Margaret Burbidge at 100: The Trailblazing Astronomer Who Wouldn't Take 'No Women' for an Answer

MARGARET BURBIDGE AT 100: THE TRAILBLAZING ASTRONOMER WHO WOULDN'T TAKE 'NO WOMEN' FOR AN ANSWER

Apart from her groundbreaking work on the origin of elements, Burbidge is interested in galaxies, extremely distant and luminous cosmic...

The Leonid Meteor Shower Explained in 10 Facts

THE LEONID METEOR SHOWER EXPLAINED IN 10 FACTS

Each year around Nov. 17-18 the Leonid meteor shower peaks, offering up several shooting stars an hour. In some years there are dramatic...

 
 
 
Leonid Meteor Shower: Bright Fireballs in November

LEONID METEOR SHOWER: BRIGHT FIREBALLS IN NOVEMBER

The Leonids take place every year in November. Once a generation, it is possible for a storm of meteors to occur with a peak of about...

Navy Officers Say 'Unknown Individuals' Made Them Erase Evidence of 2004 UFO Encounter

NAVY OFFICERS SAY 'UNKNOWN INDIVIDUALS' MADE THEM ERASE EVIDENCE OF 2004 UFO ENCOUNTER

The signals were erratic and didn't seem to match those given off by known aircraft.

 
 
 
How We Learned to Predict Solar Eclipses

HOW WE LEARNED TO PREDICT SOLAR ECLIPSES

Two legendary scientists gave us an understanding of gravity, and how to apply that understanding to the motion of the sun, planets...

Vice President Pence Lands on the Moon

VICE PRESIDENT PENCE LANDS ON THE MOON

Vice President Mike Pence came to Silicon Valley, then flew to the moon.

 
 
 
NASA's 1st SLS Megarocket Core Stage for the Moon Has Its Engines

NASA'S 1ST SLS MEGAROCKET CORE STAGE FOR THE MOON HAS ITS ENGINES

NASA's first new megarocket bound for the moon now has all of its engines for the first uncrewed lunar flight of the U.S. space agency's...

Space Center Houston Sets Saturn V Rocket Aglow With 'Galaxy Lights'

SPACE CENTER HOUSTON SETS SATURN V ROCKET AGLOW WITH 'GALAXY LIGHTS'

Space Center Houston is shining some festive light on NASA's iconography with Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant, a new nighttime...

 
 
 
McDonald Observatory: Searching for Dark Energy

MCDONALD OBSERVATORY: SEARCHING FOR DARK ENERGY

McDonald Observatory, in West Texas, represents eight decades of progress in telescope technology and offers an extensive menu of public...

Space Ballet: 2 Neptune Moons Perform an Unusual Pas de Deux

SPACE BALLET: 2 NEPTUNE MOONS PERFORM AN UNUSUAL PAS DE DEUX

Neptune's two innermost moons are locked in an unusual "dance of avoidance," according to researchers.

 
 
 
Watch China Simulate a Mars Landing for 2020 Mission to Red Planet

WATCH CHINA SIMULATE A MARS LANDING FOR 2020 MISSION TO RED PLANET

China just tested out its brand-new facility for simulating Mars landings, marking a big step in the nation's planned march to the...

Leonid Meteor Shower 2019 Peaks Soon: Here's What to Expect

LEONID METEOR SHOWER 2019 PEAKS SOON: HERE'S WHAT TO EXPECT

It's going to be a poor year for one of the most famous meteor showers, the Leonids.

 
 
 
Regular Crew Launches by SpaceX, Boeing Likely Won't Start Until Summer 2020, NASA Inspector General Says

REGULAR CREW LAUNCHES BY SPACEX, BOEING LIKELY WON'T START UNTIL SUMMER 2020, NASA INSPECTOR GENERAL SAYS

NASA's crew launches to the ISS on private vehicles built by SpaceX and Boeing likely won't begin until summer 2020, warns a new report...

Long Space Missions Can Change Astronaut Brain Structure and Function

LONG SPACE MISSIONS CAN CHANGE ASTRONAUT BRAIN STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

Spaceflight causes changes in astronauts' brain structure and function during extended missions, a new study shows.

 
 
 
Astronauts on Space Station Pay Tribute to Apollo 12's 50th Anniversary

ASTRONAUTS ON SPACE STATION PAY TRIBUTE TO APOLLO 12'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

The astronauts on the International Space Station paid tribute to the second mission to land humans on the moon 50 years to the day...

