Physicists calculated that these mysterious particles will betray their location with heat. To prove it, they’ll need the most powerful telescopes in the cosmos.
The six-month mission is another step toward a moonshot, as SpaceX’s Elon Musk says he will land Starship on the lunar surface by 2024.
The copter safely whirled its way up and back down, demonstrating the first powered, controlled flight on another planet.
A veritable hellscape of an exoplanet is challenging researchers’ assumptions about what types of worlds host atmospheres.
Hall thrusters have been used in satellites for years. Now, they’ll play a crucial role in reaching a metallic asteroid called Psyche.
NASA tracks the microbes that live on the space station, and sometimes it discovers new ones. Those hardy bugs may offer clues about surviving long missions.
Junk satellites can pose risks to other objects in Earth’s orbit. Startups are testing out ways to tidy up, from magnets to robotic tentacles.
The Event Horizon Telescope’s groundbreaking image provides clues into how the cosmic phenomena gobble up matter.
Researchers used thermal radiation data to find patterns in recent eruptions—providing another metric to help get ahead of a potentially deadly blast.
A new map of the chromosphere’s magnetic field could help us predict solar weather patterns—and anticipate flares that wreak havoc on the power grid.