Ashley Yeager

All Stories by Ashley Yeager

  1. Planets

    Picture This: Falling to a comet

    After a more than decade-long ride, a robotic lander has left its spacecraft and floated down onto the surface of a comet. From there it should begin scouting for hints at how our solar system formed.

  2. Fossils

    Lobster’s ancient ‘cousin’ was gentle giant

    Some 500 million years ago, this top predator would have likely netted its meals with long bristly limbs.

  3. Brain

    Video games can help some people read

    People with dyslexia seem to get a boost from screen time.

  4. Animals

    Watch out for tree-climbing crocs

    What’s that up in the tree? If you live in the right part of the world, it could be a hungry croc.

  5. Planets

    Dwarf planet has water

    This asteroid is spewing water vapor, a new study reports.

  6. Space

    The Milky Way’s ‘flag’ action

    Our galaxy flutters, but astronomers are perplexed as to why.

  7. Space

    Oldest, most distant galaxy found

    Galaxy's light comes from a time shortly after the Big Bang.

  8. Space

    Pretty baby