March 12, 2002
Today The Red Planetis dry and barren, but what about tomorrow? New data suggest that the long story of Water on Marsisn't over yet.
Aug. 9, 2002
This fact-filled science fiction tale, based on Jack London's "To Build a Fire," describes an astronaut's urgent search for something to drink on Mars.
Aug. 13, 2002
Scattered around our planet are hundreds of creatures that have been to The Moonand back again. None of them are human. They outnumber active Astronauts3:1. And most are missing.
Dec. 4, 2002
Here's something to ponder over your next cup of joe: the Physicsof a humble bag of coffee grounds still holds surprises for scientists.
June 11, 2002
This week is a good time to spot two spaceships flying over your backyard: the International Space Stationand the Space ShuttleEndeavour.
March 29, 2002
Some bacteria riding on the Space Shuttleproduce more antibiotics than they do on Earth. Researchers aren't sure why ... but they aim to find out.
Nov. 20, 2002
Astronomers have spotted two supermassive Black Holesin the crowded center of a distant galaxy. And it's only a matter of time, they say, before the pair collide.