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Teeming Life on the ISS

Video Length: 4:47A cornucopia of species bring the interior of the station to life, and also bring a plethora of scientific knowledge contributing to humans thriving both on Earth and beyond the edge of our planet. Read this story Video Links: Teeming Life on the ISS -...


TUESDAY 25. JANUARY 2022


Are There Oceans on Other Worlds? We Asked a NASA Expert

Are there oceans on other worlds? Yes! Earth is not alone. When you look deeper into our solar system, there are worlds we suspect have oceans hidden beneath their icy surfaces. NASA scientist Lucas Paganini is here to tell you more. Learn more about ocean worlds: https://go.nasa.gov/3rD0zlO Producers: Jessica Wilde & Scott Bednar Editor: Matthew Schara Video...

Amazing Earth: Satellite Images from 2021

Portal origin URL: Amazing Earth: Satellite Images from 2021Portal origin nid: 476611Published: Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: In 2021, NASA’s fleet of Earth-observing satellites, as well as and instruments and astronauts on the International Space Station, captured some compelling moments on our planet.Portal...


FRIDAY 21. JANUARY 2022


Rodent Research

Portal origin URL: Rodent ResearchPortal origin nid: 414764Published: Friday, January 21, 2022 - 16:42Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: In space, far from the strong tug of Earth’s gravity, astronauts experience a number of changes that could affect their health. Understanding these effects of weightlessness, as well as how to treat them, will be...

Hubble Sights a Sail of Stars

Portal origin URL: Hubble Sights a Sail of StarsPortal origin nid: 476735Published: Friday, January 21, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The spiral arms of the galaxy NGC 3318 are lazily draped across this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. This spiral galaxy lies in the constellation Vela and is roughly 115 light-years away...


THURSDAY 20. JANUARY 2022


Citizen Scientists Spot Jupiter-like Planet in NASA TESS Data

Body: Tom Jacobs of Bellevue, Washington, loves treasure hunts. Since 2010, the former U.S. naval officer has participated in online volunteer projects that allow anyone who is interested — “citizen scientists” — to look through NASA telescope data for signs of exoplanets, planets beyond our solar system. Link: Learn...

Citizen Scientists Spot Jupiter-like Planet in NASA TESS Data

Tom Jacobs of Bellevue, Washington, loves treasure hunts. Since 2010, the former U.S. naval officer has participated in online volunteer projects that allow anyone who is interested — “citizen scientists” — to look through NASA telescope data for signs of exoplanets, planets beyond our solar system. News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Thursday, January 20,...

NASA to Discuss Webb’s Arrival at Final Destination, Next Steps

Portal origin URL: NASA to Discuss Webb’s Arrival at Final Destination, Next StepsPortal origin nid: 476762Published: Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 15:58Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Scientists and engineers operating NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will answer questions about the mission’s latest milestones in a NASA Science Live broadcast...


WEDNESDAY 19. JANUARY 2022


Hubble Finds a Black Hole Igniting Star Formation in a Dwarf Galaxy

Portal origin URL: Hubble Finds a Black Hole Igniting Star Formation in a Dwarf GalaxyPortal origin nid: 476679Published: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 11:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Black holes are often described as the monsters of the universe – tearing apart stars, consuming anything that comes too close, and holding light captive....

Capturing All That Glitters in Galaxies With NASA’s Webb

Portal origin URL: Capturing All That Glitters in Galaxies With NASA’s WebbPortal origin nid: 476661Published: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Within the first year of operations, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will help researchers complete a more detailed sketch of the stellar life cycle with...


TUESDAY 18. JANUARY 2022


Unlocking the Sun’s X-rays

PROJECT Marshall Grazing Incidence X-ray Spectrometer (MaGIXS) SNAPSHOT NASA has developed a new type of instrument that can provide key information to predict and understand solar flares. The MaGIXS launch team at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico: (L to R) William Hogue, Brent Beabout, Harlan Haight, Sabrina Savage, Patrick Champey, Amy Winebarger, Leon Golub, P. S. Athiray,...


MONDAY 17. JANUARY 2022


NASA’s Curiosity Rover Measures Intriguing Carbon Signature on Mars

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Curiosity Rover Measures Intriguing Carbon Signature on MarsPortal origin nid: 476658Published: Monday, January 17, 2022 - 15:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: After analyzing powdered rock samples collected from the surface of Mars by NASA’s Curiosity rover, scientists today announced that several of the samples are...


