Blue Origin Successfully Tests New Shepard’s Escape System

Despite expectations of fiery explosions, Blue Origin successfully landed its New Shepard rocket after launching the vehicle for the fifth time today. The landing...

Dwarf Planet Named ‘The Goblin’ Discovered at the Edge of Solar System

While searching for the mysterious Planet X that some astronomers believe lurks on the edge of our solar system, researchers instead found an extremely...

New NASA Launch Control Software Over a Year Behind Schedule and Millions of Dollars...

Launch control software under development for NASA's deep-space exploration program is more than a year behind schedule and tens of millions of dollars above...

For the First Time, Scientists Have Grown Human Vocal Cords in a Lab

In an experimental first, scientists reported Wednesday that they have grown about 170 human vocal cords in a lab, starting from cells taken from...
Ancient Seal Stamp and Bulla from Time of Nehemiah Discovered in the City of David During Archaeological Dig in Israel

Ancient Seal Stamp and Bulla from Time of Nehemiah Discovered in the City of...

An ancient seal stamp and bulla from the time of Nehemiah has been discovered in the City of David archaeological site just outside Old...

How to See the ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse This Christmas Evening

Consider it a Christmas gift from the universe to the world: a solar eclipse, the perfect ending to the holiday. This annular solar eclipse --...

Massive Snowstorm Can be Seen From Space

The nor'easter hitting the East Coast this weekend is truly blanketing a large part of the country. Astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted an image of the...

Elon Musk’s Connection to Trump Could Help Save Solar

The election of Donald Trump and the accompanying rehabilitation of fossil fuels should have been, by all rights, devastating for Tesla Motors. Tesla is the...

Blasting Fireball Captured on Camera by Astronomers

Recently, the first time-lapse images of a thermonuclear fireball blasting out of a nova star have been captured by the astronomers. An international team of...

NASA Working to Revive Pluto-Bound New Horizons Probe After It Suffers Temporary Communication Breakdown

NASA said its New Horizons probe suffered a temporary communication breakdown on Saturday, 10 days before it's scheduled to fly past Pluto, and the...

Keep Your Eyes Open for Next Week’s Supermoon

If you see the full moon during the early nighttime hours of November 13 and 14 and think it looks overly large, you are...

Here’s What’s Next for SpaceX After Falcon Heavy’s First Flight

More launches, bigger rockets, and deeper challenges await The first launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket was mostly a success for SpaceX. The middle rocket...

The Second Life of Mongolian Dinosaur Fossils

In downtown Ulaanbaatar, on a pedestal in the Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs, stands a 70-million-year-old Tarbosaurus bataar dinosaur from the southern Gobi Desert. In 2012,...

Rosetta Probe Given Termination Date of September 30

The Rosetta probe will be crash-landed on Comet 67P on Friday 30 September, the European Space Agency has confirmed. The manoeuvre, which is expected to...

Man Dies After Being Bitten by Great White Shark in Western Australia

A diver has died in Esperance in Western Australia after being attacked by a shark. The WA government confirmed the fatal attack about 1pm near...

Mars Moon Phobos Faces Impending Doom

Mars moon Phobos, named after the Greek god of fear, has had a difficult life of uncertain origin. The natural satellite may have been...

Exploding Star is Brightest and Most Powerful Supernova Ever Detected

The brightest exploding star ever detected has bewildered scientists with its incredible power, shining 570 billion times brighter than the Sun and twice as...
2,000-Year-Old Jewish Ritual Bath Uncovered in Galilee During Excavation in Israel

2,000-Year-Old Jewish Ritual Bath Uncovered in Galilee During Excavation in Israel

A 2,000-year-old mikveh, a Jewish ritual bath, has been uncovered in Galilee on an ancient farmstead. The first-of-its-kind archaeological discovery was found during an excavation the Israel...

3 Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics for Detection of Gravitational Waves

Three scientists on Tuesday won a Nobel Physics Prize for their roles in detecting faint ripples flying through the universe — gravitational waves predicted...

The ‘Great American Eclipse’ — “a Rare, Mind-blowing Cosmic Experience” — Occurs One Year...

Got eclipse fever? You're going to need to wait a bit. The biggest and best solar eclipse in American history arrives a year from today,...