Many research projects and departments grind to a halt, from food inspections to scientists who can no longer monitor their data.
New Horizons explored Pluto. Next stop? A New Year’s visit to a planetary ‘time capsule’ in the Kuiper Belt.
We recap the year in science news with Sarah Kaplan and Rachel Feltman.
The James Webb Space Telescope is a decade late and billions of dollars over budget. But astronomers are already setting their sights on its successors.
Some researchers said the interstellar object ʻOumuamua could be an alien spacecraft, but there are other, more conventional explanations.