Sun, Earth’s Space Environment
Sep 21, 2016
Four NASA spacecraft have performed a thrilling maneuver to understand the physics of explosive reconnection in Earth's magnetosphere.
Feb 5, 2015
NASA has launched SMAP, a new satellite to study water, not in oceans or lakes but in the soil beneath our feet. This often overlooked repository of water can have big effects on weather, climate, drought and agriculture.
Jan 27, 2015
Researchers are using a pair of robots to examine the strange way fluids slosh and bubble on the International Space Station
Jan 11, 2015
Jan. 11, 2015: Rivers of glacial meltwater flowing over Greenland's frozen surface may be contributing as much to global sea level rise as all other processes that drain water from the melting ice sheet combined, according to researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, and NASA.
Jan 8, 2015
Jan. 8, 2015: Scientists have paired NASA's Cassini spacecraft with the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) radio-telescope system to pinpoint the position of Saturn and its family of moons to within about 2 miles (4 kilometers). The measurement is some 50 times more... Read More