Dec. 30, 2003
On January 3, 2004, NASA's Mars rover Spirit is scheduled to land in a strange crater that might be an ancient martian lake bed.
Dec. 9, 2003
Look west as night falls on Dec. 25th for a lovely pairing of brilliant Venus and the crescent moon.
Oct. 30, 2003
NASA scientists are using unmanned aircraft to explore the invisible electric and magnetic fields of thunderstorms. What they discover might help unravel a mystery about the charge on our planet.
Sept. 9, 2003
Sound waves 57 octaves lower than middle-C are rippling away from a supermassive black hole in the Perseus cluster.
Feb. 25, 2003
Quite by accident, we have made a most surprising observation, reports Don Pettit, the science officer of the International Space Station.
Oct. 16, 2003
Upcoming experiments planned for the International Space Stationwill help engineers on Earth learn to handle undercooled fluids.
Jan. 29, 2003
Forget antimatter and di-lithium crystals. The next hot rocket fuel is candle wax!
Jan. 8, 2003
Using data from the Ulysses spacecraft, researchers have discovered that high-energy particles from the Sun sometimes go in unexpected directions.
March 4, 2003
How do you teach young kids the wonders of physics? At an upcoming NASA-sponsored workshop, science teachers will learn to use real data from the Chandra X-ray Observatoryto inspire students in their own classrooms.
March 24, 2003
Irregular galaxies, glittering cities, and auroras so close you can reach out and touch them ... almost. These are some of the things NASA Astronautshave been photographing from the International Space Station.