NASA, the agency best known for exploring space, is trying to answer some urgent questions about air pollution right here on Earth.For much of July, the agency flew research planes between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore as part of a mission known as DISCOVER-AQ.
The successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is facing cost overruns and years of delay before it launches, but that hasn't dampened the enthusiasm of scientists who are meeting in Baltimore this week to talk about the amazing research they want to do with the James Webb Space Telescope."
Disappointment today at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium, as the museum was snubbed in its bid to host one of the retiring space shuttles.The Adler piped the NASA announcement live into its 3-D Universe Theater.
Chicago's Adler Planetarium will not be home to a space shuttle, but will get a shuttle flight simulator as consolation prize.New York City will be the new home of space shuttle Enterprise, the prototype shuttle used for test flights more than three decades ago. Sens.
More than 20 museums across America are competing to house one of two retired shuttles from NASA’s fleet. Discovery is thought to be heading to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
Astronomers have spotted a six-planet solar system orbiting a star similar to the Sun. It’s part of a huge crop of new planets discovered by a team that includes a Chicago-area scientist.Most planets previously discovered outside our own solar system have been loners.