published Mon, Oct 20 2014 14:25 GMT
In a dome on a Hawaiian volcano, NASA is financing a study to see how astronauts might deal with the stress and isolation of an interplanetary trip.
published Sun, Oct 19 2014 21:41 GMT
A comet the size of a small mountain whizzed past Mars on Sunday, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter.
published Mon, Oct 13 2014 15:44 GMT
Over thousands of years, humans have tried to represent the universe in graphic form, whether in manuscripts, paintings, prints, books or supercomputer simulations.
published Thu, Oct 09 2014 14:56 GMT
Large planets with surprisingly sharp orbital angles can exert gravitational forces on other planets, a new study reported.
published Wed, Oct 08 2014 09:15 GMT
Gamma-ray bursts are thought to be the final step by which stars sink into oblivion.