Scientists explores what would happen if Earth was made of blueberries
Scientists explores what would happen if Earth was made of blueberries
Tyler MacDonald - Nov 13, 2019
A new study explores what would happen if the Earth spontaneously transformed into blueberries.
Karen Saltos - Oct 23, 2019
NASA's specially designed mission probe will explore the sun's atmosphere.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 22, 2019
The "blood moon" captivated viewers around the world in the century's longest eclipse.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 22, 2019
A new study examines ancient blue meteorite crystals to shed light on the Sun's highly active early years.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 21, 2019
The discovery of water in Jupiter's Great Red Spot suggests the possibility of alien life.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 19, 2019
A new study suggests that watery exoplanets might be more common than we thought, but this doesn't necessarily mean they are habitable.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 06, 2019
A new study suggests the presence of a hidden lake under Mars.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 02, 2019
A new study discovered a hydrogen "ribbon" encircling Jupiter, shattered our previous beliefs regarding the giant planet's equator.
Aaron Sims - Jun 02, 2019
Singer, Adele, announced that she would not be the halftime act at the next NFL Super Bowl.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 25, 2019
Saturn moon is now the only solar system location other than Earth to meet all requirements for microbial life.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 25, 2019
A new study shows that distant moons are likely a great place to search for life in outer space.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 18, 2019
Direct observation of baby planets will provide scientists with new insight into poorly understood planet formation process.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 15, 2019
A new study gives compelling evidence that Mars once had a series of ancient oceans.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 05, 2019
Hipparcos and Gaia measurements help scientists weigh extremely young exoplanet.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 30, 2019
Scientists have found that most of the exoplanets on record hold quite a bit of water.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 28, 2019
A new study shows that UV light is key in providing the building blocks needed for life.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 25, 2019
Data from Hubble and Cassini reveal remarkable similarities with Earth's auroras.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 23, 2019
For the first time in history, the New Horizons spacecraft has glimpsed images of the space object Ultima Thule.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 23, 2019
Observation will give scientists new insights into the early stages of planet formation.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 18, 2019
Two-year mission will survey bright stars between 30 and 300 light years from Earth.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 17, 2019
Tests indicate all its science instruments are healthy.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 15, 2019
Orbiters and Curiosity rover confirm decline in atmospheric dust.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 11, 2019
For the first time in history astronomers have observed exoplanets that have iron and titanium in their atmosphere.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 11, 2019
Study of white dwarfs' atmospheres revealed composition of their planetary systems.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 07, 2019
Stellar density at cluster's core would lead to gravitational interaction between stars, disrupting planetary systems.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 03, 2019
Scientists have found that ultrahot Jupiters' burning atmospheres destroy hydrogen and oxygen molecules before they can form water.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 17, 2018
Identical appearance can hide very different origins.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 15, 2018
Astronomers believe a hotspot discovered on Jupiter's moon Io may be the site of another volcano.
Rick Docksai - Dec 11, 2018
Researchers have for the first time found a stable body of liquid water on Mars--and where there is liquid water, there could be life.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 11, 2018
Scientists suspect 250 additional volcanoes have yet to be discovered on solar system's most volcanically active world.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 07, 2018
Proposal also calls for flybys of several Kuiper Belt dwarf planets.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 07, 2018
Planet's CO2 levels insufficient to warm it or create Earth-like atmospheric pressure.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 05, 2018
Parent star's gravitational pull is siphoning planet's atmospheric hydrogen.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 04, 2018
Map will direct future Europa missions to locations that are potentially most habitable.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 02, 2018
Astronomers have found hundreds of never before seen ghost dunes on the Martian surface.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 30, 2018
A new method for determining a planet's chemical makeup reveals that a distant rocky world has the potential to host life.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 30, 2018
Discovery gives scientists opportunity to better understand binary asteroids' formation processes and compositions.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 28, 2018
Chemical composition of host star can inform scientists about the nature of orbiting planets.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 26, 2018
Maps created in painstaking process from digital images captured by New Horizons' cameras.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 22, 2018
A new study shows the regions on Europa that are most likely to harbor life.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 22, 2018
Oppositions provide unique opportunities to obtain detailed images of both planets.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 20, 2020
Researchers take advantage of rare opportunity to observe polar regions through Juno mission and space telescopes.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 17, 2019
A new study sheds light on the cause of Jupiter's unique colored bands.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 14, 2019
A new study examines a strange rogue planet beyond the Milky Way.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 13, 2019
A new study uses thermal mapping to examine Greenland's heated geologic past.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 13, 2019
Elon Musk is sticking to his goal of sending passengers to Mars by 2024.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 12, 2019
A new study identified exoplanets with the potential to develop life in the same manner as the Earth.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 11, 2019
A new study suggests that plate tectonics might not be needed to support life, which contradicts previous beliefs.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 09, 2019
New data suggests that terraforming Mars might not be possible for a long time.
