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Studying the Edge of the Sun’s Magnetic Bubble

Portal origin URL: Studying the Edge of the Sun’s Magnetic BubblePortal origin nid: 474746Published: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Our corner of the universe, the solar system, is nestled inside the Milky Way galaxy, home to more than 100 billion stars. The solar system is encased in a bubble called the...


MONDAY 18. OCTOBER 2021


NASA Selects Gamma-ray Telescope to Chart Milky Way Evolution

Portal origin URL: NASA Selects Gamma-ray Telescope to Chart Milky Way EvolutionPortal origin nid: 474745Published: Monday, October 18, 2021 - 15:08Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA has selected a new space telescope proposal that will study the recent history of star birth, star death, and the formation of chemical elements in the Milky...

Five Facts to Help You Understand Sea Ice

Portal origin URL: Five Facts to Help You Understand Sea IcePortal origin nid: 474738Published: Monday, October 18, 2021 - 13:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Here are five facts to help you better understand Arctic sea ice.Portal image: Close-up view of sea ice floes at 79 N from 500 feet from NASA's DC-8 Research aircraft. The dark features...

Hear Sounds From Mars Captured by NASA’s Perseverance Rover

Portal origin URL: Hear Sounds From Mars Captured by NASA’s Perseverance RoverPortal origin nid: 474737Published: Monday, October 18, 2021 - 11:26Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Two microphones aboard the six-wheeled spacecraft add a new dimension to the way scientists and engineers explore the Red Planet.Portal image: Illustration of NASA’s...


FRIDAY 15. OCTOBER 2021


My Favorite Martian Image: the Ridges of ‘South Séítah’

Portal origin URL: My Favorite Martian Image: the Ridges of ‘South Séítah’Portal origin nid: 474715Published: Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:05Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s Perseverance rover captures a geologic feature with details that offer clues to the area’s mysterious past.Portal image: Mars image taken by the Mastcam-Z...

How the Sun Affects Asteroids in Our Neighborhood

Portal origin URL: How the Sun Affects Asteroids in Our NeighborhoodPortal origin nid: 474688Published: Friday, October 15, 2021 - 09:36Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Like all the planets, asteroids exist in the heliosphere, the vast bubble of space defined by the reaches of our Sun’s wind. Directly and indirectly, the Sun affects many aspects of...

Hubble Uncovers a Burst of Star Formation

Portal origin URL: Hubble Uncovers a Burst of Star FormationPortal origin nid: 474673Published: Friday, October 15, 2021 - 06:50Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NGC 4666, a majestic spiral galaxy, takes center stage in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.Portal image: NGC 4666, a spiral galaxy, takes center stage in this image...


THURSDAY 14. OCTOBER 2021


We Asked a NASA Scientist – Did Mars Ever Look Like Earth?

Did Mars ever look like Earth? We think it did! Ancient Mars may have been wetter and warmer — similar to our home planet. So what happened? Scientists like Dr. Becky McCauley Rench are trying to find out. Keep up with our Martian exploration efforts: www.nasa.gov/Mars. Video...

Hubble Finds Evidence of Persistent Water Vapor in One Hemisphere of Europa

Portal origin URL: Hubble Finds Evidence of Persistent Water Vapor in One Hemisphere of Europa Portal origin nid: 474614Published: Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 10:45Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope observations of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa have revealed the presence of persistent water vapor – but, mysteriously,...


WEDNESDAY 13. OCTOBER 2021


NASA Turns to the Cloud for Help With Next-Generation Earth Missions

Portal origin URL: NASA Turns to the Cloud for Help With Next-Generation Earth MissionsPortal origin nid: 474642Published: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 10:37Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: As satellites collect larger and larger amounts of data, engineers and researchers are implementing solutions to manage these huge increases.Portal...