Researchers from Northeastern University are among the many scientists helping NASA use the weightlessness of space to design stronger materials here on Earth.
NASA and a Texas company are exploring the possibility of using a "3D printer" on deep space missions in a way where the "D" would stand for dining.
Studying complex systems like ecosystems can get messy, especially when trying to predict how they interact with other big unknowns like climate change.
Scientists have put to bed a theory about space brains, which will be a great relief to those who have trouble sleeping over such matters.
A European Space Agency (ESA) business incubation start-up company is helping major car manufacturers to develop electric vehicle concepts and improve safety systems by turning ideas quickly into virtual prototypes.
A few years ago, researchers revealed that the universe is expanding at a much faster rate than originally believed — a discovery that earned a Nobel Prize in 2011.
SpaceX managed to successfully launch its third flight to the International Space Station (ISS) this morning despite an issue with the Dragon spacecraft's thruster pods.
Most people would probably expect to find millions of dollars worth of cutting-edge equipment at a NASA research facility. And they would be right, of course, but there may also be some surprises waiting for the unsuspecting visitor.
Iran's successfully given a live monkey a round trip into space, the country's Al-Alam television channel reports.
A few years ago, if a company had stepped up and said it planned to send unmanned spacecraft to explore the possibility of mining asteroids in near earth orbit, quite a number of us probably would have politely chuckled.
If you're a fan of astronomy or simply enjoy looking up at the nighttime sky, you probably are already familiar with a number of space-related apps for smartphones, such as Google's Sky Map.
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner says he's all set for his record-breaking attempt to jump from the edge of space next Monday.
SPACE has released a trailer for its upcoming dinosaur hunter spin-off.
The British government is reportedly looking for ways to offset the cost of cleaning up nuclear waste by finding commercial uses for what may be the world's largest stockpile of civil plutonium.
Nervous flyers may not wish to read any further - but if you ever planned to see the world, this is the time to do it.
NASA's Curiosity rover is scheduled to land on the surface of Mars at 1:31 AM EDT on August 6.
Living in space can extend an organism's lifespan - if that organism's a microscopic worm, at least.
When I was little, once a summer my family would travel to the big science museum in Boston, Mass.
Beijing has reiterated its long-standing offer to cooperate with the United States in space.
Solar power collected in space could ultimately be tapped to provide the renewable energy of the future.