Our eyes have in-built night vision mode, say scientists who found that to see under starlight and moonlight, the retina changes both the software and hardware of its light-sensing cells.
NASA launched a Delta II rocket into space carrying the ICESat-2 for a $1 billion mission to measure the thickness of Earth’s polar ice sheets.
Researchers have used semi-artificial photosynthesis to explore new ways to produce and store solar energy.
“Planet Nine,” the mythical hidden planet that may or may not be lurking in the very distant reaches of our Solar System, continues to avoid detection by astronomers.
New Zealand tertiary students will be offered the chance to participate in NASA’s International Internships Programme, under an agreement between the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment and NASA.
NASA is launching a laser-armed satellite next month that will measure changes in the heights of Earth’s polar ice to understand what is causing ice sheets to melt fast