NASA to Live Stream Symposium on Exoplanet Science

The symposium, titled “Rocky Exoplanets in the Era of NASA’s Webb: Theory and Observation” is the…

NASA Scientist to Discuss “From the Sun to Solar Wind” at Library of Congress Lecture

The public is invited to a free lecture called ‘From the Sun to Solar Wind: The…

NASA's Dragonfly Will Fly Around Titan Looking for Origins, Signs of Life

NASA has announced that our next destination in the solar system is the unique, richly organic…

Cyanide Compounds Discovered in Meteorites May Hold Clues to the Origin of Life

Cyanide and carbon monoxide are both deadly poisons to humans, but compounds containing iron, cyanide, and…

NASA Astrobiology Researchers Identify Features That Could Be Used to Detect Life-Friendly Climates on Other Worlds

Scientists may have found a way to tell if alien worlds have a climate that is…

Shrinking Moon May Be Generating Moonquakes

The Moon is shrinking as its interior cools, causing the brittle surface crust to break as…

The Eta Aquariids Meteor Shower Will Peak in Night Skies

It can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you’re lucky you might…

The Lyrids Meteor Shower Will Peak in Night Skies

It can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you’re lucky you might…

Meteoroid Strikes Eject Precious Water From Moon

Streams of meteoroids striking the Moon infuse the thin lunar atmosphere with a short-lived water vapor,…

Should That Minor Planet Be Named Gonggong? Astronomers Want the Public’s Help

Astronomers discovered the minor planet 2007 OR10 more than a decade ago. Now they’re asking the…