WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA says it is looking into a problem with a malfunctioning cooling pump on the International Space Station, but there is no immediate danger to the six crewmen on board.
A year after the Air Force blasted it into orbit, an experimental space drone continues to circle the Earth.
PHILADELPHIA — The scenes are too common for comfort: A mother grabs her daughter’s arm roughly on the bus. A father at a convenience store growls coarsely into his son’s ear.
This image provided by NASA and taken by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory on Nov. 28, 2013, shows the sun, but no sign of comet ISON. During a meeting of the American Geophysical Union meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, scientists said the comet broke apart on Thanksgiving after coming clos…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Comet ISON, once optimistically called the comet of the century, is dead, the victim of a way-too-close brush with the sun. It was barely a year old.
BERLIN — It’s been likened to a parachutist trying to land on a mountaintop. Or a person attempting to leap from one speeding car to another.
This publicly provided image by the European Space Agency ESA shows an artist’s impression of the Rosetta orbiter deploying the Philae lander to comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. The image is not to scale; the Rosetta spacecraft measures 32 m across including the solar arrays, while the comet…
OSLO, Norway — Recalling the “burning, blinding and suffocating” horrors of chemical weapons, the head of a watchdog group trying to consign them to history accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Tuesday, as prize winners in medicine, physics and other categories also took bows for their awards.
WASHINGTON — Feeling chilly? Here’s cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica, which new data says set a record for “soul-crushing” cold.
A Silicon Valley startup, 23andMe, has turned a largely academic debate on the privacy of biological data into a public row.
The following editorial appeared in the Baltimore Sun on Wednesday:
The following editorial appeared Saturday in the Washington Post:
Cholla High Magnet School is one of five schools from Arizona selected to advance to the next round of Samsung’s nationwide science, technology, engineering and math contest.
These four guys are devising a way to instantly find the dozen "rarest of the rare" events among the million phenomena that will be seen each night by the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.
Discoveries by NASA’s Curiosity rover are giving scientists a picture of Mars that looks increasingly complex, with small bits of water spread around the surface and an interior that could have been more geologically mature than experts had thought.
The University of Arizona's astronomy graduate students hope to persuade their department, their college and the Board of Regents to acknowledge them as astrophysicists as well as astronomers.
By taking the twinkle out of starlight, the team produced the clearest images ever taken.
Graduating fifth-graders at a school in one of Tucson's poorest areas gave a common response when asked to draw their most memorable moment of the year.