The newest branch of the US military has taken delivery of its first weapon, but it’s probably not what you think.
Source: Reuters China’s space agency on Friday unveiled the name of its first Mars exploration mission, coinciding with China’s annual Space Day and the 50th anniversary of the launch of its first satellite. The Mars mission has been named Tianwen-1, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing the China National Space Administration (CNSA). The unmanned
It’s 30 years ago to the day that the Hubble telescope was launched – and to celebrate its birthday, the veteran observatory has produced another astonishing image of the cosmos.
Cartographers merged Apollo-era maps and modern lunar observations to make the new graphic
A new analysis of archival data from NASA’s Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft reveals a sudden rise in nitrogen concentrations at about 50 km (31 miles) above the surface of Venus, demonstrating the planet’s atmosphere isn’t uniformly mixed.
An asteroid estimated to be 1.2 miles wide will fly by Earth next week, but it’s not expected to collide with our planet.
An unprecedented signal from unevenly sized objects gives astronomers rare insight into how black holes spin.
Scientists have observed what appears to be the aftermath of a violent collision between two planetary building blocks orbiting a large and luminous star, a glimpse of the type of carnage that may have been commonplace early in our solar system’s history.
A new study led by Professor Larry Kramer from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston suggests that the impact of microgravity is far-reaching, potentially causing brain volume changes and pituitary gland deformation.