The Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft passed an important milestone back in March: It made its 100th close pass by Titan, the planet’s largest moon. Stardate has the details on how this was achieved.
There’s no doubt that Mars was once much warmer and wetter than it is today — a fairly comfortable home for life. Stardate looks at the evidence of life in a rock on the red planet.
The Beehive, M44, is one of the brightest star clusters in the sky with about 1,000 stars, but this StarDate segment explains that it’s evaporating before our eyes.
Livermore, one of six cities an element is named after, will celebrate the first anniversary of Livermorium Day on May 30.
The hours between midnight and dawn tonight offer skywatchers both promise and potential. StarDate promises a beautiful encounter between the moon and the “morning star”.
High-fidelity simulation models displayed at NASA Ames show a temperature map of the Untied States in the year 2100.
Stanford researchers report they are a step closer to helping men overcome the most common factor of male infertility, at the same time potentially eliminating the need for a live male to reproduce.
With a network of sensors spread across the UC Berkeley campus, scientists are hoping to get a clear picture — and sounds — of the Hayward Fault’s next big move.
As twilight fades away this evening, their skies will be speckled with an amazing richness of twinkling stars. Your StarDate for April 18th is here.
Girls explore the outdoors, program robots they built, and analyze fat in French fries. It’s a tiny taste of Tech Trek – a week-long summer camp for under-served eighth grade girls, founded by Marie Wolbach of Palo Alto.