The James Webb Space Telescope team has announced that they've completed a key stage in deploying its primary mirror. Find out why NASA now confirms that the telescope's audaicious design will deliver on its demanding science goals.
NASA, NOAA and EEMA all agree that the past eight years have been the warmest ever recorded. Find out how this led to more extreme weather last year, and how we can address the climate crisis.
The James Webb Space Telescope has now unfolded its sophisticated mirror system. Find out why its program manager called this “a remarkable feat for our team, NASA, and the world.”
The Mars Helicopter Ingenuity made the first powered, controlled flight on another planet today. Discover the challenges the flight overcame and the next steps for the mission. (4:00 min read)
Mars made the news three times this week as three countries arrived there within days of each other. Discover the objectives of each mission and their plans to learn about the Red Planet. (5:00 min read)
Trees and plants absorb carbon dioxide, mitigating climate change. Find out why a new study concludes that this C02 fertilization effect is getting weaker. (4:45 min read)
Water on Mars has been escaping for at least a billion years. Find out how NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft has shed new light on why this happens. (4 min read)
Earth-like planets seem to orbit about half of all stars like our Sun. Find out why knowing this takes us closer to finding life in space. (4:00 min read)
Water discoveries on the Moon and on Mars were made this week.. Find out how these studies help understand life on Earth and on other worlds. (4:45 min read)
The James Webb Space Telescope will replace the Hubble Telescope. Find out how it will reveal hidden galaxies that Hubble couldn’t detect. (4:15 min read)