It seems like even black holes can’t resist the temptation to insert themselves unannounced into photographs. A cosmic photobomb found as a background object in images of the nearby Andromeda galaxy has revealed what could be the most tightly coupled pair of supermassive black holes ever seen.
A series of three supermoons will appear on the celestial stage on December 3, 2017, January 1, 2018, and January 31, 2018.
The next stop on our virtual tour is Venus, the closest planet to Earth and the hottest planet in our solar system, with surface temperatures scorching enough to melt lead.
Data from above guided an unprecedented effort to help Nepal recover from a series of devastating earthquakes The Nepal earthquake disaster launched a global humanitarian effort in 2015. Even as the dust still settled, space-based information aided the nation’s recovery… and watched for new hazards.
The Tropical Cyclone Information System (TCIS) is a tool that fuses hurricane models and observations within a web-based system to improve forecasting capabilities.
By monitoring the color of reflected light via satellite, scientists can determine how successfully plant life is growing.
This visualization follows sea salt, dust, and smoke from July 31 to November 1, 2017 to reveal how these particles are transported across the map.