Nov. 9, 2007
NASA-supported scientists are working on a new device to help predict the sudden transformation of tropical storms to deadly hurricanes.
Nov. 7, 2007
NASA-supported scientists have discovered cellular repair shops where DNA broken by space radiation may be put back together again.
Nov. 2, 2007
On Monday morning, Nov. 5th, Space ShuttleDiscovery is scheduled to undock from the ISS while the pair are gliding over many US towns and cities. The two spaceships will cut across a glittering expanse of morning stars dotted by bright planets and a Venus-Moon conjunction.
Oct. 17, 2007
Do you love gazing at a starry night sky? Nothing you've ever seen on Earth could prepare you for the fantastic skies of some "orphan stars" just discovered by astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
Oct. 12, 2007
The Cassini spacecraft has discovered three new lakes near the south pole of Saturn's moon Titan. These strange bodies are filled not with water but liquid methane and ethane. Researchers are also studying a lake near Titan's north pole larger than Lake Superior.
Oct. 11, 2007
Last week, cameras in Iowa captured a giant atmospheric wave passing over Des Moines--see the movie in today's story. Atmospheric scientists believe these waves, called undular bores, may be more common and important than previously thought.
Oct. 4, 2007
Fifty years after the launch of Sputnik kicked off the Space Age, an ultra-modern probe heading for Pluto is using retro Sputnik-like tones to communicate with Earth.
Oct. 1, 2007
Earlier this year, Comet Encke was passing a little too close to the Sun when a coronal mass ejection (CME) hit the comet and ripped off its tail. NASA's STEREO spacecraft was watching and recorded a must-see movie featured in today's story.
Sept. 28, 2007
Researchers from the Marshall Space Flight Center have built a new "lunar impact" observatory in rural north Georgia. They're using it for their own cutting edge research and sharing the facility with local middle- and high-school students.
Sept. 27, 2007
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has left Earth on a mission to explore the giant AsteroidsCeres and Vesta. Today's Science@NASA story explains the scientific reasons for making the trip.