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30 Years Ago: Voyager 2’s Historic Neptune Flyby

Thirty years ago, on Aug. 25, 1989, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft made a close flyby of Neptune, giving humanity its first close-up of our...

NASA-JPL Names ‘Rolling Stones Rock’ on Mars

For decades, the music of The Rolling Stones has had a global reach here on Earth. Now, the band’s influence extends all the way...

Microfluidic devices made of wood

To analyze tiny amounts of liquids, scientists often use devices called microfluidic chips, which are small pieces of plastic that are etched or molded...

Meeting online has become the most popular way U.S. couples meet

Matchmaking is now done primarily by algorithms, according to new research from Stanford sociologist Michael Rosenfeld. His new study shows that most heterosexual couples...

The Universe may Contain many Planets even More Suited to Life than Earth, Study...

So far, the search for extra-terrestrial life has been a dismal endeavour, with countless promising worlds turning out to be home to nothing more...