Newly Discovered Asteroid to Pass Close to Earth Tonight

First detected just days ago, 2023 BU will approach within 2,200 miles of our planet’s surface…

A New View of the Most Explosive Moon in the Solar System

Recent strange activity around Jupiter’s volcanic moon, Io, confused and excited scientists. Click here…

Where is Physics Headed (and How Soon Do We Get There)?

Two leading scientists discuss the future of their field. Click here for original story,…

How to Watch the Green Comet During the New Moon

The last time the comet got this close to Earth was during the Stone Age. This…

Let’s Hack the Universe

A popular cosmological theory holds that we live in a vast computer simulation. So how hard…

Virgin Orbit Offers More Details on Rocket Failure

More than 110 miles above earth, the rocket’s second-stage engine prematurely shut down before entering orbit,…

At NASA, Thomas Zurbuchen Was Ready to Let Some Missions Fail

Thomas Zurbuchen concluded six years leading NASA’s science directorate, during which he presided over some of…

Russia to Launch Space Station Rescue Mission to Bring Astronauts Home

The capsule that carried three astronauts to orbit was damaged in December and will be replaced…

Virgin Orbit’s Failed Launch a Setback for U.K.’s Space Industry

When a Virgin Orbit rocket fell short of orbit, it dealt a blow to Britain’s space…

UK Is on the Verge of Its First Satellite Launch

A rocket launched from a Virgin Orbit jumbo jet is expected to put satellites into orbit,…