Today, NASA released a cool little video from the perspective of the Juno probe that swung past the Earth on Oct. 9. Continue reading →
One of the biggest and most vexing problems in physics is how quantum dynamics and general relativity relate to one another -- but could both theories find middle-ground in a wormhole? Continue reading →
The European gravity satellite has finally succumbed to atmospheric drag and reentered Earth's atmosphere. Continue reading →
The mystery of GOCE's reentry has now been solved -- the one-ton satellite came down over the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean -- and the sequence of events leading up to confirmation played out on social media. Continue reading →
Astronomers are attempting to boost the imaging prowess of the Hubble Space Telescope by taking advantage of naturally occurring zoom lenses in space.
Alfonso Cuarón's creation is one of those rare science fiction flicks that doesn't suck. Actually, it does far better than that; it's one of those very rare movies that finds the humanity beneath our urge to explore outer space. Continue reading →
Trace talks with astronaut Mike Massimino to find out what would really happen if there was a catastrophic collision in space. Did the filmmakers of the highly anticipated film "Gravity" get it right? You might be surprised by what Mike has to say.
A European satellite is facing a fiery doom next month, when it is expected to begin falling from space to end a successful mission to map Earth's gravity.
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