Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Last week, a Russian module accidentally pushed the International Space Station out of place. Now, a NASA flight director has revealed that the event was more serious than NASA initially reported. On Thursday (July 29) morning, Russia's long-awaited research module...
Here's a new spin on how Earth became an oxygen-rich planet: As our planet's rotation slowed, microbes were bathed in longer stints of sunlight that revved up their release of oxygen into the atmosphere.Every breath you take is possible...
In a short span of time, astronomers have taken us closer to black holes than ever with unprecedented images of the cosmic giants. Now, for the first time, scientists have seen the phenomena that takes place behind them. As...
Russian space officials said a software glitch and possible lapse in human attention were to blame for the mishap that caused the entire space station to pitch out of its normal flight position 250 miles above the Earth...
WASHINGTON — NASA and Boeing say they’re ready to make a second attempt to launch the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on an uncrewed test flight after an incident at the International Space Station called off the first attempt last...
In 1916, Albert Einstein put the finishing touches on his Theory of General Relativity, a journey that began in 1905 with his attempts to reconcile Newton’s own theories of gravitation with the laws of electromagnetism. Once complete, Einstein’s theory...
Google/Smithsonian Turkana human google doodle The “Turkana human” fossil is celebated in an August 1, 2021, Google Doodle. Although that’s the term that Google gave its doodle, the fossil is more commonly known as “Turkana Boy.”The Turkana human was a fossil...
NASA is getting ready to launch Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). The launch was supposed to take place on Friday, July 30, but an unexpected incident at the ISS the day before prompted NASA to...

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