Next year marks the 20th anniversary of NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory launch into space. The Crab Nebula was one of the first objects that Chandra examined with its sharp X-ray vision, and it has been a frequent target of the telescope ever since.News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 13:53
One of the brightest minds, Stephen Hawking has died at age 76. As we mourn his death and celebrate his life, here's a look back at some of his most intriguing words.
The Mars 2020 rover will pick up where Curiosity left off, searching for signs of past life, but with better technology.
After physicist Stephen Hawking's death at the age of 76 was announced early this morning (March 14), scientists, thinkers and many more took to Twitter to share their thoughts.
The New Horizons spacecraft's next flyby target now has a nickname befitting the object's exotic nature and locale.
Researchers in Russia have modeled the destruction of dangerous space rocks in the lab, using tiny asteroid replicas and laser blasts to mimic the effect of nuclear warheads.
In a new study, scientists track Jupiter's shrinking Great Red Spot to see how the iconic storm is morphing, as well as how it might break apart altogether in the future.
Stephen Hawking, one of the brightest minds of modern physics, has died at the age of 76 at his home in Cambridge, England.
The death of renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, reported today (March 14), prompted accolades from across NASA, including from its acting administrator and many astronauts.
An odd galaxy called NGC 1277 doesn't appear to have evolved much in the past 10 billion years, a new study based on Hubble Space Telescope observations reports.
The world lost one of its most brilliant minds today (March 14) when the renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76. Celebrities took to social media to mourn his death and celebrate his incredible life.
Stephen Hawking was most famous for melding general relativity with quantum mechanics and bringing big-picture cosmology to the masses in a series of best-selling books. But he was a passionate advocate for space exploration as well.
The death of iconic physicist Stephen Hawking Wednesday (March 14) has spawned an outpouring of respect and emotions from scientists the world over.
Pi Day is here and while the Internet is brimming with discounts on pizza and pastry, we're honing in on Newegg's Pi Day Sale.
A popular space simulation game has added the parts for its players to attempt moments from space history.
New work helps to codify the cause and properties of "Steve," an aurora-like phenomenon documented by citizen scientists as it streaked across the sky in western Canada.
From the notion of hairy black holes to Hawking radiation, the late Stephen Hawking revolutionized our understanding of black holes.
One of the world's most brilliant minds, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has died. Here, we honor the man who changed the way we look at the universe.
Cosmologist Stephen Hawking was regarded as a brilliant theoretical physicist. His work on black holes and the big bang are topics of popular books.