STUDY: Antarctic Sea Ice Loss Driven By 'Natural Variability,' Not Global Warming

Energy | Michael Bastasch
File photo shows an Adelie penguin standing atop a block of melting ice near the French station at Dumont díUrville in East Antarctica

‘The climate of the Antarctic is incredibly variable’

NASA Pulled Off An Amazing Feat To Find An Object 1 Billion Miles Beyond Pluto

Energy | Andrew Follett
After passing by Pluto, New Horizons will continue farther into the Kuiper belt for encounter with one more additional Kuiper belt objects of the order of 50-100 km (31-62 mi) in diameter. (

‘The most technically challenging and complex astronomy campaign’

NASA Picks Former Navy SEAL, Harvard Grad For Astronaut Training

US | Jonah Bennett
Vice President Pence delivers remarks during an event where NASA introduced 12 new astronaut candidates in Houston

‘There was a greater calling for me’

NASA Announces 2017 Astronaut Class From Record-Breaking Applicant Pool

US | Hollis Poch

‘You represent the pinnacle of American excellence’

NASA Is Sending A Lander To Search For Life On Jupiter's Icy Moon

Energy | Andrew Follett
Jupiter's moon Europa in front of the planet Jupiter (3d illustration, elements of this image are furnished by NASA) (Shutterstock/Dotted Yeti)

‘Immense amount of work’

Former Obama Official: Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats To Influence Policy

Energy | Chris White
President Barack Obama waves as he exits the White House before boarding Marine One on November 6, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

‘I’d say, misleading, sometimes just wrong’

Trump To Urine-Drinking Astronauts: 'Better You Than Me'

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
Brave astronaut at the spacewalk on the moon. This image elements furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/ Vadim Sadovski )
Yellow journalism

Turkey Postpones Trial Of NASA Scientist Arrested For Possessing A $1 Bill

US | Chuck Ross
Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wave national flags in Istanbul, Turkey, April 16, 2017. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

American citizen faces 15 years in prison

Trump's Mars Mission Needs Internationalism

Opinion | George Payne
Astronaut spaceman helmet planet Mars surface martian colony space landscape. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (

It does not make practical sense to pit one nation against another in a modern space race in these times.

President Trump Jokes About Sending Congress To Space

Politics | Katie Jerkovich
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. March 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Do you want to do it’

Fears Trump Would Gut Climate Agencies Turn Out To Be FAKE NEWS

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A protester carries a sign during the "People's Climate March" in the Manhattan borough of New York

Calm the high-pitched whining

Legos Are Rocketing Past The Patriarchy With 'Women of NASA' Set

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
A craftsman works in the hallway as construction continues in North America's first ever Lego Hotel being built at Legoland in Carlsbad, California January 17, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Everything is awesome, except for male privilege

Record-High Antarctic Temp Being Treated As The Herald Of Impending Doom

Energy | Michael Bastasch
File photo shows an Adelie penguin standing atop a block of melting ice near the French station at Dumont díUrville in East Antarctica

The media is freaking out

Trump Plans To Sign Two Bills On Women

US | Amber Randall
U.S. President Donald Trump is surrounded by business leaders as he signs an executive order on regulatory reform at his desk in the Oval Office at the White House, U.S. February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Young girls and women to be successful in STEM’

There's Still Less Warming Than Climate Models Predicted, Despite 2016's Record Warmth

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Tropical Storm Joaquin is seen approaching the Bahamas in this NOAA Goes-East satellite image

A strong El Nino boosted temps last year

Can Humans Genetically Modify Ourselves To Live On Mars?

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

Not that far off…

Rain and Wind Ruin Elon Musk's Plans To Return To Space

Energy | Andrew Follett
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks after unveiling the Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014. Space Exploration Technologies announced April 27, 2016, it will send uncrewed Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018, a first step in company founder Elon Musk's goal to fly people to another planet. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

Musk’s space company hasn’t been to space in 5 months

SpaceX And Boeing To Be NASA's 'Taxi Service' To Space Station

Energy | Andrew Follett
A depiction of the Space Shuttle docked at the International Space Station orbiting Earth. - Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

Bad news for Vladimir Putin…

NASA's $8.8 Billion Telescope May Already Be Broken

Energy | Andrew Follett
James Webb Space Telescope. This image elements furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski)

Only $7.2 billion over budget…