Scientists have identified a “close cousin” to Earth that’s orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life.
NASA’s former climate chief is warning that coastal cities could “become dysfunctional” if sea levels rise.
Vast frozen plains exist next door to Pluto’s big, rugged mountains sculpted of ice, scientists said Friday, three days after humanity’s first-ever flyby of the dwarf planet.
Scientists have released the first up-close images ever of Pluto and its big moon Charon. And they say they’re amazed.
Scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are looking to create engineered organisms to eventually transform Mars into a more Earth-like planet hospitable to human life.
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is at Pluto’s doorstep, following an incredible journey of nine years and 3 billion miles.
Wednesday’s Earth Day celebrations will end with a meteor shower, NASA says.
During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.
Astronaut Scott Kelly’s identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission.
NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone for an eventual trip sending humans to Mars.