This Just In
Jul 29, 2015 08:17 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity went out of its way to investigate a rock the likes of which it has never seen before on the Red Planet.
Jul 29, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Lithium has been detected in stellar material blasting away from an exploding star, possibly revealing the source of the basic element in young stars, thereby solving a mystery that has perplexed astronomers for decades.
Jul 28, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Crash investigators have found Scaled Composites responsible for the fatal SpaceShipTwo accident that claimed the life of the vehicle's test pilot last year.
Jul 28, 2015 01:01 PM ET
There might not be ships crashing in it, but there is a region of space where computers crash, telescopes can't function, and satellites shutdown.
Jul 27, 2015 07:30 PM ET // AFP
In a new blow for the futuristic 'supersymmetry' theory of the universe's basic anatomy, experts reported fresh evidence Monday of subatomic activity consistent with the mainstream Standard Model of particle physics.
Jul 27, 2015 03:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The most dense galaxies known to exist in our universe have been discovered by 2 undergraduate students while looking through years of archival data.
Jul 27, 2015 12:45 PM ET // Alakananda Mookerjee, Icarus Interstellar
In September, the collective energy of a galaxy of deep-space mavens, futurists, technologists, engineers, and enthusiasts will converge on a Philadelphia university campus to try to meet humanity's interstellar challenge.
Jul 27, 2015 12:25 PM ET
This week an asteroid passed by Earth that was worth an estimated 5 trillion dollars in platinum. Big bucks, out there for the taking! Is it possible to mine precious metals in space?
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