Scientists suspected that the moon of Europa had an ocean of water beneath frozen ice. A new study suggests that water may be closer to the surface than we suspected.
The U.S. has seen more record cold days than record warm days this year. But globally, the climate is still changing—and it’s not getting cooler.
NASA says cooling system is down and may require a space walk to fix
A nifty bit of respiratory design goes back a very long way
NASA has unveiled Valkyrie, its 6’2” and 275 pounds humanoid, with detachable arms, mounted cameras and sonar sensors that would make it ideal for work in disaster-stricken areas.
New discovery points to whole class of unregulated, understudied chemicals
Firm will produce study for private quest to put humans on the red planet by 2025
It’s a truism that water will be the cause of the next world war. But a new diplomatic agreement shows why that belief is false.
The Curiosity rover has been poking around Mars for more than a year, and some new reports published in the journal Science suggest a lake found on Mars could have supported bacterial life.
Cosmic photography is always breathtaking, so a full year’s worth of images provides plenty of choices. Here are some of 2013′s highlights.
Denies rights as ‘legal people’