NASA's Curiosity rover is really digging in at Rocknest , a patch of Martian sand the robot has been exploring for more than a week.
What is the best shape for nanomaterials that move energy in solar cells? When it comes to the semiconductor germanium sulfide, the answer appears to look a lot like a peony.
As stars age, they often shed their skins, so to speak, casting off expansive shells of dust and gas into interstellar space.
An image that conjures an Andy Warhol painting of a poppy received honors in a contest sponsored by the American Institute of Physics.
NASA’s Curiosity rover has an unwanted film lining its mouth. But instead of swishing around some water or mouthwash as a human might, the Mars-cruising robot plans to use a bit of Red Planet sand...
NASA's Curiosity rover has located geologic signs of ancient water flows on Mars, mission scientists announced in a September 27 news conference.
Mars doesn’t have much in the way of moons—just two small, lumpy objects called Phobos and Deimos.
It's almost time for NASA's Curiosity rover to make contact with a Martian—a Martian rock, that is.
Amidst the jagged, vast Pyrenees, a little green herb with heart-shaped leaves clings to just two adjacent cliff sides.
Knock, knock—it's Opportunity. That's right, Curiosity isn't the only rover in town.