New Technique May Give NASA’s Webb Telescope a Way to Quickly Identify Planets with Oxygen

Researchers may have found a way that NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope can quickly identify nearby…

X Marks the Spot: NASA Selects Site for Asteroid Sample Collection

After a year scoping out asteroid Bennu’s boulder-scattered surface, the team leading NASA’s first asteroid sample…

Newfound Martian Aurora Actually the Most Common; Sheds Light on Mars’ Changing Climate

A type of Martian aurora first identified by NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft in 2016 is actually the…

First Detection of Sugars in Meteorites Gives Clues to Origin of Life

An international team has found sugars essential to life in meteorites, supporting the hypothesis that meteorite…

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…