Japan’s SLIM moon lander has seemingly defied death — for a second time. After being powered down on Jan. 31 for what was assumed to be a mission-ending, two-week-long sleep in the freezing lunar night, the lander unexpectedly woke up ...

On Thursday (Feb. 22), a phone booth-sized spacecraft named Odysseus made history. Landing at the moon’s south pole at 6:23 p.m. ET, Odysseus — built by the Houston-based company Intuitive Machines — became the first U.S. lander to touch down ...

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has found a galaxy in the early universe that’s so massive, it shouldn’t exist, posing a “significant challenge” to the standard model of cosmology, according to the study authors. The galaxy, called ZF-UDS-7329, contains ...

Powerlifting is a strength sport made up of three lifts: the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Competitors are given three attempts to lift the heaviest weight for 1 repetition in each discipline, which contributes to the lifter’s total. In a ...

Ancient Egyptians are perhaps best known for the way they treated the dead — from constructing colossal pyramids to filling subterranean tombs with lavish treasures and artifacts. The Egyptians also famously mummified many of the recently deceased to preserve their ...

Strong pecs have both practical and aesthetic value, making them highly sought after. The question is, how do we get them? Many people believe that maximizing strength and muscle hypertrophy is best done through a serious commitment to the good ...

Voyager 1, one of NASA’s longest-lived space missions, is suffering a communication malfunction, and the mission team is growing concerned that the far-flung spacecraft may not recover. Engineers are currently working to fix a computer error that is preventing the ...

Who it is: Bruce McCandless II, a NASA astronaut, testing the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU) during space shuttle mission STS-41-B When it was taken: Feb. 7, 1984 Where it is: Low Earth orbit Why it’s so special: This week is ...

Researchers at the world’s biggest particle accelerator have put forward proposals to build a new, even larger atom smasher. The $17 billion Future Circular Collider (FCC) would be 57 miles (91 kilometers) long,  dwarfing its predecessor, the 16.5-mile-long (27 kilometers) ...

Eclipse chasing and stargazing are made for each other. A total solar eclipse — which will be visible in parts of North America on April 8 — can happen only during a new moon, when our natural satellite moves between ...