- Arkansas technology firm picks up NASA grants for Venus work Updated: Jul-29-15 3:34 am
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - The University of Arkansas says NASA has awarded one of its affiliates $245,000 in grants to design two circuits that could be used on Venus.
- Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system Updated: Jul-23-15 7:52 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Scientists have identified a "close cousin" to Earth that's orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life.
- 'Beautiful eye candy': Frozen plains in Pluto's heart Updated: Jul-17-15 4:31 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Vast frozen plains exist next door to Pluto's big, rugged mountains sculpted of ice, scientists said Friday, three days after humanity's first-ever flyby of the dwarf planet.
- Renowned scientist who helped lead mission to Jupiter dies Updated: Jul-17-15 10:04 am
LOS ANGELES - Claudia Alexander, a brilliant, pioneering scientist who helped direct NASA's Galileo mission to Jupiter and the international Rosetta space-exploration project, has died at age 56.
- Mission to Pluto science depends on Idaho power Updated: Jul-15-15 1:41 pm
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - It's been nine years and more than 3 billion miles in the making.
- Hometown of Pluto discovery revels in successful flyby Updated: Jul-14-15 11:05 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Colorful scientific symbols of the planets stretched down the arms of visitors at a northern Arizona observatory Tuesday. Not eight, but nine, in a showing of the popularity of Pluto in the city where it was discovered.
- Spotlight shining on Pluto on cold outskirts of solar system Updated: Jul-13-15 10:37 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - The spotlight is bright enough to thaw even Pluto.
- Pluto-bound spacecraft carrying ashes of Illinois astronomer Updated: Jul-11-15 3:56 pm
STREATOR, Illinois - The NASA spacecraft set to complete a flyby of Pluto on Tuesday is carrying some of the ashes of the Illinois astronomer who discovered the dwarf planet.
- Potterville observatory takes visitors on space tour Updated: Jul-08-15 9:01 pm
POTTERVILLE, Michigan - From a patch of land about 200 feet north of the beach at Fox Memorial Park in Potterville, the surface of the sun, with its solar flares the size of planets, could be seen safely and clearly.