Latest from Sarah Kaplan

She had a scientist's gift for noticing, for observing nature closely enough to charge everyday instants with meaning.

  • Jan 18, 2019

The partial government shutdown has stalled an emergency update to the World Magnetic Model, an important tool for navigation.

  • Jan 17, 2019

Months after a dazzling supernova was spotted in the sky above Hawaii, scientists are puzzling over what caused it.

  • Jan 11, 2019

A hardware problem has hobbled ultraviolet and optical observations from one of telescope's celebrated cameras.

  • Jan 9, 2019

A new instrument detected more than a dozen fast radio bursts — powerful flashes of radio energy that appear all over the sky.

  • Jan 9, 2019

Scientists are smarting from the loss of data, research opportunities and paychecks.

  • Jan 9, 2019

How a giant of the solar system helped humanity find our place in the cosmos.

  • Jan 8, 2019

The mission will explore a massive crater at the lunar south pole.

  • Jan 3, 2019

Ultima Thule, made of two icy space rocks smashed together, resembles a reddish snowman.

  • Jan 2, 2019

Lying is in the news after testimony from President Trump's longtime lawyer.

  • Aug 24, 2018
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