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Universe
Dec 3, 2021
When NASA’s Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer mission launches Dec. 9, it will be another career landmark for Martin Weisskopf, IXPE principal investigator and Marshall’s chief scientist for astronomy.
Universe
Dec 3, 2021
This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope features the spiral galaxy Mrk 1337, which is roughly 120 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation Virgo.
Universe
Nov 30, 2021
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission, the first satellite dedicated to measuring the polarization of X-rays from a variety of cosmic sources, such as black holes and neutron stars.
Universe
Nov 29, 2021
NGC 6891 is a bright, asymmetrical planetary nebula in the constellation Delphinus, the Dolphin.
Universe
Nov 26, 2021
Watch as eight stars skirt a black hole 1 million times the mass of the Sun in these supercomputer simulations.
Universe
Nov 26, 2021
NASA will launch its Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer mission Dec. 9 to study some of the most energetic objects in the universe: the remnants of exploded stars, particle jets spewing from feeding black holes, and more.
Universe, Solar System, Sun, Space Experiments
Nov 24, 2021
Are you interested in starting your own citizen science project?  NASA's Citizen Science Seed Funding Program can help!  
Image of a colorful blues and dark browns nebula with stars.
Universe
Nov 24, 2021
Mounded, luminous clouds of gas and dust glow in this Hubble image of a Herbig-Haro object known as HH 45.
Universe
Nov 24, 2021
A jet from a newly formed star flares into the shining depths of reflection nebula NGC 1977 in this Hubble image.
Universe
Nov 23, 2021
The Flame Nebula, also called NGC 2024, is a large star-forming region in the constellation Orion that lies about 1,400 light-years from Earth.
Universe
Nov 22, 2021
The Flame Nebula, also called NGC 2024, is a large star-forming region in the constellation Orion that lies about 1,400 light-years from Earth. It’s a part of the Orion Molecular Cloud Complex.
Universe
Nov 19, 2021
The Prawn Nebula is a massive stellar nursery located in the constellation Scorpius, about 6,000 light years from Earth.
Universe
Nov 17, 2021
Detailed atmospheric studies will provide key insights into some of the most common – and mysterious – planets known in the galaxy.
Universe
Nov 17, 2021
This Hubble infrared image captures a protostar designated J1672835.29-763111.64 in the reflection nebula IC 2631, part of the Chamaeleon star-forming region in the southern constellation Chamaeleon.