes Star Creation

galaxy, galaxies, star formation, star creation, astronomy, cosmology, physics, South Pole Telescope, antarctica, Phoenix Cluster, black hole

Aug. 10, 2012

Amidst Rocky Peaks, Physicists Ponder the Universe

physics, cosmology, astrophysics, higgs boson, extra dimensions, string theory

Aug. 10, 2012

With ‘Terror’ in the Past, Mars Scientists Plan for Exploration Ahead

mars, martian, curiosity, planetary science, mars science laboratory, seti, alien life

Aug. 10, 2012

Martian Lab Made in Manhattan

mars, martian, robotics, curiosity rover, mars science laboratory

Aug. 03, 2012

Planning for ‘Curiosity’ on Mars

mars, red planet, curiosity, pathfinder, spirit, opportunity, mars science laboratory, planetary science, geology, seven minutes of terror

Jul. 27, 2012

Ask an Astrophysicist

astrophysics, astrophysicist, nobel prize winner, dark energy, cosmology, cosmologist, universe, expansion, space

Jul. 27, 2012

Sally Ride, Pioneer

sally ride, astronaut, obituary, challenger, columbia, women in space, first US woman in space, cancer

Jun. 29, 2012

Astronauts Prepare for Departure

astronauts, international space station, dragon, spacex, pettit, soyuz, spaceflight

Jun. 22, 2012

Will China Blast Past America in Space?

spaceflight, taikonaut, astronaut, china, space station, moon, rocket, Liu Yang, Shenzhou 9, chinese space program

Jun. 22, 2012

Voyager 1 Bids Farewell to the Solar System

voyager, spaceflight, solar system, carl sagan, golden record, vger, interstellar space, space exploration

Jun. 22, 2012

More to the Universe Than Meets the Eye

dark matter, dimensions, universe, cosmology, dark matter

Jun. 08, 2012

What Happens When Two Galaxies Collide?

space, astronomy, galaxies, universe, cosmology

Jun. 08, 2012

Ex-Spy Telescopes May Aid Hunt for Dark Energy

space, astronomy, spy satellites, reconnaissance, imaging, telescopes

Jun. 08, 2012

SpaceX Dragon May Ferry Astronauts by 2015

spacex, space station, space flight, elon musk

May. 18, 2012

Planning for a Solar Sky Show

sun, solar eclipse, ring of fire, sky, astronomy, solar system

May. 18, 2012

On Eve of Launch, SpaceX Head Talks about Mission

international space station, nasa, private space flight, elon musk, rockets, spaceship, tesla, electric car

Apr. 27, 2012

Mining Quarries Millions of Miles from Earth

space mining, space, asteroid, excavation, mining, natural resources, resources

Apr. 27, 2012

An Astronaut Explores NASA's Scientific Frontiers

space, space flight, NASA, astronaut, Hubble telescope

Apr. 13, 2012

Living It Up In Space

space, spaceflight, NASA, ISS, international space station

Mar. 16, 2012

Adam Riess: One Cosmic Puzzle Solved, Many To Go

riess, dark energy, nobel prize, cosmology, supernovae

Mar. 16, 2012

Teenager Launches LEGO Shuttle Into Space

flora film vid space lego

Mar. 09, 2012

Dark Matter Just Got More Mysterious

space, dark matter, mass, cosmology

Mar. 09, 2012

Planet Or Not, Pluto’s Getting A Visitor

pluto space planet stamp new horizons

Mar. 02, 2012

‘Galileo’ Lives In A New Production

art, play, theatre, galileo

Mar. 02, 2012

Neil deGrasse Tyson On Exploring Cosmic Frontiers

space, astronomy, exploration

Feb. 24, 2012

Imagining A More Active Moon

moon lunar geology

Feb. 03, 2012

IBEX Spacecraft Intercepts ‘Alien’ Particles

ibex, space, interstellar wind, interstellar medium

Feb. 03, 2012

Blue Marble: The Making Of

nasa, earth from space, bllue marble, visualization

Jan. 27, 2012

How ‘Space Weather’ Affects Planes And Power Grids

sun solar flare space weather

Jan. 20, 2012

Newly Fallen Meteorites Offer Fresh Look At Mars

mars, space, planet, meteorite

Jan. 13, 2012

Kepler Telescope Spots Tiniest Exoplanets Yet

astronomy, space, aas

Jan. 13, 2012

Lawrence Krauss On ‘A Universe From Nothing’

