The hottest decade ever recorded is how the WMO, NASA and NOAA all described the last ten years. Find out why we're past the point where we should have to convince anyone of the truth of the climate crisis. (3:00 min read)
A student intern at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has discovered a planet orbiting two binary stars. It's the first one the TESS team has spotted. Find out why this discovery tells us more about our own planet's formation. (3:30 min read)
Earthlike planets are the target of NASA and MIT's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). This week TESS found its first earth-sized planet orbiting in its suns' habitable zone. Find out why NASA scientists are calling this discovery "exciting." (4:00 min read)
Today's test flight of Starliner, NASA's new, crewed spacecraft was less than stellar. A clock set to the wrong time prevented it from docking at the International Space Station. Find out more. (4:00 min read)
A giant exoplanet has been discovered orbiting a tiny white dwarf star only a quarter of the planet's size. That's right, the planet is far larger in size than its star. Find out why this matters to our search for life on other worlds. (4:30 min read)
Carl Sagan was born on November 9, 1934. Learn more about the movement to observe Carl Sagan day on that date every year. (4:00 min read)
The Planetary Society's LightSail2 satellite has reached the next stage of its mission. Learn how it deployed its massive sail and what's next for the plucky little spacecraft.
We know everyone wrote about Apollo 11 over the weekend, but we have an angle on it that we think you'll appreciate.
Liquid, solid and gas? There's more to the story. Read about a new study on the behaviour of matter in plasma form on the surface of the sun.