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VP Harris, French President Get First Look at Galactic Get Together

Portal origin URL: VP Harris, French President Get First Look at Galactic Get TogetherPortal origin nid: 484282Published: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 11:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: A merging galaxy pair cavort in this image captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. This new image of a pair of galaxies, known to astronomers as II ZW 96, was...

Hubble Captures a Swarm of Stars

Portal origin URL: Hubble Captures a Swarm of StarsPortal origin nid: 484149Published: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Looking like a glittering swarm of buzzing bees, the stars of globular cluster NGC 6440 shine brightly in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image. Located some 28,000 light-years away in the...


TUESDAY 29. NOVEMBER 2022


Astronomers See Stellar Self-Control in Action

Portal origin URL: Astronomers See Stellar Self-Control in ActionPortal origin nid: 484243Published: Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: A new study shows how some stars can demonstrate “self-control” when forming in groups.Portal image: Composite image of RCW...

Hubble Spies Sparkling Spray of Stars in NGC 2660

Portal origin URL: Hubble Spies Sparkling Spray of Stars in NGC 2660Portal origin nid: 484139Published: Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: This glittering group of stars, shining through the darkness like sparks left behind by a firework, is NGC 2660 in the constellation Vela, best viewed in the southern sky.Portal...


MONDAY 28. NOVEMBER 2022


NASA’s Juno Mission Spots Two Jovian Moons

NASA’s Juno mission completed its 38th close flyby of Jupiter. As the spacecraft sped low over the giant planet’s cloud tops, its JunoCam instrument captured this look at two of Jupiter’s largest moons. News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Monday, November 28, 2022 -...

Phytoplankton May Be Abundant Under Antarctic Sea Ice, Study Suggests

Portal origin URL: Phytoplankton May Be Abundant Under Antarctic Sea Ice, Study SuggestsPortal origin nid: 484237Published: Monday, November 28, 2022 - 15:10Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Scientists using underwater instruments and a NASA satellite have found evidence of potentially significant phytoplankton blooms beneath the sea ice encircling...

Hubble Glimpses a Glittering Gathering of Stars

Portal origin URL: Hubble Glimpses a Glittering Gathering of StarsPortal origin nid: 484141Published: Monday, November 28, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: This glittering gathering of stars is Pismis 26, a globular star cluster located about 23,000 light-years away.Portal image: Bright blue-white stars fill the scene with a...


FRIDAY 25. NOVEMBER 2022


Hubble Hunts an Unusual Galaxy

Portal origin URL: Hubble Hunts an Unusual GalaxyPortal origin nid: 484190Published: Friday, November 25, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The galaxy merger Arp-Madore 417-391 steals the spotlight in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.Portal image: 2 galaxies right of center form a narrow, blue ring. The cores of the...


TUESDAY 22. NOVEMBER 2022


NASA’s Webb Reveals an Exoplanet Atmosphere as Never Seen Before

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Webb Reveals an Exoplanet Atmosphere as Never Seen BeforePortal origin nid: 484136Published: Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 11:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope just scored another first: a molecular and chemical profile of a distant world’s skies.Portal image: A pinkish planet and...

Sending Signals Through the Ice on Ocean Worlds

PROJECT Ocean Worlds Signals Through the Ice (STI) SNAPSHOT The Ocean Worlds Signals Through the Ice (STI) team is developing communication technologies to enable subsurface exploration of ocean worlds where conditions may be conducive to life. ​Figure 1: Artist’s concept of the cross-sectional view of Europa depicting the exciting, potentially habitable environment of the ocean...


FRIDAY 18. NOVEMBER 2022


Mars Sample Return: Bringing Mars Rock Samples Back to Earth

NASA and the European Space Agency are developing plans for one of the most ambitious campaigns ever attempted in space: bringing the first samples of Mars material safely back to Earth for detailed study. The diverse set of scientifically curated samples now being collected by NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover could help scientists answer the question of whether ancient life ever arose on...

Hubble Views a Billowing Cosmic Cloud

Portal origin URL: Hubble Views a Billowing Cosmic CloudPortal origin nid: 484056Published: Friday, November 18, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: A small, dense cloud of gas and dust called CB 130-3 blots out the center of this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.Portal image: An irregularly shaped bright orange cloud dense...


