Margot Lee Shetterly discovered an important part of American space race history in her own childhood neighborhood.
What exactly is "the Anthropology of Outer Space," and how does it help science students gain valuable perspective about their work?
As part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the APOGEE project is giving us a clearer view of our dusty galaxy.
The prospect of asteroids smashing into Earth might seem highly unlikely, but for astronomers like UVA research scientist Greg Black, it’s a scenario to be taken seriously. A large asteroid could cause catastrophic damage; asteroids have hit the planet many times in the past and may have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs.