Scientists pinpoint China as major source of banned ozone-depleting chemicals

A mysterious and alarming uptick in dangerous chlorine-based chemicals has been tracked down to eastern China.

Solar wind plus moon soil plus meteorite impacts create water on the Moon, researchers report

Can’t the Moon just go to the tap like the rest of us?

Pluto’s ocean might be held in place by a thin layer of gas

Comfortably insulated.

Babies born on Mars could diverge from Earthlings within a couple of generations

Mars is a strange place and any humans born there are bound to look radically different.

The ISS starts experimenting with a photo-bioreactor

A hybrid bio-technology could pave the way for future space missions.

*Something* is blasting “cosmic bullet holes” through our galaxy

Clumps of dark matter might be shooting through the Milky Way’s stars.

Popular Products We Owe to NASA

The tech that brought humans to the moon also made its way into our homes.

NASA requests $1 billion in funding for Artemis mission to take man back to the moon by 2024

The original timeline was pushed forward four years by the Trump Administration — and now NASA needs the bucks to make it happen.

Shrinking moon is quaking, revealing it may be tectonically active

The moon may be tectonically active, according to groundbreaking new research.

Bright galaxies help solve mystery about early universe

They were much brighter than they were supposed to be.

Fake killer asteroid destroys New York City in NASA planetary defense simulation

Don’t panic — this is just a drill.

Half of all water in the oceans may have come from ancient asteroid collisions

The mystery of Earth’s water may have been solved by a team of Japanese researchers.

Astronomers record first lunar eclipse meteoroid impact

During a blood moon, a brief flash of light caught astronomers’ attention.

Ocean of magma blasted into space may explain how the moon formed

Finally, a theory that explains how the moon formed that isn’t too over the top.

The universe is expanding faster than current physics predicts

Which means we might need new physics to explain the observation.

Auroras act like speed bumps for satellites, dragging them down towards Earth

Auroras are dazzling to behold, but also a nuisance for the aerospace industry.

NASA and partners will be holding an asteroid impact exercise at conference next week

Duck and cover!

Japanese probe blasts the first artificial crater on an asteroid

The blast might help scientists answer fundamental questions about the solar system’s formation.

Chinese Moon Station planned for ‘in about ten years’

“Hey, I can see my house from here!”

Chinese lunar rover shows dark side of the Moon like you’ve never seen it before

Take a walk on the dark side — of the moon.