There was a huge weakness in our asteroid defense system when only one of the hemispheres was covered by telescopes that constantly scan the sky. Now NASA funded two more telescopes in the southern hemisphere.
A powerful European Ariane 5 rocket boosted NASA’s $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope into space on Christmas Day, kicking off a great attempt to capture light from the first galaxies to form in the aftermath of the Big Bang.
Climate change may affect the production of maize (corn) and wheat as early as 2030 under a high greenhouse gas emissions scenario, according to a new NASA study published in the journal, Nature Food.
The teams each used a varied 3D printing technique to construct a cube-shaped tissue about one centimeter thick and capable of functioning for 30 days in the lab.
On April 17 New Horizons reached a rare deep-space milepost - 50 astronomical units from the Sun, or 50 times farther from the Sun than Earth is. New Horizons is just the fifth spacecraft to reach this great distance.
NASA's asteroid sampling aircraft OSIRIS-REx, which touched asteroid Bennu last week, has collected such abundant quantity of asteroid particles that it is jammed open and these particles are leaking slowly in the space.