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.
1.18.2021 11:00 AM
King's allusions to space travel expose a lasting inequality
Martin Luther King Jr. often reflected on our place in the universe, highlighting the need for equality among humans if we are to venture into the cosmos.
1.14.2021 10:05 PM
NASA data reveals the truth about Covid-19's effect on climate change
"This is the warmest decade in the historical record without any question whatsoever."
1.13.2021 8:03 PM
Scientists discover the oldest supermassive black hole, and it's too big
Scientists can't explain how the black hole reached this size.
1.13.2021 5:18 PM
Scientists detect ancient cosmic 'background noise' hidden in old data
These faint ripples in space-time are billions of years old.
1.12.2021 7:41 PM
Solar wind study explains why the northern lights are so spectacular
This may also explain why there are more blackouts in the Northern Hemisphere.
1.12.2021 3:17 PM
NASA is doubling down on its efforts to find alien life at Jupiter’s moons
Mission not accomplished.
1.11.2021 7:36 PM
New images reveal a neon-green zombie star under new light
Two dead stars came together to form this strange stellar being.
Pour one out
1.11.2021 4:00 PM
Astronomers finally get a glimpse at a galaxy on the verge of death
ID2299 is bleeding out gas.
1.8.2021 12:00 PM
Before NASA's biggest mission in decades, a critical update
Ahead of its upcoming Artemis mission, NASA is upgrading its navigation system so it can reach the Moon.
as the world turns
1.7.2021 7:56 PM
No, the Earth is not going to keep spinning faster, and here's why
Unlike most things in the year 2020, the planet's rotation was relatively stable.
Lucy in the sky
1.7.2021 1:22 PM
NASA is sending ‘Lucy’ to a mysterious celestial location
The first mission of its kind will explore the origins of the Solar System.
off the richter
1.6.2021 1:00 AM
NASA: Scientists may have unraveled the mystery behind sunquakes
Scientists are one step closer to figuring out the source of Sunquakes, and the answer may be lurking beneath the surface.
1.5.2021 8:19 PM
The heartbreaking human story behind NASA’s Cygnus ISS mission
Cygnus honors the legacy of an inspiring astronaut.
1.5.2021 3:00 PM
6 essential facts about Perseverance's trailblazing Mars mission
It's been a long journey for this robotic astrobiologist.
Walkin' on the sun
12.31.2020 5:56 PM
Two new NASA missions will help protect Earth from the Sun's raging outbursts
There's the Extreme Ultraviolet High-Throughput Spectroscopic Telescope Epsilon Mission, or EUVST, and the Electrojet Zeeman Imaging Explorer, or EZIE.
12.30.2020 6:51 PM
The Quadrantids meteor shower: You must see the shining beauty this weekend
Starting the new year with cosmic fire streaks.
12.30.2020 12:30 PM
These celestial objects may be responsible for life in the universe
We really are all made of star stuff.
12.29.2020 9:14 PM
Full cold moon: When you can see the final full moon of 2020
The 'Cold Full Moon' will be the last of the decade.
12.29.2020 8:00 PM
Japan release stunning first images of asteroid Ryugu samples
Wait, is that
A magnetar is born
12.29.2020 8:00 PM
Scientists captured the birth of a magnetar for the first time
This is the result of a giant collision between two neutron stars.
Mind and Body
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