Space Exploration News – Latest Headlines

RSS Subscribe to our Space Exploration News feed

Looking for dark matter with the universe's coldest material

Our current understanding of cosmology and nuclear physics suggests that dark matter could be made of axions, hypothetical particles with unusual symmetry properties. Scientists report on how to search for axions using the unique properties of Bose-Einstein condensates.

May 1st, 2020

Read more

First-ever comprehensive geologic map of the moon released

For the first time, the entire lunar surface has been completely mapped and uniformly classified. The lunar map, called the 'Unified Geologic Map of the Moon', will serve as the definitive blueprint of the moon's surface geology for future human missions and will be invaluable for the international scientific community, educators and the public-at-large.

Apr 23rd, 2020

Read more

Studying the galaxy's 'water worlds'

In seeking to learn more about Neptune-like exoplanets, an international team of researchers has provided one of the first mineralogy lab studies for water-rich exoplanets.

Apr 22nd, 2020

Read more