Discovery

September 30, 2019

How do astronauts practice self-care in space?

Self-care is important for all humans, including those floating in space. Think about it. If it’s challenging enough to incorporate self-improvement and wellness-boosting techniques into our […]
September 29, 2019

Elon Musk aims to put SpaceX’s Starship in orbit in six months

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk would like his Starship spacecraft to make it to orbit in six months, he said during an evening presentation on September 28. […]
September 28, 2019

NASA releases images of Indian craft’s ‘hard landing’ on the moon

Indian spacecraft Chandrayaan-2, the Sanskrit word for “moon craft,” was scheduled to land on the lunar south pole on Friday. After NASA lost sight of India’s Vikram lander, […]
September 27, 2019

SpaceX to update Starship progress

WASHINGTON — SpaceX will provide an update Sept. 28 on the progress it’s making on its next-generation Starship vehicle, including plans to start flying a prototype […]
September 26, 2019

Advanced Alien Civilizations May Produce ‘Technosignatures’ That We Could Find, Experts Say

If we can do it … couldn’t E.T.? BELLEVUE, Wash. — If life evolved on other planets as it did on Earth, aliens may be zooming […]
September 25, 2019

Rogue Ice Moon Could Be Spilling Its Guts All Over ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star

Orphaned exomoons and clouds of ice, oh my. Back in 2016, headlines all over the world blared with news of a possible “alien megastructure” detected orbiting […]
September 23, 2019

Whose Out There–Unique Biocritters?

Is there such a thing as unique biochemistry? Some theorists have claimed that the chemistry of life must take numerous forms on different planets scattered through […]
September 21, 2019

Venus was potentially habitable until a mysterious event happened

Venus likely maintained stable temperatures and hosted liquid water for billions of years before an event triggered drastic changes in the planet, according to a new […]
September 20, 2019

Where Do Black Holes Lead?

Space Mysteries: If you travel through a black hole, where do you go? So there you are, about to leap into a black hole. What could possibly […]