Space Exploration News – Latest Headlines

RSS Subscribe to our Space Exploration News feed

Discovering structure in the outer corona (w/video)

Using advanced algorithms and data-cleaning techniques, scientists discovered never-before-detected, fine-grained structures in the outer corona - the Sun's million-degree atmosphere -- by analyzing images taken by NASA's STEREO spacecraft.

Jul 18th, 2018

Read more

The fingerprints of molecules in space

Using terahertz spectroscopy, physicists directly measured two spectral lines for one particular molecule for the first time. The discovered frequencies are characteristic of the amide ion, a negatively charged nitrogen molecule.

Jun 28th, 2018

Read more