A thriving community of microbes flourishes two metres below the surface of Chile's parched Atacama desert – the news bodes well for the chances of (#ecology #Mars #space #astronomy - Underground oasis found below Earth's driest desert -
The Dead Sea Scrolls have long been considered a source of great wonder and revelation for the faithful, and now an author is arguing in his new book that the Hubble telescope validates an ancient passage about the universe found in one of the...
The president's 2013 budget, released today, asks for modest increases for some federal science agencies but trims funding to NASA. The requ... (NASA’s new budget hits Mars hard – who will pick up the slack?
Numbers, facts, figures, equations. These are all obviously critical components of the space program. But numbers don't speak to our emotions. It's hard to commit millions of dollars and thousand of hours to an equation.
On Feb. 18, 1930, U.S. astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered the ninth planet, Pluto. But 82 years later, as more Kuiper Belt objects are discovered, Pluto's (RT @ScienceChannel: Happy belated 82nd discovery day to our favorite non-planet Pluto!