Mini-Hubble will scan dim stars to see if they can support life
Do dwarf stars fry their planets? A Cheerio box-sized CubeSat aims to find out.
That cigar-shaped asteroid might be covered in organic goo
Scientists also think the object has ‘a frozen heart’.
California advises against keeping your phone in your pocket
Whether or not anyone accepts the advice is another matter.
Students solve a 60-year-old space radiation mystery
They found the origin of energetic electrons in the inner Van Allen Belt.
Getting to and living on Mars will be hell on your body
You might be in "torpor" coma on the way there and then live in a cave.
NASA study will help identify potentially habitable planets
Stars must emit just enough near-infrared light to prevent the loss of oceans.
A huge solar flare temporarily knocked out GPS communications
The sun did its biggest burp in 12 years.
NASA wants your origami ideas for its spacecraft radiation shield
The shield will protect future spacefarers from developing deadly diseases due to radiation.
Mars astronauts at greater risk of cancer than previously thought
Cosmic rays are much more of a threat than expected.