Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, who died April 28, made history during the 1969 moon landing. Learn about his public service legacy.
The State Department is supporting a program that will bring together students in the U.S. and Middle East to create video games that address social issues.
NASA is using a small helicopter to explore Mars. Learn more about the Burmese American woman who helped make Ingenuity's historic flight possible.
Naming contests for NASA’s Mars rovers tap into youthful creativity and boost students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math.
African American women have invented modern conveniences and deepened our understanding of our world. Learn about the contributions of several Black women.
The U.S. Consulate General in Chennai partnered with the Smithsonian Institution and Care Earth Trust to educate the public on sustainable water management.
U.S. scientists have determined that a critically endangered whale is actually a new species. Learn more about the discovery of Rice's whale.
With scientific sensors from France, Spain, Italy and Norway, NASA's Perseverance rover is exploring Mars and unlocking the secrets of the red planet.
Katalin Karikó's research, once ignored by other scientists, led to mRNA technologies that enabled COVID-19 vaccines and will likely yield more therapies.