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Sun
Sep 17, 2020
The Sun is stirring from its latest slumber. As sunspots and flares, signs of a new solar cycle, bubble from the Sun’s surface, scientists wonder what this next cycle will look like.
Earth
Sep 17, 2020
If greenhouse gas emissions continue apace, Greenland and Antarctica’s ice sheets could together contribute more than 15 inches of global sea level rise by 2100.
Sun, Earth’s Space Environment
Sep 16, 2020
The Sun goes through regular cycles of activity approximately every 11 years, and tracking these cycles is a key part of better understanding the Sun and mitigating its impacts on human technology and astronauts in space. 
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Universe
Sep 15, 2020
An international team of astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and retired Spitzer Space Telescope has reported what may be the first intact planet found closely orbiting a white dwarf, the dense leftover of a Sun-like star, only 40% larger than Earth.
Sun
Sep 15, 2020
NASA scientists study the solar cycle so we can better predict solar activity. Solar Cycle 25 is underway, and scientists are eager for another chance to put their understanding of solar cycle signs to the test.
Earth
Sep 15, 2020
The web-based platform called OpenET will put NASA data in the hands of farmers, water managers and conservation groups to accelerate improvements and innovations in water management.
Sun
Sep 15, 2020
Solar Cycle 25 has begun. During a media event on Tuesday, experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) discussed their analysis and predictions about the new solar cycle – and how the coming upswing in space weather will impact our lives and technology on Earth... Read More
Earth
Sep 14, 2020
Smoke from fires in the western United States and moving east and carrying dangerous aerosols across the jet stream to the East.
Sun
Sep 10, 2020
NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will discuss predictions for the upcoming solar cycle during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 15. Tracking the solar cycle is a key part of better understanding the Sun and mitigating its impacts on human... Read More
Earth
Sep 10, 2020
The year 2020 will be remembered for being a very trying year and western wildfires have just added to the year's woes.
Sep 9, 2020
Our planet is facing an unprecedented crisis as we continue to wrestle with the impacts of coronavirus. With its unparalleled technical and scientific expertise, NASA has joined the fight against the pandemic. Join us Thursday, June 25 at 3 p.m. EDT on #NASAScience Live to learn about the ideas and... Read More
Science in the time of Coronavirus, satellite image of United States at night
Solar System
Sep 9, 2020
Detailed observations reveal Bennu is shedding material on a regular basis.
Earth
Sep 8, 2020
On Sept. 6, NASA’s ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) imaged active fires across California
Earth
Sep 8, 2020
On Sep. 07, 2020, NOAA/NASA's Suomi NPP satellite provided two different views of how fires are affecting the U.S.