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Photo of body of liquid on Saturn's moon Titan
Solar System, Planets of Our Solar System
Jan 18, 2018

Just as the surface of oceans on Earth lies at an average elevation that w Read more

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field of stars and galaxies
Universe, Stars
Jan 17, 2018

In 2014, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope found that this enormous galaxy cluster contains the mass of a staggering three... Read more

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Satellite image of water and land
Earth
Jan 16, 2018

The largest contiguous irrigation system on Earth provides water to 100 million people across South Asia. Until recently, monitoring the amount and... Read more

NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are two keepers of the world's temperature data record.
Earth
Jan 12, 2018

Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will provide the annual release of data on global temperatures and discuss the most important climate trends... Read more

illustration of MMS spacecraft
Sun
Jan 12, 2018

MMS has been studying Earth's space environment for over two years, and in 2017 it made many discoveries changing how we understand the magnetic environment protecting our planet. ... Read more

The Tarantula Nebula as seen on SOFIA’s visible light guide camera.
Universe
Jan 12, 2018

Astronomers observed massive star formation regions in the Milky Way’s largest satellite galaxy. ... Read more

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Dense field of stars in many colors
Universe
Jan 11, 2018

Astronomers gathering at the 231st meeting of the American Astronomical Society at National Harbor in Washington, D.C., will have a chance to learn... Read more

The massive forming star Cepheus A shown at three infrared wavelengths of 8, 19 and 37 microns.
Universe
Jan 10, 2018

Scientists are using SOFIA to survey young stars more than ten-times the mass of the Sun in an ongoing study to understand how massive stars form in our galaxy. ... Read more

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Image of Saturn
Solar System, Planets of Our Solar System
Jan 10, 2018

The sixth planet from the Sun, Saturn is a gas giant that’s best known for its striking icy rings. How old are the rings, and how are they changing... Read more

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This illustration depicts NASA's Juno spacecraft soaring over Jupiter’s south pole.
Solar System, Planets of Our Solar System
Jan 9, 2018

Our solar system is a wondrous place with a single star, our Sun, and everything that orbits around it - planets, moons, asteroids and comets - what... Read more