The live event, which aired on NASA Television at 2 p.m., revealed that scientists found organic matter preserved on Mars — elements considered “building blocks of life” — suggesting the planet was once home to life.
Scientists in the United Kingdom may have found a new treatment for baldness, according to research published this week in the journal PLOS Biology.
The researchers gathered scalp hair follicle samples from than 40 male hair-transplant patients to examine in the lab and first tested the immunosuppressive drug cyclosporine A.
Eleven-year-old Ryleigh Taylor was walking along the shore of Douglas Lake in East Tennessee when she came upon an unusual structure lying on a rock.
The structure, according to University of Tennessee paleobiology professor Colin Sumrall, was a 475-millon-year-old fossil belonging to an extinct sea creature known as a trilobite.
NASA scientists are perplexed about what caused the ice holes spotted last week in the Arctic during an annual mission.
According to NASA’s Earth Observatory, researchers noticed the mysterious holes on an April 14 flight above the eastern Beaufort Sea, north of Canada. The flight was part of an Operation IceBridge mission, which tracks changes in sea ice at the North and South poles every year.
The annual Lyrid meteor shower, named after the constellation Lyra, is just around the corner and expected to peak on April 22.
It’s the second meteor shower of 2018.
This August, millions of Americans will have the rare opportunity to watch the sun, the moon and planet Earth align in the country’s first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States from coast to coast in nearly 100 years.
To get you excited and prepared for the gargantuan celestial event on Monday, Aug. 21, we’ll be updating this list with all our Great American Eclipse stories every day.