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Scientists Grow Food Using Soil from Moon

Food has been grown in soil collected from the Moon for the first time, paving the way for human colonization of the solar system. Scientists from the University of Florida have cultivated cress in dirt, or regolith, that had been...

Asteroid Psyche Has Enough Gold to Make Us All Billionaires

NASA is on a mission to explore a Greek-named asteroid called 16 Psyche that boasts enough gold to make every person on Earth a billionaire.

The Story of Greek Spy Doundoulakis who Helped Defeat the Nazis

The story of Helias Doundoulakis is like a good war movie: The story of the Greek spy who helped Greece and the U.S. beat the Nazis

What a Black Hole Sounds Like? NASA Gives the Answer

NASA has released an audio of the sound emitted from a black hole at the center of the Perseus galaxy cluster more than 200 million light-years away from Earth. Perseus is known to be an 11 million-light-year-wide bundle of hundreds...

NASA Confirms Largest Comet Ever Seen

On Wednesday, NASA announced its Hubble Space Telescope has spotted the largest icy comet nucleus ever seen by astronomers. The estimated diameter is approximately 80 miles across, and its nucleus is about 50 times larger than that found at the...

The Greek NASA Scientist Who Helped Save the Apollo 13 Crew

Kontaratos was one of the unsung heroes of NASA, as he was the engineer responsible for helping save the crew of the Apollo 13 mission

NASA’s Hubble Spots Farthest Star Ever Seen

NASA said on Wednesday that its Hubble Space Telescope detected the farthest individual star ever seen to date that existed within the first billion years after the universe’s birth in the big bang. The American space agency said that the...

NASA Astronaut Returns to Earth After Record-Breaking Stay in Space

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei returned to Earth on Wednesday after a record-breaking 355-day stay at the International Space Station (ISS). His stay at the ISS marks the longest time an astronaut from the US has remained in space. Vande Hei,...

The Ancient Greek Stars Lighting Up Our Night Skies

Since the beginning of time, people have turned their eyes to the sky and discerned the shapes of animals and objects in the stars.

NASA Confirms 5,000 Exoplanets: “Some Kind of Life Exists Somewhere”

NASA announced on Monday that it has added the 5,000th alien world to its Exoplanet Archive marking a big milestone for planetary science. "The 5,000-plus planets found so far include small, rocky worlds like Earth, gas giants many times larger...