So-called super-Earth planets may have a magnetic shield that could protect any life present from harmful radiation, say researchers.
There's enough power available in winds to meet the whole of the world's energy demand, says a Carnegie Institution for Science report.
A new form of very hard carbon clusters with a rather unusual structure is so hard it dented the diamond anvil used in its creation.
Carnegie Institution for Science scientists believe they've identified a type 1a supernova in the making.
New, NASA-funded research indicates that very large molecules containing carbon - a key ingredient for the building blocks of life - have originated on Mars.