NASA wants to celebrate its 100-year-anniversary — with you!

Happy bday, NASA!

Gecko-inspired ‘Velcro’ could help cleanup our growing space junk problem

Inspired by nature, scientists tackle a sticky problem.

Orbiting supermassive black holes confirmed by astronomers for the time

This is one slow dance.

Curiosity caught on camera climbing Martian mountain by orbiting spacecraft

Can you make out Curiosity from this satellite photo?

Elon Musk shares his view of Mars colonization: one million people living in a self sustainable city

Shoot for the stars and you might just land on Mars.

Chinese satellite beams entangled particles over 1,200km away, sets the stage for unhackable quantum network

This is the beginning of the quantum internet.

The sun likely has a lost twin called ‘Nemesis’, as do most stars like it

It sounds like the plot of a bad movie — but it’s just science.

Jupiter is likely the oldest planet in the solar system

This fatty likely had a great influence on how other later planets formed in the early solar system, including Earth.

Jupiter now officially has 69 moons. There are likely more to be confirmed

The massive gas giant likely adopted the cosmic bodies when they came too close to Jupiter’s gravitational pull.

IKEA is already preparing to design Mars furniture

IKEA prepares for outer space.

Scientists develop largest simulation of the Universe to find dark matter

It’s an impressive achievement.

ISS astronauts will bake the first crumb-free, space bread in 2018

One small step for bread, one giant leap for mankind.

After record number of applications, NASA announces the future generation of astronauts

Take a good look at these people. A few years from now, they will be conducting research off the Earth and in deep space.

NASA discovers unusual deep pit on Mars’ South Pole

NASA doesn’t know yet what could have caused it.

Another Einstein predication is confirmed by scientists: gravitational lensing measures star’s mass for the 1st time

Einstein — right again!

Citizen scientists discover new cold star close to our solar system

In this day and age, everyone can be a scientist.

Scorching exoplanet is hotter than most stars. It’s so hot it might even leave a trail of atomic gas like a comet

That’s one hot tomato!

Curiosity rover finds that its landing crater on Mars could have been habitable for 700 million years

We don’t know whether Mars held life… but there’s certainly a lot of potential.

Gravitational waves observed for the third time, opening new, unexplored paths in physics

The thrilling discovery is confirmed.

Japan launches satellite to generate its own, better GPS

Positioning errors will be decreased by a factor of 100.