This Just In
May 27, 2015 05:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As NASA's New Horizons spacecraft blasts closer to Pluto at a pace of 750,000 miles per day, increasingly detailed images are beginning to come our way.
May 27, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A heated battle that spread to federal courtrooms and the U.S. Congress ended on Tuesday with the U.S. Air Force clearing Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX to fly military and national security satellites.
May 27, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Donna A. Dulo, Icarus Interstellar
Guest article: Borg-like assimilation may not be an interstellar reality, but having a resilient software system is essential to ensure your starship can cope with any scenario in the depths of space.
May 27, 2015 12:36 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In this mesmerizing view of a stellar nursery by the ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, a stunning celebration is underway.
May 27, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Mice that spent three months aboard the International Space Station returned to Earth with thinning skin and surprising changes in hair follicles.
May 26, 2015 05:10 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA on Tuesday selected nine science instruments it believes will best address the burning question about whether Jupiter’s ocean-bearing moon Europa has indications of life.
May 26, 2015 01:02 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The stellar runts of the galaxy probably aren't so great for nurturing Earth-like worlds, say scientists running new simulations of the formation of planets around a variety of stars.
May 26, 2015 08:46 AM ET // Johnny Bontemps, Astrobiology Magazine
A burp of methane on Mars would indicate that the planet might be more alive than previously thought. But where did it come from?
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