March 3, 2008
"Life on the Edge" advances to a mountain summit at 13,000 ft
Jan. 12, 2008
A hands-on experiment for students to learn about life in extreme environments begins this week at 14,249 ft.
Oct. 9, 2008
A team of internationally renowned astronomers and opticians may have found a way to make 'unbelievably large' telescopes on the Moon.
March 28, 2008
Three months ago, a new solar cycle began. This week, however, the sun surprised onlookers with three big sunspots from the previous solar cycle. Strangely enough, this is perfectly normal.
Oct. 22, 2008
Gamma-ray Burstsare by far the brightest and most powerful explosions in the Universe, second only to the Big Bang itself. So it might seem a bit surprising that a group of them has gone missing.
June 10, 2008
NASA has a daring new mission on the drawing board: Solar Probe Plus, a spacecraft tough enough to visit the sun itself.
March 20, 2008
For reasons not fully understood by scientists, the weeks around the vernal equinox are prone to Northern Lights.
Feb. 20, 2008
Do you know who's orbiting the moon? The answer might surprise you. Find out in today's story from Science@NASA.
Nov. 21, 2008
The solar wind appears to be ripping big chunks of air from the atmosphere of Mars. This could help solve a longstanding mystery about the Red Planet.
Dec. 16, 2008
NASA's five THEMIS spacecraft have discovered a breach in Earth's magnetic field ten times larger than anything previously thought to exist. The size of the opening and the strange way it forms could overturn long-held ideas of space physics.