space, dark energy, dimensions, energy, cosmology

Jan. 06, 2012

Winter Wonderland? Wonder No Longer

winter, snow, ice, astronomy, ecology, nature

Jan. 06, 2012

Levitating Fruit Flies To Learn About Space Travel

flight, weightless, levitiation, magnet

Dec. 30, 2011

Year in Review: Science Stories of 2011

2011, new year's, retrospective, year in review

Dec. 30, 2011

NASA Probes Set To Orbit The Moon Over New Year’s

grail, moon, lunar, space, planetary science

Dec. 23, 2011

Kepler Telescope Narrows Hunt For Earth’s Twin

planets, exosolar, solar system, astronomy

Dec. 09, 2011

US Military Keeps Wary Eye On Asia’s Space Race

space, astronaut, taikonaut, spaceflight

Nov. 18, 2011

Is A Moon Necessary For A Planet To Support Life?

moon, space, seasons, obliquity, tilt, seti, astrobiology, exoplanets

Nov. 04, 2011

Pondering the Possibility of Non-constant ‘Constants’

space cosmology physics constant alpha fine structure constant

Oct. 21, 2011

Did Giant Stars Feed Blue Stragglers?

stars astronomy

Oct. 21, 2011

Predicting When Space Junk Will Come Home To Earth

space spacecraft satellite reentry crash

Oct. 14, 2011

Contest Seeks To Launch Student Space Projects

video contest kids students education

Oct. 14, 2011

Video Pick: Space Eggs

flora film space video eggs international space station

Oct. 07, 2011

Mars Rover Peers Into The Endeavour Crater

mars, space, planet, rover, geology

Oct. 07, 2011

Physics Nobelists Observed An Accelerating Universe

nobel prize, astronomy, physics, cosmology, supernova, dark energy

Sep. 30, 2011

China Launches A Space Laboratory

space physics spaceflight china

Sep. 23, 2011

Still Cataloging The Skies, Long After ‘Planet X’

lowell mars astronomy pluto canali flagstaff arizona exoplaets extrasolar planets

Sep. 09, 2011

‘Move An Asteroid’ Competition May Help Protect Planet

space, neo, asteroid, planetary protection

Sep. 02, 2011

Newly Discovered Star Shouldn’t Exist, Says Theory

star, evolution, elements, astronomy, eso, vlt

Sep. 02, 2011

Is It Time To Leave The Space Station?

spaceflight, international space station, iss, safety

Aug. 19, 2011

SpaceX Craft To Head To Space Station

spacex, rocket, iss, space station

Aug. 05, 2011

Are The Moon’s Highlands Due to A Cosmic Collision?

