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Gas Giants May Have Rain Made Of WHAT!?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 10.11.2013 | Science

Forget cats and dogs. On Jupiter and Saturn, it may rain diamonds. Two planetary scientists suggested the shiny idea this week at the annual meetin...

Spacecraft Suffers Glitch On Way To Distant Planet

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 10.10.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA's Jupiter-bound spacecraft hit a snag Wednesday soon after it used Earth as a gravity slingshot to hurtle tow...

Finding Movie Inspiration in NASA's Real Science: The Case Study of Europa Report

Govindini Murty | Posted 11.21.2013 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

Hollywood is in the midst of a science-fiction boom, yet few of its sci-fi movies are based on real science. That's a shame, because the scientific discoveries emerging from NASA these days are as exciting as any Hollywood blockbuster.

Clint Eastwood Once Asked: "Do You Feel Lucky Punk?"

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 11.11.2013 | Business
Larry Schwimmer

The following post is the second excerpt from What the Hell Is Going On in My Life? - Using Your Birthdate to Find Answers About Relationships, Career...

Space Agency Mulls Mission To Faraway Moon | Mike Wall | Posted 08.11.2013 | Science

The top priority of a robotic lander mission to Jupiter's potentially life-supporting moon Europa should be investigating the composition and chemist...

Cosmic 'Graveyard' Discovered By South American Astronomers

| Sid Perkins | Posted 08.05.2013 | Science

The asteroid belt has long been thought a dull place. But in recent years, astronomers have spotted objects that occasionally spew small amounts of wa...

Europa Gets the Movie Treatment: Here's Why Jupiter's Ice Moon Is So Cool

Lauren Lyons | Posted 10.02.2013 | Technology
Lauren Lyons

Europa is so fascinating that when the National Academy of Sciences created their most recent Decadal Survey, it placed a mission to Europa near the very top, only behind Mars. Why all the fuss?

What the Hell is Going On in...My Sex Life?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

• "Will I ever find a deep sexual connection with a soul mate?" • "I married young and didn't enjoy sex with my spouse. Now that I'm single again,...

ET-Hunting Mini-Sub May Probe Nearby Moon

Astrobiology Magazine | Jeremy Hsu | Posted 06.15.2013 | Science

One of the first visitors to Jupiter's icy moon of Europa could be a tiny submarine barely larger than two soda cans. The small craft might help stri...

An Astrological Perspective: What the Hell Is Going On in Your Career?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

Of course, if you aren't clear about your ambitions and what you want to achieve in your career this may be a lengthy period in your life when you'll change jobs often on your path to discovering the work you'll ultimately do.

What the Hell Is Going On in My Life... in My Relationships?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

You can find the answer to each of these questions by knowing which planet is transiting through your seventh house of marriage and partnerships. A "lucky" transit may bring a marriage partner into your life. Another transit may bring excitement into your current relationship.

Simulation Paints New Picture Of Mars, Jupiter Births

Posted 05.01.2013 | Science

By: Elizabeth Howell Published: 05/01/2013 07:06 AM EDT on The violent space rock collisions that gave birth to Mars appear to be surpri...

Icy Moon Has Raw Materials For Life, Scientists Say

Posted 04.08.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 04/08/2013 08:52 AM EDT on A potential energy source for life appears to be common on Jupiter's icy moon Euro...

Volcanoes On Mysterious Moon Stump Scientists

Posted 04.07.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 04/05/2013 04:19 PM EDT on The hundreds of volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io aren't where they're supposed to be, ...

Strange Icy Spikes May Cover Jupiter's Moon

Posted 03.29.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 03/28/2013 02:18 PM EDT on THE WOODLANDS, Texas — The equator of Jupiter's icy moon Europa may be covered ...

Unforgettable Shoemaker-Levy 9

Mark Boslough | Posted 03.25.2013 | Science
Mark Boslough

Twenty years ago, a cosmic oddball was photographed by a team of three scientists. The dry language of the announcement in the International Astronomi...

Old Space Probe Sheds New Light On 'Hot Spot' Mystery

Posted 03.20.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon Published: 03/19/2013 02:21 PM EDT on Though Jupiter is shrouded in swirling clouds, its atmosphere has some mysterious...

Poem: Europa

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Image courtesy of Nicole Dextras Europa Even while surrounded by ice, there is buried water not frozen, never freezing. Floating in the dark brine...

TOMORROW: How To See Spectacular Pairing

Posted 01.20.2013 | Science

By: Joe Rao Published: 01/20/2013 09:22 AM EST on Stargazers looking up as darkness falls on Monday (Jan. 21) will notice an eye catchin...

WATCH: Moon 'Eats' Jupiter

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.31.2012 | Science

This Christmas, the moon ate Jupiter. At least that's how it appeared to skywatchers in certain parts of the Southern Hemisphere during a Dec. 25 ...

When Will All The Madness End?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Larry Schwimmer

If you look to the astrology in the sky you know we live in very troubled times. The astrological aspects occurring now may explain it all, even though understanding them offers little relief or comfort, especially after last week's killing spree in Connecticut.

Space Agency Eyes 'Clipper' Mission To Distant Moon

Posted 12.14.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 12/13/2012 05:28 PM EST on SAN FRANCISCO — Though NASA is devoting many of its exploration resources to Mar...

PHOTOS: South Florida's Hidden, Unspoiled Beaches

Visit Florida | Posted 12.28.2012 | Travel
Visit Florida

The Hobe Sound beach extends north more than two miles to where the equally pristine St. Lucie Preserve beach begins.

LOOK: New NASA Photos Reveal Dramatic Changes On Jupiter

Posted 10.18.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 10/18/2012 07:50 AM EDT on Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, has made some dramatic trans...

Reading the History of the Universe

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 11.25.2012 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

When I got an email saying that Dr. Charles Elachi would be speaking at MIT on September 17th, I knew I didn't want to miss it.