Carbon nanotubes can sit this one out. Fishing line has all the heft a robot could want.
See the dot in this picture, taken of the surface of Mars from orbit? That dot is about a billion dollars worth of extraterrestrial science in action.
Supernovae are a hot, sloshy mess. In other news, "sloshy" is now a scientific term.
A new study has taken a close look at what the construction of a space elevator might take, and the news is (mostly) good.
Scientists in England have developed the world's most powerful chip-based terahertz laser.
Elephants feel empathy just like humans do, and they enjoy hugs like we do, too.
To spend any amount of time in deep space, fragile humans need protection from the fury of the Sun. Here are some of NASA's ideas.
Our love for the Space Shuttle that defined an era remains, and you have a chance to experience it for yourself.
The new Space Launch System is so enormous that NASA's crawler-transporters are getting major upgrades to be able to handle it.
Thanks to the power of science, the military has figured out how to create pizza that doesn't go bad for three years.