Science

Climate Solutions

Huge Underground Networks of an Unlikely Organism Are a Natural Carbon Superhighway

ByTara Yarlagadda

Fungi may hold surprising data that we’ll need in the fight against climate change.

Future Earth

This Forgotten Grain With Astounding Resilience Could Help Enable A Climate-Friendly Diet

ByUndark and Eva Tesfaye

Despite their resilience, millets don’t receive nearly as much policy and research attention as corn or soy in the U.S.

Space

This Underground Lab Is Preparing For Human Mars Missions We Might Actually Survive

ByEvan Gough and Universe Today

Space injuries could call for emergency surgery.

Reel Science

The Scariest Christopher Nolan Thriller on Streaming Nails a Real Neurological Condition

ByJennifer Walter

Reel Science: Memento

UAP

Why NASA Needs An Office To Study "Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena"

ByDoris Elín Urrutia

UFO sensationalism disrupts science. Creating a dedicated NASA office may help.

Space

Today Only, You Can Get a Bird’s Eye View of Mars in Near-Real-Time

ByJohn Wenz

A new tool allows you to see what Mars is like right now, minus a little relativistic time delay.

Space

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Left Engineers on Read for A Week

ByKiona Smith

NASA's Mars helicopter is fine, but we can expect radio silence more often.

space

This Super-Hot Exoplanet Is Even Stranger Than We Thought

ByKiona Smith

JWST observations just spotted traces of water vapor, along with clues that suggest a powerful magnetic field, on exoplanet WASP-18b.

Science

"Unprecedented" Science Expedition Unlocks New Genetic Clues To Help Save Coral Reefs

ByTara Yarlagadda

The groundbreaking research on microbes could help us understand an "ecosystem in crisis."

Space

Crescent Venus, Elusive Meteors, and More: 4 Sky Events to Catch in June

ByJennifer Walter

Keep your eye on the sky this month for a spectacular show.

space

You Need to See the Strawberry Moon in the Sky This Weekend

ByKiona Smith

The June 2023 Full Moon is almost here.

Space

NASA Says Some "Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena" Are Unexplainable — Here's What They Might Be

ByDoris Elín Urrutia

A panel of NASA and Pentagon experts publicly discussed UAP, “unidentified anomalous phenomena.”

Science

Ax-2 Splashdown Marks Another Milestone for Commercial Spaceflight

ByJennifer Walter

Welcome home.

Space

A Deep Sea Mission Could Reveal Knowledge Critical for Finding Alien Life

ByDoris Elín Urrutia

A new mission will explore the ocean depths to understand the Solar System.

space

Aliens Could Reveal Their Location by Packing 24 Planets Into One Orbit

ByKiona Smith

Simulation suggests up to 24 Earth-mass worlds could share an orbit, just like two of Saturn's moons.

Space

Webb Telescope Spies a Huge Water Plume Coming from Saturn’s Most Intriguing Moon

ByDoris Elín Urrutia

Behold a spectacular geyser plume from Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus.