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Sun
Jul 23, 2021
A group of researchers is using artificial intelligence techniques to calibrate some of NASA’s images of the Sun, helping improve the data that scientists use for solar research.
Solar System
Jul 21, 2021
NASA is making final preparations for its Perseverance Mars rover to collect its first-ever sample of Martian rock, which future planned missions will transport to Earth.
Earth
Jul 21, 2021
NASA is inviting media to learn more about an upcoming airborne science campaign to study intense summer thunderstorms over the central United States, which will aid scientists in their understanding of how such storms affect Earth’s atmosphere and climate change.
Sun
Jul 21, 2021
No, that’s not a smudge on your screen -- the blurry dark brown spot over the Arctic is a shadow cast by our Moon during a solar eclipse.
Universe
Jul 21, 2021
Researchers will take stock of the dust in the debris disk surrounding the nearby star Beta Pictoris.
Earth
Jul 20, 2021
The finding comes out of an effort to map where vegetation is emitting and soaking up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
Sun
Jul 20, 2021
With NASA’s SDO, scientists discovered huge slowly oscillating waves at the solar surface caused by the Sun’s rotation.
Space Experiments
Jul 20, 2021
Loss of muscle mass and strength in astronauts remains an issue for space exploration. A NASA-funded research team has developed a new device called the NemaFlex chip to measure muscle strength over multiple generations of worms born and raised on the International Space Station (ISS).
Group photo of 6 research scientists in blue and white lab gear holding lab equipment.
Universe
Jul 19, 2021
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is back in business, exploring the universe near and far.
Earth
Jul 16, 2021
NASA and university scientists will be studying the intense summer thunderstorms over the central United States to understand their effects on Earth’s atmosphere and how it contributes to climate change.
Earth
Jul 15, 2021
While one science instrument mapped the dome of high pressure that settled over the southwestern U.S. in early July, another captured ground surface temperatures.
Solar System
Jul 15, 2021
As any seasoned road-tripper knows, to get the most out of an adventure, a good map helps.
Universe
Jul 15, 2021
When the titans of space — galaxy clusters — collide, extraordinary things can happen. A new study using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory examines the repercussions after two galaxy clusters clashed.