This Just In
Oct 6, 2015 12:20 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The last thing scientists searching for life on Mars want to find is a colony of hitchhiking microbes from Earth. To that end, an experiment poised to begin week aims to put some of the planet’s most tenacious bacteria through an ultimate survivors’ challenge.
Oct 6, 2015 10:05 AM ET // AFP
A Canadian and Japanese research win the Physics Nobel for determining that elusive neutrinos have mass.
Oct 6, 2015 01:24 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Yes, that's right, there's a hole in the sun, but it's not a sign of anything scary, it's actually a wonderful insight to some pretty 'cool' solar dynamics.
Oct 5, 2015 03:31 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
It's been 40 years since the Soviet Venera 9 spacecraft transmitted the first images of Venus' hellish landscape -- are there plans to go back?
Oct 5, 2015 12:56 PM ET
DNews has a chat with actor Matt Damon, author Andy Weir, and scientist Jim Green about the film 'The Martian' and what it means for science and science fiction.
Oct 5, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd,
Although scientists have long considered oxygen a sign that life exists on an alien planet, new research suggests the element could be produced without it.
Oct 2, 2015 04:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Red dwarf stars may be able to support habitable exoplanets after all -- through complex tidal interactions between star and planet, global magnetic fields could evolve, protecting hypothetical life forms from the red dwarfs' ferocious nature.
Oct 2, 2015 01:00 PM ET
Our little lunar buddy in the sky is showing signs of compression brought about by Earth's gravity.
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