SATURDAY 15. JANUARY 2022


Are There Rainbows on Mars? We Asked a NASA Expert

Are there rainbows on Mars? Sadly, no. But there are a whole lot of other conditions on Mars that we have right here on Earth! NASA scientist Mark Lemmon explains why the Red Planet is a rainbowless world. Get more Martian science: www.nasa.gov/mars Producers: Jessica Wilde & Scott Bednar Editor: Matthew Schara Video...


FRIDAY 14. JANUARY 2022


Where is James Webb Space Telescope?

This data is the live status of the James Webb space telescope provided by NASA. In this NASA Live Tracker, you will get real-time info about the distance covered by JWST, its speed, and the distance that is remaining to reach L2 orbit. Video...

Hubble Views a Tranquil Galaxy with an Explosive Past

Portal origin URL: Hubble Views a Tranquil Galaxy with an Explosive PastPortal origin nid: 476613Published: Friday, January 14, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The lazily winding spiral arms of the spectacular galaxy NGC 976 fill the frame of this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. This spiral galaxy lies around 150 million...


THURSDAY 13. JANUARY 2022


Citizen Scientists Spot Jupiter-like Planet in NASA TESS Data

Portal origin URL: Citizen Scientists Spot Jupiter-like Planet in NASA TESS DataPortal origin nid: 476584Published: Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 16:15Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Citizen Scientists Spot Jupiter-like Planet in NASA TESS DataPortal image: A Jupiter-like...

Six Questions to Help You Understand the 6th Warmest Year on Record

Portal origin URL: Six Questions to Help You Understand the 6th Warmest Year on RecordPortal origin nid: 476602Published: Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:55Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: We answers six questions to help you understand the GISS global surface temperature analysis, what it shows about 2021 and how NASA makes sense of the data.Portal...

2021 Tied for 6th Warmest Year in Continued Trend, NASA Analysis Shows

Portal origin URL: 2021 Tied for 6th Warmest Year in Continued Trend, NASA Analysis ShowsPortal origin nid: 476620Published: Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:39Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Earth’s global average surface temperature in 2021 tied with 2018 as the sixth warmest on record, according to independent analyses done by NASA and the...

NASA’s Spitzer Illuminates Exoplanets in Astronomical Society Briefing

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Spitzer Illuminates Exoplanets in Astronomical Society BriefingPortal origin nid: 476617Published: Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 09:09Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The infrared observatory may help answer questions about planets outside our solar system, or exoplanets, including how they form and what drives weather in...


MONDAY 10. JANUARY 2022


Simulated Image Shows How NASA’s Roman Could Expand on Hubble’s Deepest View

Portal origin URL: Simulated Image Shows How NASA’s Roman Could Expand on Hubble’s Deepest ViewPortal origin nid: 476463Published: Monday, January 10, 2022 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: A team of astrophysicists has created a simulated image that shows how the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope could conduct a mega-exposure similar to but...

“Mini” Monster Black Hole Could Hold Clues to Giant’s Growth

Portal origin URL: “Mini” Monster Black Hole Could Hold Clues to Giant’s GrowthPortal origin nid: 476483Published: Monday, January 10, 2022 - 09:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The discovery of a supermassive black hole in a relatively small galaxy could help astronomers unravel the mystery surrounding how the very biggest black holes...


SATURDAY 8. JANUARY 2022


NASA’s Webb Telescope Reaches Major Milestone as Mirror Unfolds

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Webb Telescope Reaches Major Milestone as Mirror UnfoldsPortal origin nid: 476502Published: Saturday, January 8, 2022 - 12:16Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope team fully deployed its 21-foot, gold-coated primary mirror, successfully completing the final stage of all major spacecraft...


FRIDAY 7. JANUARY 2022


Hubble Sees Cosmic Clues in a Galactic Duo

Portal origin URL: Hubble Sees Cosmic Clues in a Galactic Duo Portal origin nid: 476381Published: Friday, January 7, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: This spectacular image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captures the spiral galaxy NGC 105, which lies roughly 215 million light-years away in the constellation Pisces.Portal...


WEDNESDAY 5. JANUARY 2022


Hubble Passes 1-Billion Second Mark

Portal origin URL: Hubble Passes 1-Billion Second MarkPortal origin nid: 476302Published: Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: On Jan. 1, 2022, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope officially passed the one-billion second mark.Portal image: Hubble orbiting above...


TUESDAY 4. JANUARY 2022