The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is safely on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko but a nearby cliff is partially blocking it’s solar panels, potentially limiting its lifespan.
Scientists are estimating that Earth’s magnetic fields could flip sooner than originally believed.
The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
European astronomers say the Earth’s magnetic field could flip so that compasses would point south.
Kepler-56 will devour two of its planets as it balloons into a red giant.
Kepler-186f is a rocky planet that orbits a red dwarf star 500 light years away and exists in the Goldilocks zone, where conditions for life may be just right.
Scientists say strange flash of light is likely a cosmic ray.
Astronomers stunned to find two icy rings around a non-planetary object.