Nature article turns theory of stellar evolution upside-down
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Nature article turns theory of stellar evolution upside-down

This week, Nature published an article that could challenge the theory of stellar evolution. “I…

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Black hole breakthrough: new insight into mysterious jets
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Black hole breakthrough: new insight into mysterious jets

Through first-of-their-kind supercomputer simulations, researchers, including a Northwestern University professor, have gained new insight into…

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GBT Detection Unlocks Exploration of ‘Aromatic’ Interstellar Chemistry
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GBT Detection Unlocks Exploration of ‘Aromatic’ Interstellar Chemistry

Astronomers had a mystery on their hands. No matter where they looked, from inside the…

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NASA Science to Return to Earth aboard SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft
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NASA Science to Return to Earth aboard SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft

SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraft is scheduled to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday,…

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Above and Beyond: NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission Surpasses Expectations Flying to New Heights in 2017
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Above and Beyond: NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission Surpasses Expectations Flying to New Heights in 2017

In the cold vacuum of space, four satellites travel through the darkness, cruising around Earth…

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GeoCarb: A New View of Carbon Over the Americas
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GeoCarb: A New View of Carbon Over the Americas

A new NASA Earth science mission in the early stages of design may achieve a…

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Life-saving NASA Communications System Turns 20
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Life-saving NASA Communications System Turns 20

NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS) don’t just enable data from spacecraft to reach…

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China is Planning More than 40 Space Launches in 2018
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China is Planning More than 40 Space Launches in 2018

It’s no secret that China’s growth in the past few decades has been reflected in…

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Exploring alien worlds with lasers
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Exploring alien worlds with lasers

NASA Team First to Demonstrate X-ray Navigation in Space
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NASA Team First to Demonstrate X-ray Navigation in Space

In a technology first, a team of NASA engineers has demonstrated fully autonomous X-ray navigation…

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