Articles by

Adam Mann

NASA’s budget woes put ambitious space research at risk

Dreams of exploring the cosmos have crashed up against the harsh reality of budget cuts in the...

Scientists are getting closer to understanding the sun’s ‘campfire’ flares

DALLAS — Scientists are starting to figure out what causes tiny eruptions on the sun called...

Pluto’s heart-shaped basin might not hide an ocean after all

Rather than a vast ocean, Pluto’s heart might be hiding a huge, heavy treasure. Computer simulations suggest...

​​During the awe of totality, scientists studied our planet’s reactions

WILLS POINT, Texas — Splish-splash. The moment the sun went behind the moon, the snapping turtles all...

A new image reveals magnetic fields around our galaxy’s central black hole

Astronomers have gotten their best view yet of the magnetic fields around the gargantuan black hole...

A teeny device can measure subtle shifts in Earth’s gravitational field

There’s a new entrant in the competition to develop ever-tinier instruments that can detect changes in our...

Did the James Webb telescope ‘break the universe’? Maybe not

Reports that NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope broke the universe may have been exaggerated. In its first...

Odysseus’ historic moon mission comes to an end, for now

Odysseus has exceeded engineers’ expectations during its odyssey on the moon. NASA confirmed that the spindly solar-powered...