NASA Releases the Sharpest Images Yet of Dwarf Planet Ceres

The images were obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, show an odd bright spot lurking on the surface of the planet
by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2015
 

The Asteroid That Flew by Us Yesterday, January 26, Has Its Own Moon

NASA images show asteroid 2004 BL86 is not traveling through space alone but accompanied by a small moon
by Laura Sinpetru, January 27th, 2015
 

Reminder: Massive Asteroid Will Buzz by Earth Today, January 26

The asteroid, dubbed 2004 BL86, will make its closest approach at 16:19 UTC (11:19 EST), NASA scientists say
by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2015
 

Top 10 Coolest Science News of the Week: January 19-25, 2015

For those of you who missed them, here are the 10 most important science news and announcements of the week
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2015
 

New Telescope Promises to See Rabbits Hopping on the Ground

The insanely accurate space telescope is now just a concept, here's hoping it will soon be approved for construction
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2015
NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Is Closing In on Pluto

NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Is Closing In on Pluto

by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2015
The probe left our planet back in 2006, has since covered a distance of about 3 billion miles (4.8 billion kilometers)
 

Watch: NASA Has a Mars Helicopter in the Works

The idea is to use such a rotorcraft to look over slopes, hills and even rocks that regular rovers can't see beyond
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2015
 

NASA and Microsoft Team Up to Virtually Explore Mars in 3D

Working together, NASA and Microsoft scientists will develop a 3D simulation of the Martian environment
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2015
 

Rocks on Mars Kind of, Sort of Look like an Ancient Cat Statue

The rocks were photographed by the Curiosity rover, some say they prove an entire civilization once thrived on Mars
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2015
 

Watch: Raw Images of the Beagle 2 Lander Lost on Mars in 2003

The Beagle 2 lander reached the surface of the Red Planet on December 25, 2003, was never seen or heard from since
by Laura Sinpetru, January 20th, 2015
 

Dwarf Planet Ceres Looks Kind of like a Giant Egg in New NASA Image

The image was beamed to Earth by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, now traveling through space towards the dwarf planet
by Laura Sinpetru, January 20th, 2015
Ubuntu Could Be the First OS on Planet Mars

Ubuntu Could Be the First OS on Planet Mars

by Silviu Stahie, January 19th, 2015
The Mars One project founder uses Ubuntu
 

Come January 29, NASA Will Launch a New Satellite

The satellite will map water hidden in the top 2 inches (5 centimeters) of our planet's soils, frozen and thawed lands
by Laura Sinpetru, January 19th, 2015
 

The Beagle Has Landed: Spacecraft Lost on Mars in 2003 Finally Found

The Beagle 2 lander reached the Red Planet on December 25, 2003, researchers lost contact with it the very same day
by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2015
 

2014 Confirmed as the Absolute Hottest Year in Modern History

NASA says Earth's average surface temperature has upped by 0.8 degrees Celsius (1.4 degrees Fahrenheit) since 1880
by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2015
 

NASA's Curiosity Rover Readies to Drill into Martian Rock

This week, the Curiosity rover will merely prick the rock in an attempt to determine whether deep drilling is feasible
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2015
 

Come January 26, a Ginormous Asteroid Will Buzz by Earth

Astronomers say the space rock, dubbed 2004 BL86, is estimated to measure about 0.5 kilometers (0.3 miles) across
by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2015
 
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