Black holes are famous for being ravenous eaters, but they do not eat everything that falls toward them. A small portion of material gets shot back out in powerful jets of hot gas, called plasma, that can wreak havoc on their surroundings.News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 10:34
A new "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" commercial with brand-new footage debuted ago during the World Series Wednesday (Nov. 1) and it brings Luke Skywalker back to his old friend the Millennium Falcon!
Delightful for adults and children alike, Legos are the greatest toy of all-time.
The prevailing view of the universe has just passed a rigorous new test, but the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy remain frustratingly unsolved.
Lance Patrick and his girlfriend, Ashley Blankenship, just announced their baby's gender to the world via a weather-balloon mission to the stratosphere.
On Nov. 13, Venus and Jupiter will rise together in the morning sky, only a few hours after the planets reach conjunction at 1:05 a.m. Eastern Time. Here's how to see it.
It's been 45 years since a crewed spacecraft journeyed toward the moon with a "trans-lunar injection," but NASA plans to make that happen again in just a few years.
NASA is getting ready to send humans back to the moon again, through an uncrewed test of its Orion spacecraft in deep space. Here are the key steps of Exploration Mission 1.
Astronauts who spend prolonged time in space experience noticeable changes to their brain's structure, a new study finds.
But does this empty space mean anything?
Aliens may have something in common with life on Earth.
The line at the Lego Store in Manhattan's Flatiron District reached out the door and around the block on Saturday, Oct. 28, as dozens waited to pick up the new Women of NASA set.
Ellen Ochoa, the director of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, didn't gloat too hard when her Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 of the World Series last night (Nov. 1).
NASA's next Mars rover will be the sharpest-eyed craft ever to touch down on the Red Planet.
Portal origin URL: Briefings, NASA Television Coverage Set for Launch of NOAA Weather SatellitePortal origin nid: 412601Published: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 14:33Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA are preparing for the upcoming launch of the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), the first in a series of four highly advanced NOAA polar-orbiting satellites designed to improve the accuracy of weather forecasts out to seven days.Portal image: JPSS-1Science Categories: Earth
Portal origin URL: NASA Investigates Invisible Magnetic Bubbles in Outer Solar SystemPortal origin nid: 412596Published: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 13:51Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Forty years ago, the twin Voyagers spacecraft were launched to explore the frontiers of our solar system, and have since made countless discoveries, including finding magnetic bubbles around two of the outer planets.Portal image: depiction of Uranus magnetic fieldScience Categories: Sun
Experts in interstellar travel have picked future candidates to make the first extrasolar trek. Their names: the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans and tardigrades, otherwise known as water bears.
A new photo shows spacesuit-clad Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen hanging over a mockup of part of the International Space Station (ISS), held aloft by a crane-like structure.
History-making female astronauts Sally Ride and Mae Jemison now share the same shelf space as ninjas, knights and superheroes as the newest Lego minifigures for sale.
The sun's atmosphere has three layers: the photosphere, the chromosphere and the corona.