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Theoretically, the universe may be riddled with tunnels through space and time. Two scientists have now proposed a way to detect the existence of a cosmic escape hatch.
Various companies are pressing ahead with plans for internet service from space, which has prompted astronomers to voice concerns about the impact on research from telescopes on Earth.
Scientists said an object four billion miles from Earth would be given a Native American name: Arrokoth. Its previous, informal name, Ultima Thule, had links to the Third Reich.
In its journey beyond the boundary of the solar wind’s bubble, the probe observed some notable differences from its twin, Voyager 1.
Two women on Earth, Jessica Bennett and Mary Robinette Kowal, had a chat about two women astronauts in medium-sized spacesuits.
The Russian cosmonaut’s thrilling feat in 1965 nearly cost him his life, but raised Soviet prestige during the Cold War space race against the United States.
On Dec. 7, the extrasolar comet now known as 2I/Borisov will make its closest approach to the sun.
NASA is examining a claim that an astronaut improperly accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the Space Station.
The project included more than 200 researchers around the world, about 40 of them women, including Dr. Bouman.
Meteor showers can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you’re lucky you might be able to catch a glimpse.
Viewers on the East and West Coasts of the U.S. can see part or all of the eclipse-like event, but not with the naked eye.
Boeing was one of two American companies chosen by NASA to develop spacecraft for flying astronauts to the International Space Station.
In some of the world’s saltiest, most acidic bodies of superheated water, even the most extreme forms of archaea couldn’t survive.
The start-up launched by the Amazon founder will work with three older space companies in its bid to carry American astronauts back to the lunar surface.
Jessica Meir and Christina Koch ventured outside the International Space Station on Friday to replace a power controller.
Virgin Galactic’s space tourists will wear the outfits, which would look at home on the bridge of the starship Enterprise.
The agency is racing to meet President Trump’s timeline for putting American astronauts on the lunar surface by 2024.
The space agency’s administrator, Jim Bridenstine, met Elon Musk at SpaceX headquarters on Thursday to review progress toward launching NASA astronauts.
The mission was canceled in March after the agency said it did not have two properly fitted spacesuits readily available.