AstronomyThe study of the universe and space, including planets, the solar system and comets
Should the Moon become a United Nations International Park?
November 09, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
You can worry when the Torino score gets to 5.
November 04, 2013 | By Dirk Schulze-Makuch
Two spacecraft arrive at the Moon at the same time and the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
October 30, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
New Hubble pictures show that rumors of a breakup are premature.
October 17, 2013 | By Heather Goss
The LADEE mission seeks the faintest of lunar phenomena.
October 04, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
A 36-year-old spacecraft becomes the first to enter interstellar space.
September 12, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
New sightings of water on the Moon, roadmaps for exploration and commercial lunar flights.
September 05, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
An Evening With a Telescope
September 2013 | By J.R. Dailey
It's still an intriguing theory, but still unproven.
August 29, 2013 | By Dirk Schulze-Makuch
Start by figuring out the patterns in their language, says SETI researcher John Elliott.
August 18, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
NASA recently asked industry for concepts of small robotic landers for missions to the Moon. What could such machines accomplish?
August 17, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
These handy websites and smartphone apps eliminate the guesswork.
August 08, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
A new telescope will tell us how the first stars and galaxies were born.
August 2013 | By Bruce Lieberman
Lava-like features and landforms around young lunar craters give us insight into the processes and history of the Moon.
July 31, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
A SETI astronomer finds a never-before-seen solar system neighbor.
July 17, 2013 | By Heather Goss
The Moon's motions have a significant impact on life on Earth.
June 26, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
A magnetic anomaly near the Moon's north pole may be related to an impact basin near its south pole. How can this happen?
June 19, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
When a science team asked to move the ISS for one of their experiments, they had to get five nations to agree on the engineering, timing, and risks.
June 04, 2013 | By Rebecca Boyle
Astronomers estimate that billions of habitable planets are orbiting red dwarf stars. What would it be like to live there?
June 2013 | By Bruce Lieberman
Computer models in science can be useful -- until you start believing in them.
May 29, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis