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Boeing and SpaceX Win Contracts to Carry Americans to Space Station

published 1 day ago
Boeing and SpaceX Win Contracts to Carry Americans to Space Station
The companies won the competition to begin flights as early as 2017.

Out There: A Discoverer as Elusive as His Particle

published 2 days ago
Out There: A Discoverer as Elusive as His Particle
The Nobel laureate Peter Higgs, 85, whose public appearances have been as rare and fleeting as the tracks of the Higgs boson, discussed his life’s work in an interview at an Edinburgh cafe.

After a Two-Year Trek, NASA’s Mars Rover Reaches Its Mountain Lab

published Thu, Sep 11 2014 19:48 GMT
After a Two-Year Trek, NASA’s Mars Rover Reaches Its Mountain Lab
The Curiosity rover will begin its main science investigations on Mars at a three-mile-high mountain called Mount Sharp.

The Texas Tribune: U.T. Is Poised to Collaborate With Mexico on Research Projects

published Thu, Sep 11 2014 17:46 GMT
University of Texas System officials signed a letter of intent to work with the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology on a space-related project in Brownsville.

Readers’ Best Shots of the Supermoon

published Wed, Sep 10 2014 09:53 GMT
We asked readers to send us their best photos of the September 8-9 supermoon. Here is a gallery of our favorites.