In the fall, miniature satellites will be launched into space aboard an International Space Station resupply rocket. Students in Southwest Virginia will be tracking their progress as part of a program designed to inspire technological innovation in a region traditionally focused on coal.
A five-day space education program hosted by Space Center Houston has been opening its doors to curious high schoolers since 2000. Now, the center is expanding enrollment to middle school students as well.
France players celebrate winning the World Cup with coach Didier Deschamps after beating Croatia 4-2 at the Luzhniki Stadium, in Moscow, Russia, on July 15.
NASA will soon deploy the Mars InSight spacecraft from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California. The goal of the mission is to bore 16 feet into the Red Planet to investigate its geological composition.
Set to lift off next week, the spacecraft's 'mission for the ages' will see Tess exploring other galactic neighborhoods for planets outside our solar system in the most extensive survey of its kind.
The National Science Foundation awarded a $1 million grant to psychologist Kristina Olson, the researcher behind the TransYouth Project. The study's early findings demonstrated the importance of familial support for transgender children's well-being.
NASA will be launching a surveying satellite into space to search for exoplanets that could sustain life. Discoveries will be explored with larger telescopes which will search for water and atmospheric gases that are indicative of life.
As awareness of bias has increased, so too have efforts to address the subtle ways in which women find their work devalued. But in many institutions, women still struggle to get male peers and supervisors to acknowledge the problem.
To 7-year-old Naomi Vaughan, her fossil find is her 'Moana rock' because of its resemblance to the spiral necklace in the Disney film. The pearlescent rock is an ammonite fossil, a marine invertebrate that became extinct more than 65 million years ago.