The idea challenges the strict no-contamination guidelines that NASA and all space programs have closely adhered to for decades.
It's a space-time-bender!
An international team of scientists has attempted to test the effects of gravity on quantum entanglement using the Micius Quantum Satellite - a first for testing quantum physics in space.
Pop goes the volcano.
Is that ice cream?
It's only the second time that astronomers have detected an interstellar visitor.
This big boy just got the munchies.
K2-18 b is probably the most Earth-like planet we've discovered so far.
Researchers have shown that cement can work in space. Next-up: concrete.
This used to mess up our calculations, but now we understand why.
Mission scientists said it is "gel-like" and has an "unusual color."
Clues pointing towards a volcanically active exomoon hidden outside our solar system — a violent and dangerous world — have been discovered by astronomers.
The James Webb spacecraft is scheduled to launch in 2021, when it will become the world's most powerful space science observatory.
The galaxy's elderly unexpectedly move faster than stellar younglings.
The device is paving the way for deep space GPS.
We still don't know what dark energy *is*, but we found out another thing it isn't.
Sending data from the International Space Station to Earth just got much faster -- NASA was able to double the rate at which science data is transferred, opening the door...