Space exploration and travel
Researchers have developed unique gaits for rovers to prevent them from getting stuck in deep sand or soil.
NASA will soon see if specially designed blades spinning really fast can carry a small chopper through the planet’s barely there atmosphere.
Fifty years ago, an explosion changed the flight of Apollo 13 into a saga of skill, fortitude, and resilience. A reporter who covered the mission recounts the details.
The space agency’s InSight lander has detected hundreds of marsquakes since arriving on the red planet about 15 months ago.
Upcoming cool science stories for 2020.
New design is able to stabilize itself.
Several exoplanets were found before the 1995 discovery that netted Mayor and Didier this year’s physics Nobel. Why weren’t the others honored?
Bacteria in one of the most extreme places on Earth point toward past life on Mars.
Take a tour through the lenses of space telescopes.