NASA's InSight Lander May Have Just Sent Us Its Last Photo of Mars
"If I can keep talking to my mission team, I will—but I’ll be signing off here soon," NASA said in a tweet from the lander's perspective.
Decades of Jupiter Observations Have Revealed Something Strange
40 years of observing the biggest planet in the solar system has revealed "things we never anticipated," a new study says.
Wind Power on Mars Can Power Human Habitats, Scientists Discover
What will power humanity's future Mars bases? The red planet's wind is strong enough to do the job in some locations, a new study says.
Scientists Found 168 More Ancient Figures Etched Into the Peruvian Desert
The nearly 200 previously unknown geoglyphs include depictions of humans, birds, orcas, cats, and snakes.
The Oldest Known Narrative Scene in Human History Is a Guy Holding His Dick
Humans have been telling NSFW stories forever, it turns out.
Rare Antimatter From Distant Space Reaches Earth and Can Help Find Dark Matter, Scientists Discover
Antimatter can travel thousands of light years to Earth, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider found, opening an avenue for detecting dark matter.
Don’t Watch This Video If You Ever Want to Flush In Peace Again
Disturbing, yet important, video taken by scientists reveals poo particles exhibit "strong jet-like behavior" after a flush.
Scientists Gain Unprecedented Look at Infernal ‘Hell World’ In Space
55 Cancri e appears to have a deadly surface made entirely of lava, but understanding it could help us find more habitable planets.
A Mind-Blowing Experiment Just Showed How Life's Ingredients Formed in Outer Space
Life's origins may lie in outer space, and a lab experiment just confirmed how it could happen.
Scientists Propose New, Faster Method of Interstellar Space Travel
The new concept for faster travel to other solar systems would see humanity take flight to the stars similar to how birds soar on Earth.
Scientists Propose Mind-Bending Plan to Look for Dark Matter, New Physics Near the Sun
The "SpaceQ" mission proposes sending spacecraft loaded with quantum clocks to explore what strange things are bound to our Sun.
Scientists Have Created the World's Smallest Organism That Moves with Genetic Engineering
Say hello to artificial bacterium syn-3, now with "swimming" powers thanks to genetic tinkering.