Today is Wednesday, Feb. 15, the 46th day of 2006 with 319 to follow.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 15, the 46th day of 2005 with 319 to follow.
A U.S. scientist has calculated that the hottest place in the solar system outside of the sun is Jupiter's moon Io.
The year 2004, for all its turmoil involving the Middle East and the domestic presidential election campaign, also may go down in history as the beginning of the second Space Age.
NASA's new strategy for sending humans back to the moon or onward to Mars includes employing a race of advanced robots -- some of which will be tested within five years -- on interplanetary jaunts to the farthest locations in the solar system.
The British social historian James Burke is fond of saying any time humanity's view of reality is changed by new knowledge, reality itself is changed. That is exactly what has happened with the discovery by the Mars rover Opportunity that the red planet o
Today is Sunday, Feb. 15, the 46th day of 2004 with 320 to follow.
NASA's Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft currently orbiting the red planet has taken a unique photo of Earth, the first ever from a another planet.
Today is Saturday, Feb. 15, the 46th day of 2003 with 319 to follow.
On Tuesday night, just before the release of the new movie, the real "Lord of the Rings" will give Earth-based observers a spectacular view of its crowning glory.