Gene Roddenberry's "Earth: Final Conflict"
A total of 715 new planets were recently found...Business Insider
A dirty-looking, commercially worthless brown diamond found in Brazil is yielding priceless information about the composition of a layer deep inside our planet. The discovery of the water-rich mineral indicates that mammoth amounts of water are trapped in a zone 410 to 660 kilometers (255 to 410…Reuters
Once upon a time, people on Earth had to wait around for astronaut photos because developing and sending film from space is not exactly easy. These days, however, Earthlings are lucky enough to get pictures directly from the International Space Station. Astronauts send images of the view beneath…SPACE.com
If scientists do find life on Mars, it may be possible to beam Martian DNA back to Earth, according to a new idea growing in popularity. If Martian bugs are found, the idea of "faxing" life from Mars is an enticing prospect, spurred on by scientist, Craig Venter, famous for his early sequencing of…SPACE.com
Is the atmosphere thick, or dissipating into space? As planets transit across the face of their stars, it's possible for astronomers to figure out what chemicals are contained in the planet atmospheres, and to make predictions. Francois Forget, a senior research scientist with the Meteorological…SPACE.com
A very, very (very) small sample from John Glenn's 1962 Mercury capsule "Friendship 7" is set to launch to the International Space Station as part of an experiment organized by professional cheerleaders. The microbial spacecraft sample— literally, the bacteria Pantoea eucrina — is among 48 microbes…SPACE.com