Before We Find Aliens, Humans Need to Figure Ourselves Out

BEFORE WE FIND ALIENS, HUMANS NEED TO FIGURE OURSELVES OUT

Humans have questions about alien life. But those beings, if they exist, likely have some questions of their own about humans, queries...

 
 
 
Kelly Clarkson Just Called 2 NASA Astronauts in Space. Here's What They Said

KELLY CLARKSON JUST CALLED 2 NASA ASTRONAUTS IN SPACE. HERE'S WHAT THEY SAID

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir chatted with singer and talk-show host Kelly Clarkson from space.

'For All Mankind' on Apple TV+ Officially Renewed for Season 2

'FOR ALL MANKIND' ON APPLE TV+ OFFICIALLY RENEWED FOR SEASON 2

After nearly a month of reports, Apple TV+'s fictionalized version of the 1960s race to the moon, "For All Mankind," has officially...

 
 
 
NASA's Life-Hunting Mars 2020 Rover Will Search for Alien Microfossils

NASA'S LIFE-HUNTING MARS 2020 ROVER WILL SEARCH FOR ALIEN MICROFOSSILS

Jezero Crater, the 28-mile-wide hole in the ground that the Mars 2020 rover will begin exploring in February 2021, has ample deposits...

Truth of the Moon: The Brave Voyage of Apollo 12 | Video Show

TRUTH OF THE MOON: THE BRAVE VOYAGE OF APOLLO 12 | VIDEO SHOW

Pete Conrad and Alan Bean make a jolly, blind, pinpoint lunar landing and grab rock samples revealing the Moon's strange birth.

 
 
 



Bloomberg blasted for apology & U-turn on NYC's ‘stop & frisk' policy ahead...

Bloomberg blasted for apology & U-turn on NYC's ‘stop & frisk' policy ahead of presidential nomination bid

What better time than an election campaign start to repent sins? Former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg probably thought so as he apologized at a black church for the controversial... Read more ...

A bald eagle was shot in Oregon. Officials are offering a reward for...

A bald eagle was shot in Oregon. Officials are offering a reward for information leading to its killer

DEVASTATING: Oregon State Police said a bald eagle was shot by a firearm. Read more ...

What channel is Bears vs. Rams on today? Schedule, time for 'Sunday Night...

What channel is Bears vs. Rams on today? Schedule, time for 'Sunday Night Football' game

The Week 11 NFL schedule brings us Bears vs. Rams on Sunday night with NBC as the TV channel and a kickoff time of 8:20 p.m. ET. Here is how to watch. Read more ...

White House ramps up push for drug cost legislation

White House ramps up push for drug cost legislation

The president is backing a compromise bipartisan bill in the Senate, which does not give Medicare bargaining authority but forces drugmakers to pay rebates if they raise prices... Read more ...

Colts lose Mack to hand injury; running game keeps chugging

Colts lose Mack to hand injury; running game keeps chugging

An injury to Marlon Mack did little to slow the Indianapolis Colts' running game on Sunday. Read more ...

Watson after Texans' 41-7 loss: ‘Flush it and move forward'

Watson after Texans' 41-7 loss: ‘Flush it and move forward'

BALTIMORE - When he met Baltimore's Lamar Jackson on the field following a 41-7 defeat that was still too fresh to process, the Houston's Deshaun Jackson swapped uniform tops... Read more ...

Two chemistry professors arrested, accused of making meth

Two chemistry professors arrested, accused of making meth

Two Arkansas chemistry professors have been arrested and accused of making methamphetamine, according to officials. Read more ...

Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa taking first step in long recovery

Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa taking first step in long recovery

Tua Tagovailoa will have surgery now that his season is over. The Alabama star quarterback, who dislocated his hip in a win over Mississippi State on Saturday, will have... Read more ...

DeAndre Hopkins calls out NFL after badly missed pass interference call in...

DeAndre Hopkins calls out NFL after badly missed pass interference call in Texans vs. Ravens

DeAndre Hopkins was literally tackled as he tried to make a catch, and there was no flag for pass interference. Nor was there a reversal when the Texans challenged. Read more ...

Sam Darnold throws 4 TD passes, Jets rout Redskins 34-17

Sam Darnold throws 4 TD passes, Jets rout Redskins 34-17

LANDOVER, Md. - Sam Darnold more than made up for an ill-timed interception by throwing for 293 yards and a career-high four touchdowns, and the New York Jets routed rookie... Read more ...