moon lunar impact crash

Aug. 05, 2011

Scientists Spot Signs of Salty Water on Mars

mars, water, planet, space

Jul. 29, 2011

A Trojan Asteroid Keeps Earth Company

space, orbit, asteroid, earth

Jul. 29, 2011

Juno Heads To Jupiter

space, jupiter, nasa, probe

Jul. 29, 2011

‘Curiosity’ On Mars

mars space crater

Jul. 15, 2011

Funding For James Webb Space Telescope In Jeopardy

space telescope astronomy funding congress nasa

Jun. 17, 2011

In A Flash Of Gamma-Rays A Star Is Gone

astronomy black hole space galaxy gamma ray busrt

Jun. 17, 2011

Voyager 1 Probing Solar System’s Distant Edge

space sun solar system heliosphere heliopause heliosheath voyager

Jun. 03, 2011

Probing The Sun’s Spots

video, flora, sun solar star physics

Jun. 03, 2011

Charting the Local Universe

astronomy cosmology map chart

May. 27, 2011

The Moon May Be Wetter Than We Thought

moon planet water geology formation

May. 27, 2011

President Kennedy's "Moon Speech" Turns 50

moon space history apollo

May. 20, 2011

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Closes In On Its Target

space, nasa, asteroid

May. 20, 2011

Exoplanets Floating Freely, Without A Star

planet, space, nasa, telescope

May. 06, 2011

Proof That Einstein Got It Right

physics, relativity, einstein, space, cosmology

Apr. 29, 2011

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Is Put On Hold

seti, space, alien life, extraterrestrial

Apr. 22, 2011

Reliving 30 Years of Space Travel

space shuttle, space flight, history, launch, exploration, spaceflight

Apr. 08, 2011

Celebrating A Space Pioneer

history, space flight, gagarin, shepard

Mar. 25, 2011

How to Dress for Space Travel

space suit, nasa, rocket, exploration

Mar. 18, 2011

Looking For Clouds On Saturn's Moon Titan

saturn, titan, cassini, nasa

Mar. 18, 2011

NASA Probe Goes Into Mercury's Orbit

mercury, planet, nasa, messenger

Mar. 04, 2011

Brian Greene on The Hidden Reality

physics, cosmology, universe, multiverse, string theory, theoretical physics

Mar. 04, 2011

Early Space Shuttle Flights Riskier Than Estimated

shuttle, nasa, space, astronaut, risk, disaster

Feb. 04, 2011

Why The Former Planet Pluto Got Demoted

pluto, planet, dwarf planet, minor planet, exosolar planet

Jan. 14, 2011

The Poles, They Are A Changin'

geomagnetism, geophysics, magnetic field

Jan. 07, 2011

New (Old) Views of the Lunar Core

moon, seismology, lunar core, apollo

Dec. 31, 2010

2010 Science Year In Review

review science biology health medicine news

Dec. 17, 2010

Lunar Eclipse Outlook

lunar eclipse, moon, space, astronomy

Dec. 17, 2010

Science Diction: Comet

science diction, word, comet, space

Nov. 12, 2010

A Trip To A Comet

comet mission epoxi nasa space

Oct. 22, 2010

Lunar Update

moon lunar space astronomy geology

Oct. 08, 2010

Planetary Sciences Update

planets, planetary science, geology, weather

Oct. 08, 2010

Tattoos Of Science

mars, space, nasa, rocket, astronomy, planet, tattoos

Oct. 01, 2010

Trailblazing Mars

mars, space, nasa, rocket, astronomy, planet

Oct. 01, 2010

A 'Goldilocks' Planet?

planet, habitable, geology, orbit, exosolar, extrasolar, seti

Oct. 01, 2010

Carl Sagan's Cosmos

sagan space cosmos astronomy

Sep. 17, 2010

Strange Physics: Dark Flow, Fine Structure Constant

astronomy, cosmology, dark flow, physics

Sep. 10, 2010

Happy Birthday, Buckyballs!

