Atacama Large Millimeter Array

January 31, 2018

The James Webb Space Telescope finally takes shape

Last January, at the 229th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in suburban Dallas, astronomers were growing increasingly excited about the progress the James Webb […]
November 10, 2017

Weird Science Experiments Launching to Space Station Early Saturday: Watch Live

A Cygnus cargo spacecraft will blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) this Saturday (Nov. 11) to deliver supplies and some fascinating science experiments to […]
August 30, 2017

Cassini hints at young age for Saturn’s rings

The spectacular rings of Saturn may be relatively young, perhaps just 100 million years or so old. This is the early interpretation of data gathered by […]
August 18, 2017

Cassini Enters Final Phase of Its 13-Year-Long Orbit of Saturn

On Monday the probe made the first of five passes through Saturn’s upper atmosphere, initiating the last phase of its “grand finale.” After orbiting Saturn for […]
December 17, 2015

5 Outta-This-World Room Ideas

Going to space isn’t exactly the easiest process – or the least expensive. But these DIY room ideas provide a truly out of this world experience […]
September 26, 2014

Complex organic molecule found in interstellar space

Scientists have found the beginnings of life-bearing chemistry at the centre of the galaxy. Iso-propyl cyanide has been detected in a star-forming cloud 27,000 light-years from […]
March 14, 2013

ALMA, Earth's Largest Telescope, Is Officially Open For Business

The next 30 years of observations will revolutionize astronomy. NEAR SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA, CHILE — A massive new telescope that will unveil the faintest, most […]