On December 21, Jupiter and Saturn will appear closer to each other than they have in nearly 400 years. This once in four lifetimes cosmic event will be visible to many--clear skies permitting--but Lowell Observatory has you covered either way.
NASA is planning to land the first woman and next man on the moon in 2024. Through a US government-funded human spaceflight program known as Artemis, there may be human footprints on the south pole region of the lunar surface in the very near future. From understanding the Artemis Program to the Gateway, let’s explore the lunar details.
If you're looking to get inspired by gift ideas, Best Friends Animal Society has some fun gifts for both people and animals this holiday season. The best part is, 100% of the proceeds from sales help to save the lives of homeless pets.
This is the first test launch from Branson’s Virgin Galactic company since February of 2019, and follows a string of delays, cancellations, and aborts. What’s going on?
The 2020 wildfire season in California has been the worst in state history. More than 4.1 million acres have burned, 9,400 homes and structures have been destroyed, and 33 lives have been lost. Discovery is taking viewers to front lines with CAL FIRE — premiering Sunday, Jan. 3 at 10p ET.
Scientists have studied this species-rich ecosystem for more than 100 years, so the discovery of a towering 1,600 foot coral reef is one of the great finds of the century.
COVID-19 vaccine administration is underway in the United States. Sandra Lindsay, an ICU Nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York, became the first American to get vaccinated in a non-trial setting.
The Geminids are one of the most spectacular annual meteor showers, with up to 120 meteors per hour visible during peak. You can see it on Sunday, December 13 through night all the way up until dawn on Monday.
On a typical muggy midwestern August evening in 1977, astronomers at the Ohio State University’s Big Ear radio telescope got a big surprise. It was a signal so loud that it could only be described with one word: “wow!”
An experimental rocket launched by SpaceX on Wednesday, December 9 exploded after launching 8 miles into the air. Elon Musk says that this test was still a success.
Jesse James pushes custom builds to the limit in MONSTER GARAGE, premiering January 4 on discovery+.
COVID-19 vaccine administration is underway in the United Kingdom. Margaret Keenan, 90, was given the first dose of the Pfizer and BioNTech mRNA vaccine outside of the global trials.
The Gold Rush favorite is striking out on his own in a new show coming to Discovery's new streaming service discovery+.
When photographing glaciers, the sense of time is on a different scale. Glaciers are a slow moving giant, carving mountains and valleys as it travels along and slowly melting into the landscape. I wonder to myself, can any photo ever really truly capture this?
Mars is the ultimate off-the-grid experience--far grittier, far harder, and far… redder than even the most remote locations on planet Earth. Let’s break down some of the challenges that people will have to face in order to survive and thrive on our neighbor in the solar system.