Pulses of light from infrared lasers can speed up computer operations by a factor of 1 million, and may have opened the door to room-temperature quantum computing.
Weird, slow-moving waves in the planet's core could explain the mysterious drifting.
An Orbital ATK Antares rocket will launch a Cygnus supply ship Monday morning (May 21) to deliver more than 3 tons NASA cargo to the International Space Station, and you can watch it live online.
If you've ever wondered how SpaceX manages to land its rockets, the Everyday Astronaut is here to help.
NASA's new administrator, Jim Bridenstine, said that he knows Earth's climate is changing, and that humans contribute to it "in a major way," also supporting NASA's research into that important area.
Water is the basis for life as we know it, but did life's building blocks form without it?
NASA and Orbital ATK have postponed this weekend's planned launch of a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station by 24 hours, with the liftoff now targeted for no earlier than Monday (May 21).
Solar wind is a constant stream of plasma and particles emanating from the sun.
Low-mass stars are currently the most promising targets when searching for potentially habitable planets, but new research has revealed that some of these stars produce significant amounts of ultraviolet (UV) radiation throughout their lifetimes.
This weekend, a cargo delivery to the International Space Station will carry old-fashioned sextants, E. coli bacteria and lasers that will create a temperature 10 billion times colder than the vacuum of space.
Early Sunday morning, the Antares rocket will launch Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station — and you might be able to see it.
A Chinese spacecraft designed to set up shop just beyond the moon's far side will launch on Sunday (May 20), if all goes according to plan.
NASA's new Chief Scientist, Dr Jim Green, speaks to Martin Still, who is the Program Manager on the TESS mission, about how its quest to discover nearby exoplanets.
A mechanical problem knocked Curiosity's drill out of commission in late 2016. Mission team members have been studying ways to get the drill back online ever since, and they plan to test a promising work-around this weekend.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine expressed anguish to the news of a school shooting in Texas today (May 18), a tragedy that occurred near the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
This shapeless blob of a galaxy is home to many clusters of bright, blue newborn stars, which form in pockets around the outskirts of its cloudy, yellow-white core.
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite zoomed within about 5,000 miles (8,000 kilometers) of the moon yesterday (May 17) in an orbit-shaping maneuver. The spacecraft also recently took its first test image, NASA officials said.
Recently, aboard the International Space Station, the first tones of an out-of-this world band sounded 200 miles above the Earth.
And it may be what you think it is.
By now, you almost certainly have noticed dazzling Venus in the west-northwest sky soon after sunset. Tonight, it will have company.