California's real tsunami risk California's real tsunami risk
Amazing photos of Pluto's mountains snapped by New Horizons Amazing photos of Pluto's mountains snapped by New Horizons
New study to investigate asteroid that caused mass extinction event New study to investigate asteroid that caused mass extinction event
Surprising study: Sun's impact on climate is greater during cooler periods Surprising study: Sun's impact on climate is greater during cooler periods
Curiosity findings provide new evidence Mars could have hosted life Curiosity findings provide new evidence Mars could have hosted life
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover finds evidence of huge lake that could have support life NASA's Mars Curiosity rover finds evidence of huge lake that could have support life
Mercury’s polar ice imaged by NASA’s Messenger Mercury's polar ice imaged by NASA's Messenger
Curiosity team seeks alternate route to Mars' Mount Sharp after rover stalled Curiosity team seeks alternate route to Mars' Mount Sharp after rover stalled
Researchers create high resolution map of Martian surface Researchers create high resolution map of Martian surface
Curiosity rover reaches end of primary science mission: What is ahead? Curiosity rover reaches end of primary science mission: What is ahead?
Signs of life: NASA to send new probe to Mars for study of planet's interior Signs of life: NASA to send new probe to Mars for study of planet's interior
Asteroid glass study provides insights into Mars' history Asteroid glass study provides insights into Mars' history
Mars selfie: Curiosity spotted from orbit by Mars probe Mars selfie: Curiosity spotted from orbit by Mars probe
ExoMars rover to reach new depths in 2018 mission to Mars ExoMars rover to reach new depths in 2018 mission to Mars
Water on Mars? NASA releases trove of new Curiosity data Water on Mars? NASA releases trove of new Curiosity data
Meteorite reveals secrets of Martian geology Meteorite reveals secrets of Martian geology
Meteorite had previous collision or near miss before exploding over Russia Meteorite had previous collision or near miss before exploding over Russia
Cassini, Messenger prepare for historic photograph of Earth from far, far away Cassini, Messenger prepare for historic photograph of Earth from far, far away
Mercury may have once harbored a massive ocean of magma, say scientists Mercury may have once harbored a massive ocean of magma, say scientists
Searching for life on Mars, Curiosity rover hits the 'Jackpot' Searching for life on Mars, Curiosity rover hits the 'Jackpot'
NASA snaps amazing photo of Curiosity rover trekking across Mars NASA snaps amazing photo of Curiosity rover trekking across Mars
As Curiosity prepares to drill, team receives major award As Curiosity prepares to drill, team receives major award
Vesta asteroid image hints at evolution of universe Vesta asteroid image hints at evolution of universe
NASA: Scientists discover link between Earth's soil and Mars NASA: Scientists discover link between Earth's soil and Mars
Japanese orbiter finds lunar cave that could someday house astronauts
As safest location for astronauts, lava tubes could be ideal sites for constructing Moon bases.
New Horizons team releases videos and maps to celebrate anniversary of Pluto flyby
False color, enhanced topographic relief highlight both worlds' detailed topography.
Cassini captures image of Saturn moon Atlas
Analysis of closeup photo will help scientists understand moon's shape and geology.
Saturn's moon Pan resembles a ravioli
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured the closest images ever taken of Saturn's tiny moon Pan.
Latest Cassini images show diverse features on Enceladus
Geologic activity erases craters on the moon's southern hemisphere.
Eclipse Megamovie project seeks assistance from citizen scientists
Unprecedented project will document stunning beauty and contribute to scientists' understanding of the Sun.
Hot springs in Chile could hold clues to finding biosignatures on Mars
Silica deposits at Gusev Crater could have been influenced in part by ancient microbial life.
Sputnik Planum may drive activity on Pluto
Cycle of sublimation and condensation is key to interaction between surface and atmosphere.
Dawn finds evidence of cryovolcanism on Ceres
Internal heat source and abundant water make small planet habitable for life as we know it.
Mars Curiosity rover captures stunning 360-degree panorama
The images were taken on December 18th by the NASA Curiosity rover's Mast Camera.
Large ice fractures on Pluto look like a giant spider
Feature may be caused by upwelling of subsurface material.
Cassini radar reveals highest mountains on Saturn's moon Titan
Mountain ranges clustered along large moon's equator.
Scientists plan to drill into Chicxulub impact crater
$10 million study will help scientists better understand environmental processes triggered by impact.
Pluto's moon Charon may have had an ocean
New Horizons captured images of Pluto's moon Charon which point to the strong possibility that the moon once had a subsurface liquid ocean.
Scientists: Laser beams weigh objects 100 billion times lighter than mosquitos
A team of laser physicists from the Australia National University discovered a methodology to gather precise measurements on microscopic objects.
Pluto may have a subsurface antifreeze ocean
New research reveals the plausible case for a water and ammonia mixture driving Pluto's geology from below.
Earth's gravitational pull opens faults on the moon
New research shows that the Earth's tidal forces exert enough pressure on the moon to affect lunar fault lines.
New Pluto photos show 'snakeskin' surface in color
New high-res color images of Pluto reveal yet more surprising surface features and enigmatic formations.
Stunning new photos of Pluto's vast surface released
The space probe New Horizons continues to wow the world with the release of a new set of photos of Pluto's surface.
Oxygen deposit in Antarctic lake replicates conditions on early Earth
Bacteria in the region resemble Earth's earliest life.
NASA's Curiosity rover discovers strange 'floating spoon' on Mars
NASA's Curiosity rover continues to send home images of the rocky surface of Mars, but their latest photo is just too bizarre to be explained.
Woolly mammoths re-discovered in New Hampshire
An anatomy professor from Plymouth State University rediscovered fossilized evidence of woolly mammoths roaming New England, ten years after throwing away a similar fossil.
New Horizons finds new mountain range on Pluto
NASA revealed a new image of Pluto, showing a mountain range said to be as high as the Appalachian Mountains.
Pluto's surface harbors icy plains
Scientists puzzled by geologically active surface.
NASA to release more Pluto photos
NASA will soon release further images from New Horizons' Pluto flyby.
NASA video shows 8-minute version of Opportunity's Mars marathon
The venerable Opportunity rover continues to deliver data from the Red Planet.
NASA and European partners sign agreement for Mars exploration
French and Spanish aerospace entities will supply crucial hardware for several upcoming missions.
Did NASA's New Horizons just discover ice caps on Pluto? [photos]
These amazing new images from NASA's New Horizons space probe have confirmed the existence of a mysterious polar cap on the distant planet.
Stunning finding: Massive ancient sea lizards gave birth in open ocean
Mosasaurs were massive 50-foot beasts that ruled the oceans until they became extinct with the rest of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.
Curiosity rover finds intriguing mineral veins on Mars
Protruding mineral veins on the Martian surface hint at a watery past.
Researchers: Moon's resources are of 'potential economic interest'
A new scientific paper examines lunar resources and how they might be used in the future.
Mars 2020 rover mission to find alien life takes shape
The instrument payload for the future mission is set.
NASA's Mars orbiter spots bizarre formation possibly caused by lava flows
Scientists speculate that the mound used to be covered in ice, which was melted when lava pushed up from underneath thousands of years ago.
Mystery of how a chunk of Mars managed to land on Earth finally has answers
The organic carbon might have biological origins.
Landing on a comet is nothing compared to what the ESA has planned next
Scientists hope follow-up to MESSENGER will unlock the secrets of another planet in our solar system
Long-term Mars simulation begins in Hawaii dome
A six-person crew will conduct lab experiments over the 266-day mission.
Sinkhole threat remains at National Corvette Museum
Three of the eight historic Corvettes that plunged into a sinkhole that developed at the National Corvette Museum last February will be restored by the museum with help from General Motors, the maker of Corvette.
NASA improves Curiosity app for rover's second anniversary
App overlays spacecraft models on scenes captured by mobile devices' cameras.
Greenland actually was a green land 2.5 million years ago
Before it was covered by a massive ice sheet, much of Greenland resembled the Alaskan tundra.
Meteorites let us peek into Mars' ancient atmosphere
Analysis shows that Mars' and Earth's atmospheres were always very different
Researchers may have solved mystery of the Moon's age
The newly discovered clock dates the Moon to 95 ±32 million years after the start of the solar system.
How much water is on the moon? Even less than you think
New research methods question conclusions made as recently as 2010
Nations begin laying plans for mission to Mars
Are we headed to Mars?
Salamanders are shrinking because of climate change
A warmer, drier environment means animals must make tradeoffs to survive.
Mind-bending photo reveals Martian sand dune field covered in seasonal frost
The photo was taken on January 24 by HiRISE.
Rising temperatures responsible for Peruvian glacier's retreat
A team from New Hampshire's Dartmouth College has found that rising temperatures are to blame for the retreat of Peru's Quelccaya Ice Cap.
Scientists solve mystery of UFO lights appearing just before earthquakes
Electrical light shows known as earthquake lights may occur at rifts, or nearly vertical faults in the Earth's crust, new research suggests.
Granite indicates Mars is more geologically varied than we thought
Mars gets a second look.
Researchers discover stronger evidence of granite on Mars
For years the Red Planet was thought of as geologically simplistic, comprised mainly of one type of rock, in sharp contrast to the diverse geology of our planet.
Curiosity rover fails to detect methane on Mars, hopes of life are dashed
A major problem for those hoping to find life on the Red Planet.