THURSDAY 17. NOVEMBER 2022


Three Experiments Heading to Space Station Aim to Support Deep-Space Missions

A preflight view of ‘Red Robin’ dwarf tomatoes successfully growing in the ground-based Veggie hardware at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This is part of an experiment titled, “Pick-and-Eat Salad-crop Productivity, Nutritional Value, and Acceptability to Supplement the International Space Station Food System,” which will be delivered to the International Space Station....

NASA Study: Massive Volcanism May Have Altered Ancient Venus’ Climate

Portal origin URL: NASA Study: Massive Volcanism May Have Altered Ancient Venus’ ClimatePortal origin nid: 483753Published: Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 10:30Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Volcanic activity lasting hundreds to thousands of centuries and erupting massive amounts of material may have helped transform Venus from a temperate and wet...

NASA’s Webb Draws Back Curtain on Universe’s Early Galaxies

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Webb Draws Back Curtain on Universe’s Early GalaxiesPortal origin nid: 484021Published: Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: A few days after officially starting science operations, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope propelled astronomers into a realm of early galaxies, previously hidden...


WEDNESDAY 16. NOVEMBER 2022


SWOT: Earth Science Satellite Will Help Communities Plan for a Better Future

A new Earth science mission, led by NASA and the French space agency Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), will help communities plan for a better future by surveying the planet’s salt and freshwater bodies. The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission will measure the height of water in lakes, rivers, reservoirs, and the oceans. As climate change accelerates the water...

NASA’s Webb Catches Fiery Hourglass as New Star Forms

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Webb Catches Fiery Hourglass as New Star FormsPortal origin nid: 483979Published: Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 10:30Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has revealed the once-hidden features of the protostar within the dark cloud L1527, providing insight into the beginnings of a new star....


TUESDAY 15. NOVEMBER 2022


Rockets to Uncover Electric Circuit That Powers the Northern Lights

Portal origin URL: Rockets to Uncover Electric Circuit That Powers the Northern LightsPortal origin nid: 484000Published: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 17:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: A NASA-funded rocket mission is headed to space to measure the global electric circuit underlying the northern lights.Portal image: Comet NEOWISE appears in a...

NASA Study: Rising Sea Level Could Exceed Estimates for U.S. Coasts

Portal origin URL: NASA Study: Rising Sea Level Could Exceed Estimates for U.S. CoastsPortal origin nid: 483921Published: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 10:35Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: New results show average sea level rise approaching the 1-foot mark for most coastlines of the contiguous U.S. by 2050. The Gulf Coast and Southeast will see the...

5 Things to Know About How SWOT Will Look at the World’s Water

Portal origin URL: 5 Things to Know About How SWOT Will Look at the World’s WaterPortal origin nid: 483937Published: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 10:26Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The international Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission will provide high-definition data on the salt- and fresh water on Earth’s surface.Portal...


THURSDAY 10. NOVEMBER 2022


NASA Telescope, Moon Rocket Named TIME Inventions of 2022

Portal origin URL: NASA Telescope, Moon Rocket Named TIME Inventions of 2022 Portal origin nid: 483914Published: Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 16:41Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope and Space Launch System (SLS) rocket were named 2022 TIME Inventions of the Year.Portal image: NASA's James Webb Space Telescope in...

NASA Space Biology Bootcamp Teaches the Teachers, Reaching More Students

Portal origin URL: NASA Space Biology Bootcamp Teaches the Teachers, Reaching More StudentsPortal origin nid: 483904Published: Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 14:40Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: When a team of NASA researchers set out to help train a diverse new generation of space biologists, they wanted to magnify their impact on today’s students....


WEDNESDAY 9. NOVEMBER 2022


NASA’s MAVEN Observes Martian Light Show Caused by Major Solar Storm

Portal origin URL: NASA’s MAVEN Observes Martian Light Show Caused by Major Solar StormPortal origin nid: 483867Published: Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 15:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: For the first time in its eight years orbiting Mars, NASA’s MAVEN mission witnessed two different types of ultraviolet aurorae simultaneously, the result of...