CERES: THE SMALLEST AND CLOSEST DWARF PLANET

Ceres is a dwarf planet, the only one located in the inner reaches of the solar system. It is the largest object in the asteroid belt.

SPACEX LAUNCHES TWIN NASA PROBES TO TRACK EARTH'S WATER

SpaceX launched two new Earth science satellites for NASA and five Iridium Next communications satellites into orbit today .

 
 
 

COULD RECENT SUPERNOVA EXPLOSIONS HAVE CAUSED MASS EXTINCTIONS ON EARTH?

Two nearby supernovae that exploded about 2.5 and eight million years ago could have resulted in a staggered depletion of Earth's ozone...

BLASTOFF! HOW TO SEE A ROCKET LAUNCH IN PERSON THIS SUMMER

It's not just for the pros: With a little planning and flexibility, anybody can go watch a rocket blast off. Our in-depth guide goes...

 
 
 

SALLY RIDE'S STAMP: THE STORY OF AN ASTRONAUT'S PHILATELIC PORTRAIT

A photo that Sally Ride autographed 35 years ago came to serve as the inspiration for her portrait on a new U.S. postage stamp commemorating...

WORLD'S FIRST COMMERCIAL AIRLINE | THE GREATEST MOMENTS IN FLIGHT

The first scheduled passenger airline service took off from St. Petersburg, Fla.

 
 
 

PHOTOS: SPACE AGE POSTAGE STAMPS THROUGH HISTORY

Space exploration and astronomy have been immortalized in stamp form many times over the decades. See photos of of space-themed postage...

NASA SATELLITES TRACK UNUSUAL CHANGES IN EARTH'S WATER SUPPLIES

Fresh water is changing around the world, and a new set of NASA satellite observations is helping scientists better understand why....

 
 
 

JUPITER'S GREAT RED SPOT IS SPECTACULAR IN THIS JUNO PHOTO

A gorgeous photo by NASA's Juno spacecraft shows Jupiter as you've probably never seen it before.

JUPITER'S GREAT RED SPOT: PHOTOS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM'S BIGGEST STORM

Jupiter's Great Red Spot - the most powerful storm in the solar system - is an planetary icon. See photos of the giant storm, which...

 
 
 

'THE EXPANSE' SPACE DRAMA MAY GO TO AMAZON AFTER SYFY CANCELLATION: REPORT

According to recent reports, Amazon executives are in talks to pick up "The Expanse" - the space drama recently canceled by Syfy channel...

THE NUCLEAR BATTLE BETWEEN THE EARTH AND SUN

Deep in the sun's core, buried under hundreds of thousands of miles of twisting and convecting hydrogen and helium, a nuclear fire...

 
 
 

SPACEX WILL LAUNCH 7 SATELLITES FOR NASA AND IRIDIUM TODAY! HERE'S HOW TO WATCH

SpaceX will launch two new Earth-observing satellites for NASA and five commercial communications satellites today on an epic rideshare...

ORBITS OF JUPITER MOONS TRANSFORMED INTO MIND-BENDING OPTICAL ILLUSIONS AND MUSIC

When the orbital dynamics of Jupiter's four largest moons are converted into rhythms, musical notes and time-lapsed illusions, you'll...

 
 
 

HERE'S WHY SATURN'S INNER MOONS ARE SHAPED LIKE RAVIOLI AND POTATOES

The odd shapes of the inner moons of Saturn, from ravioli to potatoes, may be due to mergers of tiny moonlets, a new study finds.

CHINA JOINS PRIVATE SPACE RACE WITH LANDMARK ONESPACE ROCKET LAUNCH

A rocket built by Beijing-based company OneSpace debuted Thursday , launching from a site in northwest China and reaching a maximum...

 
 
 

ANGARA: RUSSIAN ROCKET FOR LEO PAYLOADS

The Angaraa family of rockets is under development to eventually take satellites to low-Earth orbit.

NO, OCTOPUSES DON'T COME FROM OUTER SPACE

Scientists are skeptical of a new paper that suggests frozen octopus eggs rode a meteor to Earth 540 million years ago.

 
 
 

THERE'S NO GOOD EXPLANATION FOR WHY OZONE-RIPPING CFCS ARE BACK

Scientists can't explain why in the world someone would decide to pump out the dangerous gases again.

GIANT WAVES NEARLY HALF A MILLION MILES ACROSS SEEN ON THE SUN FOR THE FIRST TIME

Huge, slow-moving waves that drive Earth's weather and shape the swirls in Jupiter's atmosphere also exist on the sun, new research...

 
 
 



Apple wins $539 million in damages from Samsung in design patent...

Apple wins $539 million in damages from Samsung in design patent infringement retrial

This could be the end... well, no, probably not. In what feels like a never-ending technology patent spat, Apple has just been awarded a hefty amount of damages from Samsung... Read more ...

Essential reportedly cancels next phone, considers sale

Essential reportedly cancels next phone, considers sale

It's barely a year since Android founder Andy Rubin launched Essential, a new smartphone startup, and he's already considering giving it up for sale. According to Bloomberg... Read more ...

Detroit: Become Human Reviews Are In, Here's What The Critics Are Saying

Detroit: Become Human Reviews Are In, Here's What The Critics Are Saying

The release of Detroit: Become Human is fast approaching. The game is due for release exclusively on the PlayStation 4 tomorrow and reviews are already piling in for the game... Read more ...

Motorola Moto Z3 Play announcement set for June 6

Motorola Moto Z3 Play announcement set for June 6

Motorola has started sending out press invites for a product launch event on June 6 in Brazil. While the invite does confirm a smartphone will be the star of the event, the... Read more ...

HTC U12+, VIVE Focus integration bridges the mobile, VR divide

HTC U12+, VIVE Focus integration bridges the mobile, VR divide

HTC has just unveiled its 2018 flagship, the HTC U12+, proving that it's not yet done in the mobile market. It is perhaps no coincidence that it scheduled that announcement... Read more ...

Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link, the app won't come to iOS

Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link, the app won't come to iOS

Valve announced early this month that it will make game streaming from PC/Mac to mobile devices possible via Steam Link app. Initially, the app was launched on Android, but... Read more ...

Paypal lets you spend money in Gmail, YouTube and more

Paypal lets you spend money in Gmail, YouTube and more

Android Pay users have been able to dip into their PayPal accounts for a little over a year. Now, the money transfer service has partnered with Google to provide a more... Read more ...

Steam Link app isn't coming to iOS

Steam Link app isn't coming to iOS

In light of Facebook's most recent and biggest scandal, Apple has often touted its more direct and human-curated system of screening apps that go into its app stores. While... Read more ...

Take a look at your Twitter timeline 10 years ago

Take a look at your Twitter timeline 10 years ago

Here's a fun thing for a Friday: go back and see what your Twitter timeline looked like 10 years ago. Twitter has pretty powerful search settings, but Andy Baio - of... Read more ...

Certain Android phones have malware pre-installed at the firmware level

Certain Android phones have malware pre-installed at the firmware level

According to a report published by Avast Threat Labs, several hundred Android handsets made by ZTE, Archos and myPhone come pre-installed with malware called "Cosiloon." The... Read more ...