Geckos in Space! Lizards Are No Strangers to the Cosmos
Geckos were research stars in space long before the outpouring of media attention that focused on their mission last week. Before space agencies can begin complicated experiments, scientists need to determine how these tiny lizards adapt to life in space.
Pretty in Pink: New Moon Rock Reveals Rosy Secret
A mysterious new moon rock has revealed its secrets to scientists on Earth, who cooked up a copy of the unattainable pink crystals in a searing hot crucible.
Sky's Eerie X-Ray Glow Comes from 'Hot Bubble'
A mysterious glow that fills the sky and can be seen only with X-ray detectors has been explained. Much of the glow, discovered more than 50 years ago, is produced from hot gas lurking in a giant cavity of space some 300 light-years from the sun.