Science News

Science@NASA

 

Universe
Aug 19, 2022
This scintillating image showcases the globular cluster NGC 6540 in the constellation Sagittarius.
Universe
Aug 18, 2022
A NASA-funded sounding rocket mission will observe the remnants of an exploded star, uncovering new details about the eruption event while testing X-ray detector technologies for future missions.
Earth
Aug 17, 2022
NASA’s energy-efficient, rapidly responsive, modular approach to supercomputing expands the power of the NASA Advanced Supercomputing facility at Ames and now houses NASA’s Most Powerful Supercomputer, Aitken.
Space Experiments
Aug 17, 2022
When gazing up at the Moon in the night sky, envision a future where humans can live and work on the lunar surface. Part of that work includes valuable research, as the Moon offers two environments important for science – and to which we do not currently have access down on the ground: The Moon’s... Read More
In the foreground, is capsule orbiting around the cratered surface of the Moon with half of Earth appearing behind.
Sun
Aug 17, 2022
Launched in 1977, the twin Voyager probes are NASA’s longest-operating mission and the only spacecraft ever to explore interstellar space.
Science Activation
Aug 16, 2022
NASA's Student Airborne Science Activation (SaSa) program aims to provide an authentic research experience in atmospheric science and increase ethnic and racial diversity among geoscientists.
Universe
Aug 16, 2022
New imaging technology will help enable future large X-ray telescopes to trace the origin and growth of black holes and the ways they’ve shaped the cosmos.
Close up photo of a green and gold image sensor with numbers and text on it.
Space Experiments
Aug 15, 2022
With GeneLab, NASA’s open repository for space biology data, anyone – from students to specialists – can explore and make discoveries about ways life from Earth is affected by the conditions of space.
All Science
Aug 15, 2022
NASA will hold a community town hall meeting with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas H. Zurbuchen and his leadership team at 12:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 17.
Citizen Science
Aug 12, 2022
With 29 different projects online, NASA’s citizen science program offers many ways members of the public can participate in real scientific research. Now NASA is funding 19 new awards across the U.S. to develop or support citizen science projects.
Photo of a group of 7 people smiling and interacting with a robot. The blue NASA logo is in the upper left corner.
Universe
Aug 12, 2022
This celestial cloudscape from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captures the colorful region in the Orion Nebula surrounding the Herbig-Haro object HH 505.
Earth
Aug 11, 2022
NASA transferred ownership and operational control on Thursday of the Landsat 9 satellite to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in a ceremony in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Universe
Aug 11, 2022
Analyzing data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and several other observatories, astronomers have concluded that the bright red supergiant star Betelgeuse quite literally blew its top in 2019.
Universe
Aug 10, 2022
Astronomers have long sought the launch sites for some of the highest-energy protons in our galaxy. Now a study using 12 years of data from NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope confirms that one supernova remnant is just such a place.
A red and blue image of a supernova remnant