NASA’s 'Remastered' View of Europa Is The Best Yet

Europa, Jupiter's sixth-closest moon, has long been a source of fascination and wonder for astronomers. Not only is it unique amongst its Jovian peers for having a smooth, ice-covered surface, but it is believed that warm, ocean waters exist beneath that crust – which also makes it a strong candidate for … » 11/23/14 7:30am Sunday 7:30am

Louisiana's giant sinkhole showed up in radar data before imploding

Since 2012, a monstrous sinkhole in Bayou Corne Louisiana has been swallowing up land in giant, tree-sized gulps, growing to a whopping 25-acres. Now, analyses of NASA radar data indicate the land showed signs of collapsing before the sinkhole opened. This raises a pressing question: Could sinkholes like Bayou Corne's… » 3/07/14 4:30pm 3/07/14 4:30pm

Curiosity's Next Mission Looms Large in New Mars Panorama

NASA's Curiosity Rover spent 8 months traveling over 300-million miles to get to Mars. It spent another year getting its bearings, making several major discoveries along the way. Now it has its sights set on 18,000-foot Mount Sharp, its primary scientific target, which features prominently in this recently released… » 2/28/14 1:20pm 2/28/14 1:20pm

Ask an expert about robots, space, and space robots right now!

By now, you've probably seen RoboSimian — the four-limbed, ape-inspired robot built by the Jet Propulsion Lab — in action at least once (and if you haven't, seriously, check it out now). Today, we've got Brett Kennedy, who leads the RoboSimian team at JPL, here to answer all our questions about robots, space, and… » 1/15/14 10:41am 1/15/14 10:41am