Nov. 13, 2007
Scientists are converging on Ethiopia this week to discuss a new and strange form of Space Weatherover Africa.
Aug. 15, 2007
Astronomers have discovered something they've never seen before: a star with a tail like a comet.
Dec. 3, 2007
Mark your calendar: The best meteor shower of 2007 peaks on Friday, December 14th.
Jan. 8, 2007
It's official: The Moonis on the metric system. NASA is returning to the Moon, and the agency has decided to use metric units for all future lunar operations.
Nov. 23, 2007
New research by NASA scientists shows that moondust kicked up by the jets of lunar landers can go on a fantastic journey, completely circling The Moonbefore settling back to the ground. This interesting phenomenon may affect the planning of lunar outposts and other activities as NASA prepares its return to the Moon.
Dec. 21, 2007
NASA-funded astronomers are monitoring a Tunguska-sized asteroid that will pass within 30,000 miles of Mars on Jan. 30, 2008. Based on data currently available, the space rock has a 1-in-75 chance of actually hitting Mars and blasting a crater more than half-a-mile wide.
Feb. 20, 2007
One pole of the sun is cooler than the other. That's the surprising conclusion announced today by scientists who have been analyzing data from the ESA-NASA Ulysses spacecraft.
June 27, 2007
For sky watchers in the northern hemisphere, this weekend is the best time of the year to experience the mysterious and beautiful Moon Illusion.
Oct. 1, 2007
Earlier this year, Comet Encke was passing a little too close to the Sun when a coronal mass ejection (CME) hit the comet and ripped off its tail. NASA's STEREO spacecraft was watching and recorded a must-see movie featured in today's story.
Sept. 7, 2007
Astronomers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center are testing a strangely-shaped mirror that will allow them to explore the Universe using super-energetic X-rays.