MARS CURIOSITY: FACTS AND INFORMATION

The mission of the one-ton rover is to find out if Mars is, or was, capable of supporting life.

NASA'S JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE: HUBBLE'S COSMIC SUCCESSOR

Everything you need to know about NASA's Big Bang-probing space telescope.

 
 
 

DWARF PLANET CERES' BIZARRE BRIGHT SPOTS SHINE IN STUNNING UP-CLOSE VIEW

You may have seen the bizarre bright spots speckling the dwarf planet Ceres - but not like this.

ANDY WEIR'S 'ARTEMIS' GETS 'CAPTAIN MARVEL' SCREENPLAY WRITER: REPORT

20th Century Fox has chosen movie writer Geneva Robertson-Dworet to adapt Andy Weir's "Artemis," an action-packed crime caper set on...

 
 
 

BREATHTAKING TIME-LAPSE VIDEO SHOWS EARTH FROM INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

If life on Earth is getting you down, maybe it's time to take a moment to think about the bigger picture - like the view of our planet...

DELAWARE-SIZE ICEBERG STUCK NEAR HOME, SATELLITE IMAGES SHOW

A giant iceberg split off the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica almost a year ago - but since then, the enormous hunk of ice hasn't...

 
 
 

THE BEST SPACE BOOKS ON SALE FOR PRIME DAY

From the technical details behind "Star Wars" to eloquent explanations of astrophysical topics and the compelling tales of women in...

A SPACE FAN'S GUIDE TO SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2018

We've scanned the schedule and pulled out the can't-miss panels and screenings that space lovers should make their top priority for...

 
 
 

FIELD NOTES CELEBRATES NASA HISTORY WITH MEMO BOOKS, PAPER MODELS

A novelty stationery company has taken note of the approaching 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and has launched memo books...

GRAVITY ASSIST PODCAST: EXPLORING MARS, WITH STEVE SQUYRES

NASA's Chief Scientist, Dr Jim Green, talks to Professor Steve Squyres, who as the Principal Investigator on the Mars Exploration Rover...

 
 
 

THIS HIGH-TECH PLANETARIUM IS ON A NEW CRUISE SHIP

Viking Orion, the newest Viking Ocean Cruise ship, made its debut in Italy on June 14, revealing a unique high-tech feature: a planetarium...

SCIENTISTS PROVE EINSTEIN RIGHT USING THE MOST ELUSIVE PARTICLES IN THE UNIVERSE

Einstein was right about things he didn't even know existed.

 
 
 

FERMI TELESCOPE: STUDYING THE HIGH-ENERGY COSMOS

The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope studies the universe using gamma-rays, the highest-energy form of light.

'WORLD CUP' IN SPACE: COSMONAUT GOALIE BLOCKS SOCCER BALL. WITH HIS FACE

Before the French and Croatian soccer teams came face-to-face at the 2018 World Cup final in Moscow yesterday , a cosmonaut came face-to-face...

 
 
 

TITAN OCCULTATION MAY GIVE ASTRONOMERS CLUES ABOUT SATURN'S BIGGEST MOON

Astronomers in Australia are eager this week for a special celestial alignment that could tell them more about one of the most intriguing...

AMAZON PRIME DAY 2018: THE BEST SPACE DEALS TO WATCH

Amazon Prime Day starts Monday, July 16 at 3 p.m. EDT. Here are some awesome deals and discounts for space fans.

 
 
 

PARTIAL SOLAR ECLIPSE SPOTTED FROM TASMANIA

You probably didn't see Friday's partial solar eclipse, but you can get an eyeful of the celestial event thanks to a photo by veteran...

ANOTHER VOLCANO? JUPITER PROBE SEES HOTSPOT ON ROILING MOON IO

NASA's Jupiter-orbiting Juno spacecraft may have just boosted the already-impressive volcano tally on the gas giant's lava-spewing...

 
 
 

NASA SNAGS AN EMMY NOMINATION FOR CASSINI SPACECRAFT'S GRAND FINALE

NASA's coverage of the Cassini spacecraft's Grand Finale at Saturn has snagged an Emmy nomination.

MERCURY'S CRUST MIGHT BE THINNER THAN ANYONE THOUGHT

A new estimate pegs the thickness of Mercury's crust at just 16 miles - nearly 30 percent thinner than previously thought.

 
 
 



San Francisco bans tour buses from 'Full House' residence

San Francisco bans tour buses from 'Full House' residence

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is banning tour buses near a house made famous by the popular 1990s sitcom "Full House." Read more ...

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

The American League has won 18 of the last 21 All-Star Games played to a decision, taking a 44-43 lead in the series, with two ties. Read more ...

Former Trump critic Roby wins GOP House runoff in Alabama

Former Trump critic Roby wins GOP House runoff in Alabama

MILLBROOK, Ala. - U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald... Read more ...

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

WASHINGTON - A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. Read more ...

Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor's sexual misconduct

Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor's sexual misconduct

The lawsuit filed on Monday by four former college wrestlers allege "rampant sexual misconduct." Read more ...

MGM Resorts denies liability for Las Vegas shooting, asks courts for...

MGM Resorts denies liability for Las Vegas shooting, asks courts for protection from lawsuits

The entertainment giant is not seeking monetary damages but, citing a federal law, asks the courts to protect it from legal actions filed by the victims. Read more ...

Former Sen. Judd Gregg says Trump's comments in Helsinki ‘undermines our...

Former Sen. Judd Gregg says Trump's comments in Helsinki ‘undermines our country' on world stage

Former U.S. Sen. Judd Gregg said Tuesday that President Donald Trump should directly admit he was wrong to have questioned U.S. intelligence reports that Russia interfered in... Read more ...

New Hampshire woman seriously hurt during encounter with bear in her kitchen

New Hampshire woman seriously hurt during encounter with bear in her kitchen

"The woman was in the wrong place at the wrong time." Read more ...

Arizona Cardinals suspend GM 5 weeks after extreme DUI plea

Arizona Cardinals suspend GM 5 weeks after extreme DUI plea

TEMPE, Ariz. - The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty to extreme DUI following a Fourth of... Read more ...

Original 'Winnie the Pooh' map breaks auction record

Original 'Winnie the Pooh' map breaks auction record

The drawing sold for nearly $566,000. Read more ...