Passant Rabie is an award-winning journalist from Cairo, Egypt, who recently relocated to New York to pursue a specialization in science journalism. Aside from stars and galaxies, she also likes trees, cats, and bicycles.
2 hours ago
NASA Artemis timeline: Launch dates, mission goals, for America's Moon-bound flyer
These are the crucial hurdles NASA needs to clear in order to send humans back to the Moon in 2024.
5 hours ago
On the far side of the Moon, China's lunar lander makes a game-changing discovery
"It’s a completely different world."
7 hours ago
Is Betelgeuse going to explode? Star's brightening tells a different story
"Although the present dimming cycle seems over, it will be very important to see what happens next."
Houston, we've had a problem...
2.25.2020 7:24 PM
Breathtaking video lets you see the far side of the Moon like the Apollo 13 astronauts
This is what the astronauts saw on their perilous journey home.
2.25.2020 5:39 PM
Why do we have leap years? Illuminating video exposes truth about Earth's wonky orbit
If we did not have leap years, it would "ruin our lives."
2.24.2020 5:36 PM
NASA's Mars InSight: 10 incredible findings from its first 10 months
Initial data paint a picture of a turbulent planet marked by unexpected seismic activity and weather.
2.20.2020 10:13 PM
Scientists reveal 3 steps to defend Earth from catastrophic asteroid impacts
It is time to get serious about our plans to save the world.
Better late than never
2.19.2020 9:57 PM
NASA's Juno corrects a 25-year-old misconception about Jupiter
The gas giant's atmosphere contains
more water than scientists previously thought.
2.19.2020 3:17 AM
Betelgeuse: All the supernova questions and answers -- from astronomers
“I think about Betelgeuse all the time.”
RAY OF LIGHT
2.14.2020 7:43 PM
The ‘Pale Blue Dot’: On its 30th anniversary, why it's important to stare back at ourselves
This iconic image will still give you chills — 30 years later.
2.14.2020 6:09 PM
NASA eyes trips to Venus, Io, and Triton: From hellish to tame
The proposed missions will unlock mysteries of the Solar System.
2.13.2020 10:19 PM
Deformed object in the Kuiper Belt defies planetary formation theory
Arrokoth is weird — it is also proving revelatory.
One small step
2.13.2020 5:42 PM
Countdown to Mars 2020: NASA rover makes final journey before July launch
NASA's Mars 2020 rover is getting ever closer to its goal: Discovering evidence of life on the Red Planet.
2.12.2020 9:28 PM
Human missions to Mars will use lasers to communicate with Earth — NASA
The new technology is a much needed upgrade for deep-space communication.
2.12.2020 7:55 PM
NASA reveals the 2 things you need to qualify for a trip to the Moon
The space agency is recruiting astronauts for the Artemis missions. Do you have what it takes?
2.11.2020 10:12 PM
In 2021, NASA's flying telescope SOFIA might lose its wings
After 10 years of observing the Solar System, this aircraft-borne observatory may be grounded for good.
Mind the gap
2.11.2020 6:53 PM
Time-lapse video captures massive iceberg breaking off glacier in Antarctica
The video provides a startling visualization of the effects of rising sea temperatures — and what happens when an iceberg shatters.
2.10.2020 9:16 PM
NASA set for $25 billion budget boost, bringing manned Moon and Mars missions closer
“We soon will launch American astronauts on American rockets from American soil for the first time in nearly a decade."
2.10.2020 5:40 PM
NASA/ESA video shows explosive Solar Orbiter launch, starting its journey to the Sun
It was a fittingly spectacular send-off.
Light it up
2.7.2020 8:55 PM
NASA Solar Orbiter: 10 science instruments to transform our understanding of the Sun
breaks down the tools aboard NASA's Solar Orbiter and what they will tell us about the Sun.
Mind and Body
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