A novel antenna design promises to improve bandwidth and allow for better communication between Earth stations and satellites.
Researchers peering into Earth’s interior found two continent-sized structures that upend our picture of the mantle. What could their existence mean for us back on Earth’s surface?
Students experienced the vibrations of Earth’s auroras, the Sun’s flares, Jupiter’s bow shock, and Saturn’s rings in an outreach activity designed specifically for their community.
The space agency has plans for a sustainable return to the Moon.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington team up to teach students about state-of-the-art research instrumentation.
Buried buildings subtly distort natural magnetic fields, providing a magnetic surveying team with clues that helped archaeologists map an ancient city.
A planet 3 times as large as the Earth was detected by the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite in a relatively leisurely orbit—the longest yet detected by this telescope—of 36 days.
A new study sheds light on how magma erodes the conduit it flows through.
Scientists used a transparent gel and high-speed photography to figure out how cracks form and spread. What they found could help explain earthquakes and fracturing glaciers.
A robot that can inch up icy surfaces may help scientists reach new heights in some of Earth’s most dangerous and remote landscapes.