NASA goes to space with SpaceX and Boeing

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden reveals today’s big news: Boeing and SpaceX will fly NASA astronauts […]


Spotting the water monster around Pluto

Using its Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), New Horizons made its first detection of Pluto’s […]


Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to Land on J.

Rosetta’s lander Philae will target Site J, an intriguing region on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko that offers […]


Beautiful things in the sky

Don’t tell me the universe is dull or ugly. Ever.


A lithium mystery in M54

This new image from the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in northern Chile […]


From firefighter to satellite steerer

In space, a new way of producing gas is being tested for steering satellites. On […]


Elliptical Movements

New clues to how giant elliptical galaxies move have been discovered by an international team […]


First (supernova) light

While scanning the sky to measure the positions and movements of stars in our Galaxy, […]


Astrophysics for survivors

The sun sets but once a year at the South Pole, and it is a […]