On faster spinning planets, life could be hiding out under the atmosphere

Astrobiologists search for molecular oxygen as an indicator of life on other planets, but finding them isn't that straightforward

What would photosynthesis look like around other stars?

Scientists have modeled possible plant behavior on alien worlds

Meet Nancy Grace Roman, the "mother" of the Hubble Space Telescope

She discovered fundamental truths about stars and galaxies, and also shaped NASA into what we know it as today

Meet Evelyn Boyd Granville, the mathematician who mass produced computers and shot Apollo into space

One of the first Black women to earn a PhD in math, she worked on seemingly every major math project of the 20th century

Space futurism is stupid

There is no reason to think that billionaires like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk know what's best for humanity

Dust is the surprisingly ordinary culprit behind a supergiant star's unusual dimming

When astronomers observed Betelguese last year, they saw it as far fainter than it should have been

The planet Venus, second planet from the Sun

Let's go to Venus!

NASA's new DAVINCI+ and VERITAS missions will explore Venus

How a scientist in a potato field founded the field of radio astronomy

Karl Guthe Jansky, hired to quiet hiss on long-distance phone calls, found radio waves coming from Sagittarius

The first ever image of a black hole's swirling magnetic field is released

The Event Horizon Telescope has taken a new image of black hole M87, revealing its magnetic field

Space travel is now open to the public

SpaceX's Inspiration4 has picked two new astronauts and will be launching September 2021

NASA's Perseverance Rover has landed on Mars

NASA's latest Mars rover and its partner helicopter Ingenuity have touched down safely