The actual age of the galaxy as well as the total number of galaxies in our universe have perplexed scientists for decades. Thanks to space observatories like the Hubble Telescope or the James Webb Space Telescope, astronomers can see further...
Geological layers may be the source of Mars' reflective spots, instead of water ice as previously thought.
New research has revealed a pure form of lonsdaleite, a space diamond that may be able to help produce stronger machinery here on Earth.
Using machine learning algorithms, researchers show that they can better predict and understand protein folding techniques.
Saturn's rings and tilt could be explained by new research suggesting a missing moon was a factor.
MOXIE, an experiment by MIT and NASA currently on board the Perseverance rover, aims to help find ways to produce oxygen in Mars' atmosphere.
NASA has announced that it has awarded Axiom Space a large contract to aid in the development of the next generation of spacesuits.
Chinese space architects are looking at using a lava tube on the Moon as the location of its future lunar base.
A new study focused on underwater snow on Europa could better inform NASA's Europa Clipper mission in the years ahead.
Getting into the 21st-century space race, New Zealand may become the first country to have a space program that operates as a private company.
Blockchain technology will advance many industries, including healthcare and finance. But there are many myths that make the technology questionable.
A New Survey of U.S. Psychiatrists Suggests that Some Psychoactive Drugs Need to be Reclassified by the DEA
A new survey shows a significant difference between U.S. policies on drugs versus how psychiatrists view their safety, which could eventually lead to a push for new classifications in the years ahead.
NASA's Watts on the Moon Challenge has reached the next level of Phase 2, as seven companies are now moving forward with innovative designs.
A new augmented reality technology study recently examined how the technology may change the future of printed books and publishing.
NASA's "Artemis Ascending" is a VR live stream of the Artemis I launch that has the potential to change how viewers tune in to watch events online.
New research suggests a process to extract oxygen from the Martian atmosphere using plasma, the fourth state of matter.
Astroport Space Technologies has been awarded a new contract from NASA to help build launch and landing pads on the Moon.
New research looks to pave the way for a quantum computers and ultimately the development of working quantum internet.
Researchers at Ohio State University have developed a new wind sensor that can help improve drone navigation.
A new surgical robot called MIRA could be implemented on the ISS in the near future, making remote surgery a possibility.
A recent study has found patterns in how meteorites fall to Earth, offering new details on what parts of these space objects survive reentry.
The recent fossil discovery of a domesticated horse tooth is expanding our knowledge of the history of the early Americas.
A new study from University College London looked at how a smartphone could improve memory as a way to store extra information.
New research reveals more about the atmospheric conditions needed to find liquid water, which may help in the search for extraterrestrial life.
Japanese researchers say they have spotted a “super-earth” exoplanet orbiting within the star's habitable zone a mere 37 light years away.
In the Hunt for Technosignatures, Researchers Now Say to Add Searches For Urban Lights on Alien Worlds
In the search for intelligent alien life, a research team now suggests looking for technosignatures that include urban lights on distant worlds.
Research out of Canada has found beer waste can be used to make quantum dots, devices used in medicine, electronics, and other applications.
From guns to lightsabers, lasers have been powerful forces in the world of science fiction. But in reality, lasers have uses very different from the kinds of futuristic weaponry of fiction, assisting in medical procedures, a range of electronic devices,...
Scientists say they have solved a long-standing mystery why lightning strikes over land are more frequent and often stronger than over sea.
Russia's withdrawal from the ISS could cause a lot of future problems, and hints at trends toward private space stations.
For the first time, scientists have mapped the dark matter around distant galaxies in a cosmological analysis that studies high redshift galaxies, according to new research.
A recent discovery in the field of quantum physics by researchers at Purdue University has opened the doorway to a whole new way of looking at our physical reality.
With the help of virtual reality (VR) technologies, Pfizer is creating a "virtual factory" that will harness digital twin technology.
Physicists have created a newly seen phase of matter with two possible time dimensions by beaming a laser pulse into a quantum computer.
New research addressing how people cope with unwanted thoughts has revealed new strategies that may help us control the way we think.
Researchers in the past have been more than willing to do strange things in the name of science, often with very questionable results.
A new hackathon has been announced in collaboration between the USSF and USAF as part of the BRAVO series of collaborative events.
Researchers with DeepMind have succeeded in teaching an AI system fundamental ideas in physics using videos of optical illusions.
Recently, speculation has been rife that either China or the U.S. may have aspirations to attempt a moon take-over.
A magnetic material seems to freeze and become stronger at warmer temperatures. Physicists believe they may understand why.
NASA's Artemis-I mission has set a trio of possible dates for the space agency's first official launch to the Moon in 50 years.
New research suggests that hearing noises while we dream could be far more common than scientists once expected.
A piece of string-like material photographed on Mars by the Perseverance Rover just last week has suddenly disappeared.
NASA's Psyche mission scheduled for later this year may be able to determine whether a curious asteroid is in fact a protoplanet.
Researchers have discovered a new dinosaur, Meraxes gigas, that may help answer the question of why some large dinosaurs had tiny arms.
Researchers say a molecule called inosine may trigger the brown fat cell-burning process in a new study that could revolutionize weight loss.
Asteroids provide an extremely important resource for astronomers, which includes the way they help to unravel clues about planetary origins. During past impact events, these space rocks have also helped shape the surfaces of the Earth and Moon, and have...
Artificial blood is a novel potential solution to the current blood shortage crisis occurring across the U.S.