chemistry, buckyballs, buckminsterfullerene, c60

Aug. 20, 2010

New Views of the Moon

moon lunar space astronomy geology

Aug. 13, 2010

SETI Throws A Party

seti extraterrestrial space life

Jul. 09, 2010

Mars Water

mars, water, astrobiology

Jul. 02, 2010

Sun Activity

sun, solar, heliosphere, solar storm, sunspots

Jul. 02, 2010

Summer Sky Forecast

astronomy, stargazing, eclipse, comet, meteors

Jun. 11, 2010

Titan's Chemistry and the Search for Life

titan cassini hydrogen saturn

May. 28, 2010

Astronomy Meeting Highlights

physics, astronomy, space, tevatron, science news

Apr. 23, 2010

The Hubble at 20

space, telescope, hubble, astronomy

Apr. 16, 2010

Restructuring Space Flight

nasa space moon mars orion constellation

Feb. 05, 2010

Science and the Budget

budget, funding , congress, obama

Jan. 29, 2010

Mars Rover to Rove No Longer

mars, spriti, robot, space

Jan. 29, 2010

In 2010, A Space Opera

opera, art, music, planetarium, moon, space

Jan. 29, 2010

Tracking Near-Earth Objects

neo, asteroid, comet, meteor, collision, rock, space, deep impact, bruce willis

Jan. 08, 2010

Astronomy Meeting Highlights

space, astronomy

Dec. 04, 2009

Free The Rover

mars, rover, spirit, nasa

Nov. 20, 2009

Living and Working In Space

space flight, travel, astronauts

Nov. 13, 2009

Lunar Impact Mission Update

moon, lunar, lcross, lro,

Nov. 13, 2009

Solar Sail Spacecraft

spaceflight, solar sail, sagan, lightsail

Oct. 23, 2009

Extinctions from Algae?

extinction, algae, asteroid, dinosaur

Oct. 16, 2009

Moon in Review

moon, lcross, water, hydroxyl, h2o

Oct. 16, 2009

Surveying the Heliosphere

sun, space, heliosphere, ena, charged particles, solar wind

Sep. 25, 2009

They Might Be Giants: Here Comes Science

perfchat, tmbg, giants, performance chat, music, art

Sep. 18, 2009

Studying Comet Contents

comet, stardust, amino acid

Sep. 11, 2009

A One-Way Trip To Mars?

mars, space, exploration

Aug. 07, 2009

Should Humans Return To The Moon?

space, exploration, moon, nasa

Jul. 24, 2009

Jupiter Impact

jupiter, space, astronomy, comet

Jul. 24, 2009

Moon Movie

moon, space, film

Jul. 17, 2009

To The Moon

apollo, moon, space, astronaut

Jul. 03, 2009

A New Type Of Black Hole

astronomy, physics, spcae. black holes, gravity

Jun. 26, 2009

Summer Science Movies

science fiction, film, movies, art

Jun. 19, 2009

Summer Sky Guide

space, stars, astronomy

Jun. 12, 2009

Moon Missions Preview

moon, space, lro, lcross

Jun. 12, 2009

Colliding Planets (Don't Panic)

