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Universe
Mar 31, 2021
Scientists predict that the data collected for Roman's microlensing survey will provide an additional bounty of roughly 100,000 transiting planets, worlds that periodically dim the light of their stars as they cross in front of them.
Solar System
Mar 30, 2021
NASA has selected nine scientists to join the upcoming Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO) mission.
Science Activation
Mar 30, 2021
Dr. Gatebe wants to create a community of students and positive role models that will encourage more minority students to enter geosciences.
Universe
Mar 30, 2021
Selected programs describe what Webb will study for much of its first year in space.
Earth
Mar 30, 2021
Sea ice in the Arctic appears to have hit its annual maximum extent after growing through the fall and winter. This year’s maximum extent peaked at 5.70 million square miles, making it the seventh-smallest on record and tied with 2007.
Universe
Mar 29, 2021
The history of women in astronomy is fascinating and inspiring— women like Caroline Herschel, Phoebe Waterman Haas and Vera Rubin have been making discoveries and contributions in astronomy for over 200 years. In the latest episode of #EZScience​, NASA associate administrator for science Dr. Thomas... Read More
Still frame of video featuring female astronomers.
Solar System
Mar 29, 2021
Set to launch next year, the agency’s Psyche spacecraft will explore a metal-rich asteroid in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
Earth
Mar 29, 2021
NASA Harvest and CropX Partner to Support Sustainable Ag
Earth
Mar 25, 2021
Earth is on a budget – an energy budget. Our planet is constantly trying to balance the flow of energy in and out of Earth’s system. But human activities are throwing that off balance, causing our planet to warm in response.
Solar System
Mar 25, 2021
This image from NASA’s Juno mission captures the northern hemisphere of Jupiter around the region known as Jet N7.
Universe
Mar 24, 2021
This latest installment from our data sonification series features three diverse cosmic scenes. In each, astronomical data collected by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes are converted into sounds.
Earth, ISS
Mar 23, 2021
Colorful bursts of energy above thunderstorms called transient luminous events can be observed from the International Space Station. Instruments on the station are helping scientists study these particle outbursts, which may prove useful to better understand our climate, weather, and the behaviors... Read More
Observing Lightning from the ISS Poster