Published by Julie Kent on November 12, 2013 - 7:39am
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has been no stranger to complications during its stay on the Red Planet, with its most recent glitch occurring late last week. Curiosity rebooted its software following an unexpected glitch last Thursday (Nov.
Published by Julie Kent on October 21, 2013 - 8:49am
An international team of astronomers have discovered a distant planetary system the features multiple planets orbiting their host star at a severe tilt. The discovery was made using data from NASA's Kepler space telescope.
Published by Julie Kent on October 11, 2013 - 11:18pm
On February 23, 1950, an asteroid named 1950 DA was discovered and found to be on the path towards an eventual collision with Earth. It was observed for just 17 days before it faded from view for more than half a century.
Published by Julie Kent on October 10, 2013 - 10:52pm
An international team of astronomers has discovered an exotic, young planet that is - unlike most planets - not orbiting a star. The planet, dubbed PSO J318.5-22, is located 80 light-years away from Earth and has a mass six times that of Jupiter.