Today, for the first time ever, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has officially opened its worldwide public contest to name a selection of well-known exoplanets.
More than 10,000 volunteers sifted through high-resolution images of Mongolia taken by orbital satellites to locate potential sites.
A researcher raised over $100,000 in two weeks to buy a piece of equipment used in Ebola drug research. Continue reading →
A private team is priming a 36-year-old NASA spacecraft to perform new science as it travels through interplanetary space after attempts to move the probe into a position closer to Earth failed.
The story of an injured young girl being asked to leave a fast-food restaurant has been called a hoax. But its viral spread says a lot about folklore and internet activism. Continue reading →
A decades-old spacecraft appears to be in great health despite being abandoned in the solar system for the better part of two decades, the private team working to revive the NASA probe says.
Competitors vie for the ultimate prize: a sustainable future. Continue reading →
A mysterious unidentified falling object was caught on a skydivers's helmet camera. Continue reading →
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