Posts Tagged ‘nasa’

A Moon is Born

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
moon, Saturn, Cassini, NASA

Cassini has detected a disturbance in one of Saturn’s rings—could it be a new moon?

JWST Update

Friday, January 10th, 2014
nasa, goddard, jwst, james webb, space, telescope, hubble, ryan Wyatt

Ryan Wyatt, fresh from a visit to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, gives an update on the James Webb Space Telescope.

Explore Galaxy M83

Thursday, January 9th, 2014
citizen science, zooinverse, NASA, hubble, Ryan Wyatt, astronomy, AAS, astronomical, M83, galaxy, stars

Join Hubble scientists in exploring the spiral galaxy M83.

Monitoring California Hazards

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
floods, earthquakes, seismic, hazards, NASA, NOAA, weather, extreme, NWS, Scripps

Scientists are upgrading GPS stations to better monitor extreme weather and seismic activity.

Measuring Available Water

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Water, California, Sierras, ASO, snow, hetch Hetchy, NASA, reservoir, drought

NASA’s Airborne Snow Observatory is measuring the amount of snow in the Sierras to determine California’s water supply.

ISON Obituary

Friday, December 13th, 2013
ISON, NASA, comet

A final farewell to the “comet of the century” that wasn’t.

Juno to Jupiter

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
juno, jupiter, earth, nasa, moon, flyby, magnetic field, formation, planet

Juno is on its way to Jupiter, but first it made a quick Earth flyby…

Gas Cloud Gets Spaghettified

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Milky Way’s supermassive black hole is stretching gas cloud G2 to its death.

Diamond Planets

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Could there really be planets made of diamonds?

Billions of Earths?

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
exoplanets, UC Berkeley, Earth, Earthlike, NASA, space, Kepler, Ames

Kepler’s discoveries point to billions of Earth-like planets in our galaxy alone.

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