Karen Saltos - Oct 07, 2019
In ancient times, people were terrified when lunar eclipses occurred.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 07, 2019
NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TASS) has officially begun its two-year science mission.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 02, 2019
A new study suggests the primary cause of the dust storm on Mars.
Tyler MacDonald - Sep 16, 2019
A new study reveals the incrediblly intense magnetic waves being released from Jupiter's moon Ganymede.
Jason Spencer - Aug 03, 2019
Scientists in Germany are turning on what is being described as 'the world's largest artificial sun.'
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 25, 2019
Bacteria that conduct photosynthesis could provide human colonists with breathable air on other worlds.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 25, 2019
New research shows Pluto may have come from cometary building blocks.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 15, 2019
Volcanic eruptions could have warmed Mars enough for its surface to have supported liquid water.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 07, 2019
Astronomers believe they have found a newborn planet 600 light years from Earth.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 05, 2019
Temperatures and pressures of these worlds may not be conducive to harboring life.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 31, 2019
Event will be streamed live online for those in areas where eclipse won't be visible.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 31, 2019
Planets with magnetic fields produce radio waves that could be detectable from Earth.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 31, 2019
Similar composition of dust grains around the planet lead researchers to single source.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 31, 2019
Climates can be kept stable by processes other than those that occur on Earth.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 30, 2019
Chemical signatures of water detected during observations of the Great Red Spot.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 21, 2019
There are roughly 400 known subglacial lakes around the world.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 15, 2019
Ability to produce life's building blocks depends on level of ultraviolet light received from the host star.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 11, 2019
Discovery marks first detection of atomic iron and hydrogen in the atmosphere of an exoplanet.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 09, 2019
Astronomers believe that new technology could lead to the discovery of more mini-moons, a process that could shed more light on asteroid composition.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 07, 2019
A new study offers the first concrete explanation for why Jupiter is covered in bright, colorful bands.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 07, 2019
Pressurized magnetic fields 1,800 feet below the surface abruptly cut off the planet's jet streams.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 29, 2018
Scientists hope to learn why some annual local dust storms become global events.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 22, 2018
Data on stars' chemical compositions will help scientists search for potentially habitable worlds.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 19, 2018
Jupiter's moons Europa and Ganymede have extremely powerful chorus waves that are much stronger than any other ones found in our solar system.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 15, 2018
Finding brings the giant planet's total number of moons to 79.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 15, 2018
New technology has enabled researchers to detect 10 new moons in Jupiter's orbit.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 11, 2018
Perchlorate in Martian soil may have exploded upon being heated, destroying organic molecules in the process.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 07, 2018
Joint mission seeks better understanding of the ways planets near their parent stars form and evolve.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 04, 2018
Infrared instrument successfully peered through atmospheric haze to reveal surface features.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 24, 2018
Mission scientists converted Cassini recording of the plasma waves into a sound file.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 22, 2018
A new study shows the first evidence of a liquid body on Mars.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 09, 2018
Region contains largest deposits of carbonates beyond Earth and Mars.
Joseph Scalise - Aug 09, 2018
A group of 44 newly discovered exoplanets shed new light on worlds beyond our galaxy.
Joseph Scalise - Aug 07, 2018
A rogue planet known as SIMP J01365663+093347 could change the way researchers identify or discovery distant worlds.
Tyler MacDonald - Jul 24, 2018
A new study suggests that Titan's craters are prime locations for life.
Tyler MacDonald - Jul 19, 2018
A new study reveals that Mars' atmosphere acts as one interconnected system.
Tyler MacDonald - Jul 18, 2018
Astronomers just discovered 12 new moons around Jupiter.
Karen Saltos - Jul 04, 2018
A majority of the millions of bodies in the inner asteroid belt may be shrapnel from planetesimals.
Tyler MacDonald - Jul 03, 2018
A new study suggests that calaclysmic collisions likely caused Uranus' tilt and freezing temperatures.
Karen Saltos - Jul 02, 2018
Valleys on Mars' early climate were the result of heavy rain.
Delila James - May 08, 2018
In addition to collecting data on quakes, the lander will look at heat flow from the Martian interior and probe the way the planet wobbles.
Joseph Scalise - May 07, 2018
Scientists believe medieval records could be the key to uncovering Planet Nine.