The $728 million mission is meant to give us our first real observations of Pluto, the mysterious dwarf planet that sits on the edge of our solar system. It’s been zipping toward its goal since 2006, and the end — July 14 — is in sight. By July 15 …
The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) today released their plans for the High Definition Space Telescope, a futuristic high-definition space observatory the group wants to succeed NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). The …
Black holes are, by definition, impossible to see by conventional methods and are often further obscured by thick blankets of dust or gas.
Spotting dark, gooey and flammable tar on the beach – remnants from an oil spill in Southern California in May – just got a lot easier, thanks to NASA. The agency recently captured a light-sensitive image of tar-seeped sand and water in Santa Barbara …