Latest from Sarah Kaplan

Inside the fierce debate over the fate of NASA’s new rover — and a chance to make history.

  • Nov 16, 2018

“I’m just really proud of our species,” metrologist Jon Pratt said.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Astronomers have discovered signs of a frozen exoplanet orbiting the closest single star to our solar system.

  • Nov 14, 2018

It took only days for the blaze to become the most destructive in California history

  • Nov 12, 2018

A 40,000-year-old cave painting gives researchers a point in time when our ancestors started to make figurative art.

  • Nov 8, 2018

This year, scientists, doctors and engineers ran for office like never before. Here's how they did.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Vote like the interstellar comet is not an alien spacecraft sent to save us from ourselves (because it isn't).

  • Nov 6, 2018

The Kepler Space Telescope, NASA's powerhouse planet hunter, is out of fuel at age 9.

  • Oct 31, 2018

A prehistoric site in Texas has yielded two new kinds of projectile point -- the power tools of the Pleistocene.

  • Oct 24, 2018

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

  • Aug 24, 2018
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