Because quantum information does not need to travel through space, it cannot be hacked or intercepted.
Lurking in the dark outer reaches of our solar system, twenty times farther from the Sun than Neptune, is probably a large ninth planet, according to a NASA press release claiming that a massive, invisible planet best explains gravitational and orbital anomalies in the outer solar system.
The U.S. and Russia will collaborate on an ambitious plan to construct a space station in lunar orbit and a human colony on the Moon.
An analysis of a binary asteroid helped scientists get closer to solving the mystery of Earth’s water.
Renewable sources of energy, like solar and wind power, have seen vast improvements in efficiency.
Astronomers recently discovered an intermediate-mass black hole near the center of our galaxy. This means black holes at the centers of nearby dwarf galaxies could have collided with other black holes in the Milky Way, and were eventually swallowed by the supermassive black hole in our galactic center.
Mars 2020 is NASA’s next planned mission to Mars, in which a compact car-sized rover will search for signs of past habitability, and maybe life, by drilling into the Martian regolith. The rover will have a unique task – generating oxygen from atmospheric carbon dioxide.
MDMA, the molecule in the party drug Ecstasy, has been granted breakthrough status by the FDA. A recent MAPS study showed MDMA to have an 80 percent success rate at treating long-term PTSD.
Cassini-Huygens is humanity’s first in-depth study of Saturn and its system of rings and moons. Its journey has come to a close.
In honor of Voyager 1’s 40th anniversary in space, NASA broadcast a “happy birthday” message to the now interstellar probe.