Sept. 1, 1999
El Nino gets blamed -- rightly or wrongly -- for everything strange in the weather. One NASA scientist has found a relationship: El Nino apparently is related to a reduction in Atlantic hurricane severity.
March 8, 1999
Principal areas of research include protein crystal growth and cell science in microgravity.
Sept. 30, 1999
Sulfur from fiery volcanoes on Io may be responsible for a battery acid chemical on Europa with implications for astrobiology.
May 25, 1999
Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope today announced that they have completed measurements needed to determine the age, size and fate of the Universe.
March 22, 1999
The Universal Multi-Zone Crystallizator is a precision furnace from Hungary which may finally get a chance to fly due to collaboration between scientists at NASA and Hungarian Universities.
June 14, 1999
The Moonwill skim by Venus for a dazzling sky show on June 16th.
July 8, 1999
NASA Scientists announced today the results of dual-observations from the SOHO and Spartan satellites, describing how the solar wind achieves its high-speed of up to 500 miles per second - by "surfing" magnetic waves in the Sun's outer atmosphere.
April 14, 1999
On April 11, NASA scientists successfully launched a weather balloon designed to capture meteoroids in the stratosphere. Video highlights from the flight include the sunset as seen from 80,000 ft. and eerie gurgling sounds caused by high altitude winds.
Jan. 15, 1999
Discovery of a new supernova and a gamma-ray burst at the same time and apparent location are not related, says astrophysicist.
May 21, 1999
The story of Giordano Bruno, a man who lived 400 years ago, who believed in other stars, other planets, other life on those planets, and who died for his heresy.