The space agency NASA announced on Monday that it all set for its first mission to explore the Martian atmosphere which is slated to launch on November 18. The spacecraft is currently undergoing its final preparations prior to the launch.
A mystery has long puzzled cosmochemists when it came to the formation of the solar system. Oxygen follows a strange, anomalous pattern in the oldest and most pristine rocks. Now, researchers may have discovered the answers behind these different chemical processes.
Astronomers have caught a ghostly image of one of the coldest places in the universe. Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope, they've taken a closer look at the Boomerang Nebula, which plunges to an astonishing minus 458 degrees Fahrenheit.
Researchers from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have discovered 11 new Alzheimer's genes that could potentially be used to treat the cognitive disorder.
It's hard to miss the rocket engine in Paulo Lozano's MIT office. The 100-lb. propulsion system - about as big as a car's tire and built almost entirely of stainless steel - sits in a large glass showcase. The engine is the type of bulky hardware that powers many of today's spacecraft to the moon, p...
A latest theoretical research claims that carbon rich alien worlds including the diamond planets lack the presence of water that is crucial to initiate the creation of life.
NASA's satellite data found that the ozone hole, which forms in the stratosphere over Antarctica every year is comparatively smaller this year.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals some new images of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, unveiling the presence of liquid methane ethane lakes on it. The spacecraft also captured some latest images of Saturn and its rings from the top.
Following the United Nations General Assembly adoption of a suite of proposals to create an international decision-making mechanism for planetary asteroid defense, the Association of Space Explorers issued a challenge to the global community to take the next vital steps to confront the threat from d...
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) that maintains its steady and unbroken gaze on the sun's active region, helps scientist better understand this mysterious star that is the closest to Earth.
NASA combines the prowess of three major space telescopes to probe for hidden celestial objects in the Universe. This collaborative program will continue the deepest ever hunt of the Universe for the next three years.