See photos of the astronauts and cosmonauts in the Expedition 53 mission to the International Space Station.
Full confession time: Newsarama didn’t get to see Ragnarok until a press screening mid last week, days after the initial wave of reviews started to surface and it became readily apparent the film was another MCU critical hit.
Portal origin URL: Return of the Comet: 96P Spotted by ESA, NASA SatellitesPortal origin nid: 412733Published: Friday, November 3, 2017 - 09:28Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Sun-gazing missions SOHO and STEREO watched the return of comet 96P/Machholz when it entered their fields of view between Oct. 25-30. It is extremely rare for comets to be seen simultaneously from two different locations in space, and these are the most comprehensive parallel observations ever taken of this comet.Portal image: animation of STEREO observations of comet 96PScience Categories: Sun
Staff members at the University of Arizona's Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab recently began making the fifth mirror for the Giant Magellan Telescope. See photos here.
Technicians have begun casting the fifth primary mirror for the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) at the University of Arizona's Richard F. Caris Mirror Laboratory, project representatives announced today (Nov. 3).
The sun is a big ball of hot gas and plasma.
"Star Wars: Episode IX" will mark the end of the current trilogy - but it won't be the last we'll see of its young heroes, Rey and Finn, or their companions Poe Dameron and BB-8.
A new study suggests that Jupiter and other gas-giant planets might once have been "steam worlds" — warm ocean planets a bit bigger than Earth, with water-vapor atmospheres.
Producers and directors may think that science is only exciting when it is science fiction, but the truth is almost always stranger (and more interesting) than fiction.
Asteroids snuck their way into a stunning Hubble Space Telescope image of the distant galaxy cluster Abell 370, painting S-trails across the foreground.
The Leonid meteor shower peaks on Friday, Nov. 17. This guide tells you the best times and places to see these shooting stars (no equipment necessary).
This subatomic reaction is eight times more powerful than the reaction at the core of hydrogen bombs.
A warm Antarctic stratosphere kept the ozone hole small in 2017.
China plans to launch a homegrown, reusable space plane for the first time in 2020, according to Chinese media reports.
November's Full Beaver Moon will shine bright overnight tonight and early Saturday (Nov. 3 and 4), a day before the moon reaches perigee, its closest distance to Earth each month.
While a full moon doesn't have the dramatically shadowed terrain that partial phases do, some lunar features and phenomena are enhanced during full moons.
The beautiful Heart Nebula, also known as IC 1805, is a bright, red emission nebula with a shape that resembles a human heart.
Whenever a full, or nearly full moon is in the sky, many kinds of astronomical observation must be postponed. But a full moon this weekend brings a special treat.
On Nov. 3, 1957, the Soviet Union lofted a dog named Laika to Earth orbit, aboard the satellite Sputnik 2. The milestone came less than a month after the Soviets kicked off the Space Age, and the Cold War space race, with the launch of Sputnik 1.
Portal origin URL: Atmospheric Beacons Guide NASA Scientists in Search for LifePortal origin nid: 412677Published: Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:14Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: New NASA research proposes a novel approach to sniffing out exoplanet atmospheres. It takes advantage of frequent stellar storms from cool, young dwarf stars to highlight signs of possible life.Portal image: Conceptual image of an exoplanetScience Categories: Sun