With heavy investments in research, U.S. universities are outpacing their international counterparts in receiving U.S. patents for new inventions.
NASA celebrates the 4th of July with new images of the double-star Eta Carinae erupting like a fireworks display 7,500 light years away.
Egyptian-American geologist Farouk El-Baz has had a diverse career, from serving as a science adviser to Anwar Sadat to training U.S. astronauts.
The U.S. scientific culture encourages new discoveries. It does it through collaboration, public funding, open science, peer review and outreach.
Cooperation between NASA and Japan's space agency aims to return humans to the moon in preparation to land on and explore Mars.
See a colorful image of the Southern Crab Nebula, about 7,000 light-years from Earth, transmitted by the Hubble Space Telescope.
An American scientist has traveled to Egypt and Kenya to champion science to women and girls and hosted female scientists from South Africa and Tunisia.
Thanks to the groundbreaking technology of the Event Horizon Telescope, the first-ever image of a supermassive black hole has been revealed to the world.
The world is getting to see a rare self-destructing asteroid thanks to the Hubble Space Telescope, a joint project of NASA and the European Space Agency.