How NASA tech made its way into everyday life

The technology initially developed for space is remarkably common in everyday life applications on Earth.

California to launch its “own damn satellite” to monitor air pollution, climate change

Go Cali, go!

Volcanoes on dwarf planet ooze ice instead of molten lava

Ceres just got a heck of a lot more interesting to researchers.

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be the first Moon tourist — and he’s bringing artists along

Very Renaissance-y, I love it!

It Is Possible Jupiter Could Support Life, Scientists Say

The chances of it happening are pretty slim though.

SpaceX will send its first passenger around the moon aboard a Big Freaking Rocket

It’s been almost 50 years since a human has come this close to the moon.

Astronaut tweets incredible pictures of Hurricane Florence heading for the US East Coast

“Watch out, America!”

Stephen Colbert ridicules administrator’s plan to allow NASA corporate sponsorships

Astronaut suits plastered in ads like NASCAR racers? Now that’s a thought…

SETI project uses AI to track down mysterious light source

Scientists are still in the dark but the new insights place them a step closer to the source of fast radio bursts.

Pluto is a planet after all, say planetary scientists

Good news for Pluto fans!

Unique swirl patterns point to the Moon’s magnetic past

Nice swirls!

The First Woman in Space: The Story of Valentina Tereshkova

From humble beginnings to stellar heights.

Jupiter’s magnetic field is extremely bizarre, potentially due to unknown processes in its core

We have no idea why this happens — but we do have hypotheses.

Russia: International Space Station leak might have been deliberate sabotage

Glue and duct tape saved the day…

Watch the ‘World on Fire’ in this amazing NASA satellite image

On any given day, large areas of the globe are covered in fire.

STEVE, the ‘ribbon aurora’, is actually a new kind of celestial phenomenon

Scientists now call STEVE a ‘skyglow’.

NASA finds ice on the Moon — raising prospects of a lunar colony

Finally, something to put in my lunar glass of whisky.

More than a third of all planets bigger than Earth may be ‘water worlds’

Up to 35 percent of exoplanets bigger than the Earth are water worlds!

Ancient galaxies found in our cosmic neighborhood

The galaxies date from the so-called cosmic Dark Ages.

Earth may have ‘mini-moons’ that could answer some interesting astronomy

The moon is Earth’s only permanent natural satellite, but it may be in the company of tiny asteroids trapped in the planet’s orbit.