Steep geologic faults are most likely to host strange luminescence
NASA's long-term vision, released by the agency's astrophysics division, restates its broad and popular themes for scientists to pursue including "Are We Alone?" and "How Did We Get Here?"...
Measurements of starlight passing through atmospheres could enable mass measurements for planets around faint stars
The Hubble Space Telescope has observed possible plumes emanating from the moon's south pole
A predictive model will be used to map areas vulnerable to collapse
The latest views of the planet settle a decades-old argument about its evolution
Agency restructuring will postpone a major grants program for one year
First given up for dead, the "dirty ice ball" may have partially survived its close brush with the sun
The ambitious program to blanket the contiguous 48 states with a movable array will also now reach Alaska
The Curiosity, Opportunity, LADEE and Juno missions are still operational, but other spacecraft are grounded for now
Detectors at the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search have recorded three events that may represent collisions from weakly interacting massive particles
The Curiosity rover's first drill-sample analysis at the Red Planet reveals clay minerals that formed in water that was slightly salty, evidence of an environment that could have once supported life...