SpaceX will launch NASA's Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission. The mission will provide new data for tracking floods, droughts, and other hydrological changes.
A 130-million-year old basal bird fossil unearthed in China's famed Jehol Biota shows signs of remnant melanosomes, a discovery that could lead to hypotheses about dinosaurian color.
Researchers say new data could be essential – not just for understanding the earthquake’s behavior, but for assessing future seismic hazards in the region as well.
Mission controllers ignited NASA's Spacecraft Fire Experiment-II on Monday, kicking off the second in a series of fire-setting experiments.
An international research team has discovered Virgo 1, an extremely faint dwarf satellite galaxy in the halo of the Milky Way.
A new study about the EmDrive, from NASA’s Eagleworks Laboratories, has survived peer review – and that may bring an air of legitimacy to the fringe research.
The moon exhibits some strange gravitational properties that scientists have only recently begun to explain.
The GOES-R satellite is a major upgrade in terms of better information about Earth and the Sun, improving how we respond to weather threats across the United States.
New Zealand's newest beach feature is not likely to disappear any time soon, after the recent massive earthquake pushed a chunk of coast several feet up.
Newt Gingrich and two potential NASA administrators have expressed support for human missions to the moon. As more countries contemplate sending astronauts there, such missions could bring geopolitical benefits – and prepare NASA for Mars.
Amid coral reef ghost towns, scientists are finding signs of hope for bleached reefs.
A new study finds that the impact of the asteroid was so powerful that it caused rock in the Earth's crust to act like liquid.
For the second time this year, a team of scientists announced that the same method of carbon capture could actually work.