Two Telescopes Combine to Probe Young 'Family' of Stars

A spectacular new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope uncovers a small group of young stellar "siblings" in the southern portion of the Serpens cloud – located approximately 848 light-years away from Earth. Scientists ...

ISS crew prepares for arrival of visitors

The International Space Station crew was busy Wednesday preparing for the arrival this week of space shuttle Endeavour and its STS-118 crew.

Chemists using light-activated molecules to kill cancer cells

A key challenge facing doctors as they treat patients suffering from cancer or other diseases resulting from genetic mutations is that the drugs at their disposal often don’t discriminate between healthy cells and dangerous ...

NASA seeks space, launch logistics help

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is soliciting ideas to help shape its logistics services for the International Space Station.

Indo-Pacific coral reefs disappearing more rapidly than expected

Corals in the central and western Pacific ocean are dying faster than previously thought, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers have found. Nearly 600 square miles of reef have disappeared per year since ...

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