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Preparing the Perseverance Mars Rover to Collect Samples on the Red Planet

The samples Apollo 11 brought back to Earth from the Moon were humanity's first from another celestial body. The upcoming Perseverance rover mission will...

Scientists carry out first space-based measurement of neutron lifetime

Scientists have found a way of measuring neutron lifetime from space for the first time -- a discovery that could teach us more about...

Elite gamers share mental toughness with top athletes, study finds

In one of the first studies to investigate mental toughness and stress and coping in high performing esports athletes, researchers have found similarities to...

Chemist Audrey Miyamoto Prepares Apollo 11 Sample for Analysis

Chemist Audrey Miyamoto preparing an Apollo lunar sample to analyze for amino acids at NASA’s Ames Research Center.

Slow down: Reduced speed limits save lives in busy cities

Traffic accidents are the leading cause of non-natural deaths worldwide. Lower speed limits may help prevent accidents. But speed-reduction policies can be controversial and...

Grillin’ it: Barbecue trends and family recipes

This Fourth of July, the fairground fireworks and pool parties may be put on hold. But there’s one thing we don’t have to cancel:...

Providing Google.org support to LGBTQ+ organizations worldwide

LGBTQ+ organizations around the world extend critical services to their communities every day. I’ve seen this firsthand in my work on the Google.org team,...

Why keeping spam out of Search is so important

When you come to Search with a query in mind, you trust that Google will find a number of relevant and helpful pages to...

Honoring Pride, in solidarity

In August 1966, trans women, drag queens, and other members of the LGBTQ+ community fought for their rights and fair treatment outside Compton’s Cafeteria...

SpaceX Demo-2 Rollout

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard is seen as it is rolled out of the horizontal integration facility...

Seven Years After Landing, Curiosity Rover is Still Rock N’ Rolling

Our Curiosity rover has come a long way since touching down on Mars seven years ago. It has traveled a total of 13 miles...