Graphic showing the amount of subsidence occurring in the San Joaquin Valley. (Credit: NASA)

NASA Report: Central Valley Land Sinking Faster During Drought

Vast areas of California’s Central Valley are sinking faster than in the past as massive amounts of groundwater are pumped during the historic drought, NASA said in new research released Wednesday.


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Perseid Meteor Shower Likely To Be Best In Years

NASA meteor experts said that because the moon is almost new there shouldn’t be moonlight to mess with the view.


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Scientist: Lasers Could Propel Tiny Spaceships To The Stars

Tiny spacecraft could be sent to distant stars by “sailing” on a beam of light emitted by a powerful, Earth-orbiting laser.


Earth (left) and its "cousin" Kepler-452b. (Credit: NASA)

Scientists Find Closest Thing Yet To Earth-Sun Twin System

Scientists have identified the best bet yet for an Earth-like planet that might harbor life.


Closeup shot of Pluto, revealing its icy mountains. (Credit: NASA)

‘Something Wonderful’: 1st Close-Up Pictures Of Pluto

Scientists have released the first up-close images ever of Pluto and its big moon Charon. And they say they’re amazed.



After 9.5 Years In Flight NASA Spacecraft Reaches Pluto

We’ve made it to Pluto by NASA’s calculations, the last stop on a planetary tour of the solar system a half-century in the making.


Pluto, as it looked on Sunday with New Horizons still over 1 million miles away. (Credit: New Horizons/NASA)

It’s Showtime For Pluto; Prepare To Be Amazed By NASA Flyby

Pluto, reveal thyself, and Earthlings, enjoy the show.


Gum 29, a cluster of stars about 20,000 light-years away from Earth. (Credit: NASA)

NASA Releases Picture Of Starry Fireworks For Hubble’s 25th

What better way to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope’s quarter-century in orbit than with cosmic fireworks?


Space X's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from space launch complex 40 on April 14, 2015 at Cape Canaveral, Florida with a Dragon CRS6 spacecraft.   The  Dragon spacecraft is loaded with  4,300 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station (ISS). (Credit: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

SpaceX Arrives At International Space Station, Delivers Espresso Maker

The SpaceX supply ship arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, delivering the world’s first espresso machine designed exclusively for astronauts.


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NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025

During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.


An artist concept of Jupiter and its moon Ganymede. (Credit: NASA/ESA)

NASA: We’ll Find ‘Definitive Evidence’ Of Alien Life In Next 20 To 30 Years

We’re closer than ever to finding out whether we’re alone in the universe or not, NASA’s top scientist said Tuesday.


2016 President Campaign Hopeful Ted Cruz (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him ‘Unfit’ For Presidency

It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.