Stephen Hawking Biography -

Cosmologist Stephen Hawking is regarded as a brilliant theoretical physicist. His work on black holes and the big bang are topics of popular books.

Taking a Spin on Plasma Space Tornadoes with NASA Observations


Portal origin URL: Taking a Spin on Plasma Space Tornadoes with NASA ObservationsPortal origin nid: 413533Published: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:06Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: New NASA mission results show that tornado-like swirls of space plasma create tumultuous boundaries in the near-Earth environment, letting dangerous high-energy particles slip into near Earth space.Portal image: animation of mixing plasma of different densitiesScience Categories: Sun

Our Living Planet


Life. It's the one thing that, so far, makes Earth unique among the thousands of other planets we've discovered. Since the fall of 1997, NASA satellites have continuously and globally observed all plant life at the surface of the land and ocean. This week, NASA is sharing stories and videos about how this view of life from space is furthering knowledge of our home planet and the search for life on other worlds.

News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:41


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