The Mars-bound spacecraft had seven minutes to slow from a blazing Mach 16 to the pace of a gentle breeze – or face destruction.
Is it worth sending people to Mars when robots already go there safely and on the cheap?
A new theory proposes a universe before ours.
With the help of robots, Joy Crisp is solving the mysteries of Mars.
Asks Jake from Paris
A group of mathematicians is taking a new look at some old problems and using crafts like knitting and crocheting to solve them.
A new experiment uses New York City's rooftop water tanks as cosmic ray detectors.
A new study offers a possible solution to the riddle of the antimatter cloud in the galaxy’s core.
Are you a stargazer? If you just happened to be staring up at the constellation Bootes (the “Bear Watcher”) at 2:12 AM Eastern Standard Time on March 19th and you […]
- Asks Sue from Long Island, N.Y.
- Asks JB from Denver, CO
- asks Jessie from New York
A strange-shaped solar system catches NASA's eye.
A new theory proposes Earth-like planets with double the star power.
- asks Paul
The Scienceline Newsletter
Sign up for regular updates.