Earthlike Planet Found by NASA’s TESS

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)

Test Flight Liftoff of Spaceliner

Test Flight to Space Station Aborted

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)

Exoplanet Giant Orbiting White Dwarf Star

Exoplanet Giant Orbiting Tiny White Dwarf

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)

Plasma: Exotic Fourth State of Matter on the Sun

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.