NASA's bold asteroid-capture mission is an expensive distraction that does little to advance the agency's overarching goal of getting humans to Mars, one prominent researcher argues.
NASA's next-generation spacecraft is nearing completion and its first ambitious foray into space is planned for December. Continue reading →
Some craters can be deceiving. Continue reading →
Amazingly, in a sprawling city of 1.2 million people, the impact near the international airport did not cause any known injuries.
On Sunday (Sept. 7), a house-sized interplanetary interloper will fly past Earth at a distance of only 20,000 miles -- that's one-tenth of the distance from the Earth to the moon. Continue reading →
Russian state media has announced a Russia-US agreement to share information in the event of natural or man-made disasters, despite the escalating unrest in Eastern Ukraine.
Scientists believe they have spotted a rocky planet in the making around a young, sun-like star 1,200 light years away in the constellation Vela.
It marks the first time a spacecraft has been sent into orbit around a comet.
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