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Aug 3, 2021
Advanced technology micro-shutters enable NASA to study galaxy evolution across cosmic time.
Two scientists wearing white lab jumpers in a lab; the male on the left is wearing blue rubber gloves and holding an array prototype that looks like a small grid.
Jul 29, 2021
Anthony Rapp (actor, Star Trek: Discovery) joins Dr. John Mather (astrophysicist), Dr. Ann Nguyen (planetary scientist), Dr. Laura Kerber (planetary scientist), and Dr. Allegra LeGrande (physical research scientist) to discuss how NASA’s research and missions help us understand how our universe,... Read More
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Jul 21, 2021
Researchers will take stock of the dust in the debris disk surrounding the nearby star Beta Pictoris.
Jul 19, 2021
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is back in business, exploring the universe near and far.
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.
Jul 6, 2021
At NASA, every day is asteroid day. From the many missions journeying to asteroids in our solar system – some even returning samples to Earth – to the efforts to find, track and monitor near-Earth objects and protect our planet from potential impact hazards, NASA and its partners are always looking... Read More
International Asteroid Day
Jul 2, 2021
This image taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope depicts the open star cluster NGC 330, which lies around 180,000 light-years away inside the Small Magellanic Cloud.
Jun 25, 2021
A cataclysmic cosmic collision takes center stage in this image taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Jun 24, 2021
Motions of a remarkable cosmic structure have been measured for the first time, using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. The blast wave and debris from an exploded star are seen moving away from the explosion site and colliding with a wall of surrounding gas.
Jun 23, 2021
Shortly after its launch later this year, a team of scientists will train NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope on six of the most distant and luminous quasars. They will study the properties of these quasars and their host galaxies, and how they are interconnected during the first stages of galaxy... Read More
Jun 17, 2021
When astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope uncovered an oddball galaxy that looked like it didn't have much dark matter, some thought the finding was hard to believe and looked for a simpler explanation.
Jun 16, 2021
NASA is working to resolve an issue with the payload computer on the Hubble Space Telescope.
Jun 9, 2021
NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope team recently approved all 24 of the detectors the mission needs. These devices will convert starlight into electrical signals, which will then be decoded into 300-megapixel images of large patches of the sky.
Jun 4, 2021
Thirteen scientists working at or affiliated with NASA have been recently named Fellows of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), the major organization of professional astronomers in North America.