Don't panic about the Chinese space junk crash this weekend

28 July, 2022 - 22:15
A huge Chinese rocket body is expected to fall to Earth this weekend, but that doesn't mean you should scurry into a bunker.

Strange Mars dunes reveal where the wind blows on the Red Planet

28 July, 2022 - 22:00
NASA's veteran Mars orbiter captured a stunning image of a Martian dune field that reveals intricate details that might help scientists learn more about weather patterns in the planet's past.

The moon's strange warm pits may be the most pleasant place for astronauts

28 July, 2022 - 21:01
The moon's surface is pockmarked with hundreds of little pits, each about the size of a large building, and it may not be just the pits' size that would feel familiar to an astronaut.

Why is gravity so weak? The answer may lie in the very nature of space-time

28 July, 2022 - 20:00
The solution as to why gravity is so weak may come from taking a closer look at the Higgs boson.

Russia will stay in ISS program at least until 2028: report

28 July, 2022 - 00:35
Russia's departure from the International Space Station program isn't exactly imminent, it would seem.

US Postal Service to launch James Webb Space Telescope 'forever' stamp

28 July, 2022 - 00:00
The stamp commemorates the start of the telescope's science mission and depicts the telescope's iconic golden honeycomb mirror and its large sunshields in space.

'Castaway' gamma-ray bursts come from distant early galaxies

27 July, 2022 - 23:28
Intense blasts of radiation called gamma-ray bursts originate from neutron star mergers in distant galaxies, but until now the origins of some of these eruptions couldn't be pinpointed.

Experimental Zephyr drone sets new record for uncrewed flight duration

27 July, 2022 - 22:00
The experimental Airbus Zephyr drone has been airborne for over 42 straight days, setting a new record for an uncrewed flight.

China steers cargo spacecraft to fiery death in Earth's atmosphere

27 July, 2022 - 21:42
China guided its Tianzhou 3 cargo spacecraft to a fiery death in Earth's atmosphere late Tuesday night (July 26).

The north pole of Jupiter has mesmerizing storms, new Juno images reveal

27 July, 2022 - 21:00
Powerful storms around the North Pole of Jupiter swirl in mesmerizing images captured by NASA's Juno probe during its close approach to the giant planet on July 5.

Brilliant fireball explodes high in Texas sky before dawn (video)

27 July, 2022 - 21:00
A bright fireball exploded over Texas on Sunday night (July 24), waking up hundreds of residents with a sonic boom, which suggests parts of the rock may have reached Earth.

Mars sample return mission adds 2 helicopters, scraps 'fetch' rover

27 July, 2022 - 20:08
The redesigned NASA-European campaign will task the Perseverance rover with delivering Red Planet samples to a rocket, with the drones as backup retrieval options.

The Oculus Quest 2 is about to get $100 more expensive - get one before the price hike

27 July, 2022 - 19:06
The VR headsets are rising in price to $399.99 for the 128GB model and $499.99 for the 256GB model.

'I Am Groot!' Marvel Studios unleashes 1st trailer for 'Guardians of the Galaxy' animated spinoff

27 July, 2022 - 19:00
Marvel Studios delivers a sneak peek at Disney's new "I Am Groot" series during their San Diego Comic-Con panel.

How seriously should we take Russia's latest threat to leave the ISS?

27 July, 2022 - 02:16
Russia's announcement Tuesday (July 26) that it would leave the ISS after 2024 sounds definitive, but experts disagree on how far the country will go.

Buzz Aldrin's moon-flown Apollo 11 jacket sells for record $2.8M at Sotheby's

26 July, 2022 - 23:14
A jacket worn by Buzz Aldrin set a new record for the most-ever paid at auction for a flown-in-space artifact, while Aldrin's pen credited with saving the Apollo 11 mission failed to sell.

Titan Books celebrates 20 years of 'Firefly' with novel 'What Makes Us Mighty'

26 July, 2022 - 23:00
Titan Books expands the "Firefly" 'Verse with a seventh tie-in novel, "What Makes Us Mighty."

Big Chinese rocket body will fall to Earth around July 31, experts predict

26 July, 2022 - 22:13
The newest piece of big Chinese space junk will fall back to Earth around the end of the month, experts predict.

Exclusive: Astronaut Dan Tani delivers realism to new moon base board game, 'Lunar Outpost'

26 July, 2022 - 22:00
Ex-astronaut Dan Tani discusses his role in designing the new co-op board game, "Lunar Outpost."

Radioactive decay: Discovery, process and causes

26 July, 2022 - 19:19
Radioactive decay is the strange and almost mystical ability for one element to naturally and spontaneously transmute into another one.