planet, colllision

Jun. 12, 2009

New Views of the Universe from Herschel and Planck Telescopes

telescopes, space, astronomy

May. 29, 2009

The Invention of the Telescope

telescope, optics, galileo, history

May. 22, 2009

Happy Birthday, SETI@Home

seti, boinc, distributed computing

May. 22, 2009

Mars Rovers, Mars Water

mars, rovers, red planet, geology, water

May. 15, 2009

Shuttle/Hubble Update

hubble, shuttle, telescope

Apr. 24, 2009

Checking In With the Mars Rovers

mars, rovers, spirit, computer, robot

Apr. 17, 2009

Missile Defense

missle defense, space, nuclear proliferation

Apr. 10, 2009

Space Gadgets

inventions, space, iss, astronaut

Apr. 03, 2009

Big Questions in Cosmology

cosmology, physics, origins, arizona

Apr. 03, 2009

Astrobiology and the Origins of Life

astrobiology, life, extraterrestrial, alien life

Mar. 20, 2009

Physicist Lisa Randall on Space, Time, and Hidden Dimensions

space, cosmology, dimensions, physics

Feb. 27, 2009

Year of Astronomy

astronomy, anniversaries

Feb. 20, 2009

Space Debris

space debris, space junk, collision, crash, satellite, spaceflight

Feb. 13, 2009

Far Side of the Moon

moon, space, selene

Feb. 13, 2009

Neil deGrasse Tyson

space, astronomy, tyson

Feb. 06, 2009

Contaminating Planets

planet, mars, earth, biology, astrobiology

Jan. 30, 2009

Heating Up on a Distant Planet

astronomy, planet, star, exosolar planet, exoplanet

Jan. 23, 2009

The Road Ahead for NASA

space, nasa, orion, space flight, moon, mars

Jan. 16, 2009

Methane On Mars

mars, methane

Jan. 09, 2009

New Milky Way Measurements

space, galaxy, milky way

Dec. 19, 2008

2008 Science News In Review

2008, year in review, news

Dec. 19, 2008

Dark Energy Confirmed

astronomy, physics, astrophysics, dark energy, einstein, cosmological constant

Nov. 14, 2008

Exosolar Planet Update

exoplanets, extrasolar planets

Oct. 31, 2008

Mercury Flyby Results

space, messenger, mercury, planets

Oct. 24, 2008

The $3 Million Projector

planetarium, projector, campaing, election, education

Oct. 03, 2008

Hubble Repair Mission on Hold

hubble, space telescope, observatory

Oct. 03, 2008

Looking at Magnetic Fields in a Distant Galaxy

galaxy, formation, magnetic field

Oct. 03, 2008

SpaceX Launch Successful

spacex, launch, private rocket

Sep. 26, 2008

Solar Winds

sun, solar wind, ulysses, cosmic rays

Sep. 19, 2008


mars, planet, planetary exploration

Sep. 19, 2008

Arizona Astronomy

telescope, skygazing, stars, planets, astronomy

Aug. 29, 2008

Higher-Res Eye In The Sky

spy satellite, space imaging, mapping, geographic information systems

Aug. 08, 2008

Mars Update

mars phoenix lander

Aug. 08, 2008

Solar Systems and a Mysterious Cosmic Ghost

space solar system planet

Jul. 11, 2008

Planetary Science Update

mars, nasa, planet, space, mercury

Jun. 13, 2008

Mars Update

mars, planetary, water, space

May. 23, 2008

Countdown to Mars

mars, planet, exploration, matina, exobiology

May. 23, 2008

Watching a Supernova

star, astronomy, supernova

Mar. 28, 2008

Turmoil in Planetary Exploration?

stern, space science, mars, nasa, budget, funding, space, planet

Mar. 28, 2008

What's a Planet, Anyway?

pluto, planet, planetoid, minor planet, kuiper belt object

Mar. 21, 2008

Sensing the Atmosphere of Distant Planets

exoplanets, astrobiology, methane, astronomy

Feb. 29, 2008

Telling Time: Leap Year, Leap Day

time, date, leap year, calendar

Feb. 22, 2008

See You from The Dark Side of the Moon

telescope, moon, space, astronomy

Jan. 25, 2008

Orbiting Carbon Observatory

oco, carbon, climate change, nasa

Jan. 18, 2008

A Return to Mercury After 33 Years

mercury, messenger, space, planets

Jan. 18, 2008

Touching the Invisible Sky

Braille, visually imapired, blind, astronomy, space

Dec. 28, 2007

Asteroid Heading Toward Mars

asteroid space impact mars

Dec. 28, 2007

South Pole Telescope

astronomy south pole antarctica telescope

Dec. 21, 2007

Attack of the Black Hole

black hole, space

Nov. 09, 2007

Cosmic Rays Tracked

space, cosmic rays, astronomy

Oct. 26, 2007

Chinese Moon Mission Launch

china, space, rocket, moon

Oct. 26, 2007

von Braun

von braun, space, history, nasa

Oct. 19, 2007

New Radio Telescope

astronomy, seti, telescope

Oct. 12, 2007

Space Rocks Auction

meteorite, space, moon, auction

Sep. 28, 2007

Sputnik Anniversary

space, sputnik

Sep. 28, 2007

Ice Age Extinctions

mammoths, exinction, impact

Sep. 21, 2007

Lunar X Prize

moon, xprize, lunar, space

Sep. 21, 2007

Mars Update

mars, space, water, astrobiology

Jul. 27, 2007

NASA Plagued By Reports Of Intoxication, Sabotage

space, astronomy, astronauts

Jul. 27, 2007

Mars Rovers Battle Storms On The Red Planet

mars, planet, space, astronomy, phoenix, rovers

Sep. 19, 2008

Mars in Paint

mars art


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