The Search For Alien Worlds Continues
In our quest for life beyond Earth, have we been looking in the right places? As human beings, we are…Read More »
Is There Life on Europa?
Scientists have long been mystified by the possibility of a liquid ocean beneath the icy and reflective surface of Jupiter’s…Read More »
The Ends Of The World: Solar Flares
It’s unlikely that solar flares will ever kill us. That may be an odd way to begin an “Ends of…Read More »
Astronauts Return Home From Mars Simulation
The first humans to travel to Mars returned Friday after an 18-month voyage. Of course, it was all just pretend.…Read More »
Our Sun, The “Benevolent Monster”
In five days, what has been called a “benevolent monster” will turn to face Earth. A region of the sun…Read More »
Asteroid 2005 YU55, Coming Toward An Earth Near You
Asteroid 2005 YU55 will make an extraordinarily close flyby of Earth on November 8, 2011, passing right inside our moon’s…Read More »
It Fell…From Space!
For days we’d heard that a NASA satellite, which had orbited our planet for some 20 years, would come careening…Read More »