Twelve astronauts from four space agencies are set to launch to the International Space Station next year.
Chemical analysis of Peruvian ice cores show evidence of human-induced air pollution from nearly 500 years ago.
SpaceX targeted Monday, but decided to wait until Tuesday for better weather.
Originally scheduled for Sunday, the launch from Cape Canaveral will carry the solar-wind monitoring Deep Space Climate Observatory.
A new climate model suggests that, while the yearly total of tornadoes will climb by 2080, the number of twisters will vary widely from year to year.
Using data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio has produced a simulation of the side of the moon that we never get to see from Earth.
The launch of a solar-wind-monitoring satellite aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was scrubbed Sunday after a last-minute malfunction with an Air Force radar. The launch is now scheduled for Tuesday.
After zookeepers at Scotland's Edinburgh Zoo introduced chimpanzees raised in Netherlands to those raised in Scotland, the Dutch chimps began grunting in a new accent.
Underwater eruptions release enough carbon dioxide to warm the planet, new research finds.
NASA's Dawn space probe has taken the sharpest-yet image of Ceres, a dwarf planet in our solar system's asteroid belt.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope glimpsed the moons of Io, Callisto, and Europa passing between the sun and Jupiter.
The cosmos's first stars appear to have formed 150 million years later than previous measurements indicated, according a new analysis of data from the European Space Agency's Planck observatory.
The invasive mollusk species has colonized in various river basins throughout South America, and scientists are fearful the golden mussel will soon reach the Amazon.
The discovery of prehistoric molars in Peru could fill a major gap in our understanding of primate evolution.
By tweaking a plant's ability to regulate water, scientists could make plants that survive longer in dry conditions.
NASA released the photos Wednesday in honor of the birthday of astronomer Clyde Tombaugh, who discovered the dwarf planet in 1930.
The largest ever rodent used its huge incisors like elephant tusks, digging for food and defending itself from predators, scientists say.
Researchers have discovered a microbe that appears to have remained unchanged for billions of years. Scientists say the discovery could confirm the theory of evolution.
A team of graduate students created C-fu, a tofu-like food made from mealworm protein. Why should we give this some serious thought?
NASA's budget has no funding for the Opportunity Mars rover and Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, missions that long have outlived their expiration date, while adding funds for an unmanned visit to Jupiter's icy moon, Europa.
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