Sept. 12, 2008
To improve hurricane forecasting, NASA engineers are spending time in a spooky room where 'no one can hear you scream.'
Sept. 10, 2008
Scientists are beginning to unravel the mystery of an extraordinary gamma-ray burst on March 19, 2008, which was visible to the naked eye. It turns out the explosion was aimed directly at Earth.
Sept. 5, 2008
NASA researchers are preparing to launch an experimental telescope that can see a layer of the sun thought to be the "birthplace of space weather."
Sept. 2, 2008
Backyard astronomers watching the Perseid meteor shower last month saw meteoroids hitting not only Earth but also the Moon. They recorded the impacts using backyard telescopes and off-the-shelf cameras, showing that "lunar meteors" are easy targets for amateur observatories and that amateur astronomers can contribute to NASA's lunar research.
Aug. 26, 2008
Today, NASA revealed first light images and announced a new name for its latest space telescope.
Aug. 25, 2008
Astronautson board the International Space Stationhave recently photographed strange electric-blue clouds hovering at the edge of space.
Aug. 19, 2008
What if you woke up one morning and found your whole planet had been swallowed by the atmosphere of a star? Don't laugh, it could happen to you, and NASA has a special program to deal with it.
Aug. 15, 2008
NASA scientists are preparing to launch a "flying tractor" with microwave sensors to explore the nitty-gritty realm beneath your feet.
Aug. 11, 2008
There are places on The Moonwhere the sun hasn't shined for millions of years, inky-dark places that may harbor a treasure of great value. NASA's is about to light one of them up.
Aug. 6, 2008