Water from north of the crater regularly filled the basin, creating long-lasting lakes that could have been a haven for life. Scientists suspect the water came from rain or snow.
NASA's New Horizons discovers blue sky on icy dwarf planet during the flyby
The testing approach demonstrated with this test will enable future, more extensive testing of the ADEPT configuration - toward possible future use of the system on missions bigger than anything NASA’s ever flown.
Science humour magazine Annals of Improbable Research has been conducting the parody award ceremony since 1991.
Micro photosynthetic power cells may be the next source of clean and green carbon-free energy
Discarded rubber tyres could be used to develop an earthquake resistant base for buildings.
The currently available fencing systems have a tendency to give false alarms in case of any weather changes, be it rain or wind.
At half the diameter of Pluto, Charon is the largest satellite relative to its planet in the solar system.
Action video games are even better in their impact than brain games.
In a five-year study, researchers compared glaciers in Patagonia and in the Antarctic Peninsula.
Earth-like planets orbiting close to small stars probably have magnetic fields that protect them from radiation and could be conducive to life
Scientists have found the first evidence that briny water may flow on the surface of Mars during the planet's summer months, a paper published on Monday showed.
Researchers are exploring how Twitter can be used to develop a model that predicts when and where the Northern Lights will be visible
The experiment is thought to be the first to show that two brains can be directly linked to allow one person to guess what's on another person's mind
Stargazers were being treated to a rare astronomical phenomenon named 'Super blood moon' when a total lunar eclipse combined with a so-called supermoon.
It has been more than 30 years since a supermoon combined with a lunar eclipse. The next total lunar eclipse will not be until 2018.
NASA's Mars rover Opportunity is conducting a "walkabout" survey of Marathon Valley, where the rover's operators plan to use it through the upcoming Martian winter to study outcrops
Using optics, material sciences, electronics and precise designing to develop an advanced head-up display for aircraft.
The researchers are taking advantage of the algae's appetite for chemical nutrients to clean the waste water.
The images capture a vast rippling landscape of strange, aligned linear ridges that has astonished New Horizons team members.
Astronomers team lead by an Indian origin astronomer discover medium sized black hole about 5,000 times the mass of the Sun
NASA is seeking ideas from students for landing heavy manned spacecrafts safely on the surface of Red Planet
In a first of its kind, a team of researchers at University of Minnesota have have developed a 3D-printed guide that helps regrow both the sensory and motor functions of complex nerves after injury
Last week, a robot churned out a 916 word business copy titled ‘China’s August consumer price index’ in just 60 seconds.
With better combustion properties and lesser pollutants, Dimethyl ether can replace petrol and diesel
Genome editing techniques on human embryos are still seen as "forbidden fruit" in many countries.
The latest images, taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, show breathtaking views of Pluto’s majestic icy mountains, streams of frozen nitrogen and haunting low-lying hazes.
French firm Fabulous has designed a 3D printed shelter for Mars astronauts resembling an igloo
The newest pictures of Pluto are so up-close and personal that the mission's top scientist says it "makes you feel you are there."
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announces plans to manufacture rockets for human exploration of space
Researchers found the magnitude of the moon's very slight wobble, as it orbits Saturn, can only be accounted for if its outer ice shell is not frozen solid to its interior, meaning a global ocean must be present.
Has Curiosity rover really discovered evidence of life on Red Planet
Disney researchers have demonstrated that light bulbs can do more that just illuminate our rooms - they could communicate with each other, with objects and with the Internet.
NASA is working on a ultra high-definition channel showcasing the beauty and grandeur of space
New findings hint that weightless particles of light can be joined into a sort of “molecule” with its own peculiar force.
New Pluto images from New Horizons show diversity of landforms - craters, ice flows, mountains, valleys and apparent dunes and have scientists reeling because of their range and complexity.