An asteroid’s upcoming close pass with Earth has been the subject of some sensational news coverage — but is there is anything to fear?
Two educators turned NASA astronauts will film science lessons aboard the International Space Station that were planned for the late Christa McAuliffe, the first “teacher in space,” who died on board space shuttle Challenger in January 1986.
A Senate committee voted on party lines Jan. 18 to advance the nominations of individuals to lead NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, although with no clear indication of when, or if, they will be confirmed by the full Senate.
On January 20, 1978, the Soviet space program launched the first ever Progress cargo ship on a mission to delivery supplies to the Salyut 6 space station. See how it happened in our On This Day In Space video series here.
A nearly full “supermoon” rises above a pink band in the sky known as the “Belt of Venus” in this photo captured above Lake Alqueva in the Portuguese village of Monsaraz.
Meteorite hunters in Michigan found six rocks Thursday (Jan. 18) that likely came from a spectacular fireball that lit up local skies earlier this week.
The exam, called the Moca, is widely used in doctor’s offices, but it is not sophisticated enough to diagnose mental decline, experts say.
A surprise statement on Friday undercut last week’s announcement that Florida had been granted an exemption from President Trump’s offshore-drilling plan.
A doctor has developed an advance directive specifically to plan for medical care in the event of dementia.
A study of hunter-gatherers on the Malay Peninsula suggests that culture plays a role in how we describe the odors all around us.