June 11, 1999
The hunt for ancient life on Mars has led scientists to an other-worldly place on Earth called Mono Lake.
April 27, 1999
Last week's Lyrid meteor shower was a bit of a disappointment visually, but it put on quite a show for radio observers. In this story you can learn about the basics of radio Meteorsand listen to radar echoes from a bright shooting star.
March 2, 1999
Scientists look ahead at a new telescope which could lead to observations of violent magnetic fields on the sun with resolution 10 times better than the best solar instrument today.
May 25, 1999
This story places today's HST measurements in context with history and background information about "Hubble's Constant," along with a primer on modern cosmology.
Aug. 30, 1999
A century-old radiation detection tool may be pressed into service to see if neutrinos change flavor. The answer may change our models of subatomic particles and the universe.
April 23, 1999
The Red Planetmakes its nearest approach to Earth in 1999 during the next two weeks. It's a great opportunity to view Mars through a telescope or simply with the naked eye.
June 20, 1999
NASA's QuickScat ocean winds satellite was sucessfully launched on June 19. It will provide scientists crucial data for monitoring and understanding global weather anomalies like El Nino and La Nina.
Sept. 21, 1999
Mars Climate Orbiter is set to enter orbit around The Red Planetthis week. It will become the first interplanetary weather satellite and a communications relay for the next lander mission to explore Mars.
Jan. 19, 1999
NASA/Marshall Space Science News joins 4 other web sites as nominees for the Internet's most prestigious science award.
Dec. 13, 1999
For two days in May, 1999, the solar wind that blows constantly from the Sun virtually disappeared -- the most drastic and longest-lasting decrease ever observed.