By mapping the distribution of water and 'semi-heavy water' over the Martian surface, scientists have revealed that the red planet had an ancient ocean covering nearly 20 percent of its landmass.
The long-anticipated El Niño has finally arrived, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. Continue reading →
A ravaged star, having survived its partner's supernova explosion, is being flung out of the Milky Way at record speeds.
Researchers using the Hubble space telescope took advantage of a naturally occurring zoom lens in space to capture an unprecedented quadruple image of an ancient supernova.
NASA's Dawn mission is about to arrive in orbit around Ceres and the hunt for the dwarf planet's past (and possibly present) habitable potential is on.
Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are scrambling to figure out the cause of an electrical glitch on the Mars rover Curiosity which stopped science operations cold.
For only the second time, an exoplanet living with an expansive family of four stars has been revealed.
A new computer model of our sun's magnetic field suggests the shape of our solar system's heliosphere is stranger than we ever thought.
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