May 29, 2001
NASA's own 'Bionic Woman' is applying artificial intelligence to teach Robotshow to behave a little more like human explorers.
May 23, 2001
Farmers will soon have a new tool for getting the most out of their fields. NASA's Aqua satellite will provide crucial information about the water in the ground and the weather on the horizon.
July 23, 2001
Inspired by science fiction classics, NASA scientists are building a talking, thinking and flying robot to help Astronautswith their chores in space.
Jan. 11, 2001
New evidence from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatorysuggests that a known pulsar is the present-day counterpart to a stellar explosion witnessed by Chinese astronomers in 386 AD.
Jan. 5, 2001
Plenty of clues suggest that liquid water once flowed on Mars --raising hopes that life could have arisen there-- but the evidence remains inconclusive and sometimes contradictory.
Aug. 28, 2001
Using space-based satellite data and sophisticated computer programs, scientists are learning more about capricious wildfires -- including where they're likely to start and what we can do to prevent them.
Jan. 8, 2001
This Tuesday, January 9th, sky watchers across some parts of Earth will enjoy a total lunar eclipse. But what would they see if they lived, instead, on the Moon?
April 19, 2001
The Lyrid meteor shower peaks on Sunday, April 22nd. Looking at the Lyrids can be fun, but now you can listen to them, too, using NASA's online meteor radar.
Feb. 5, 2001
Here on Earth the only way to make carbonate rocks is with the aid of liquid water. Finding such rocks on Mars might prove, once and for all, that the barren Red Planet was once warm and wet.
Oct. 11, 2001
Most of the world's ozone-destroying pollutants come from the northern half of our planet. Yet Earth's yawning ozone hole straddles the south pole -- not the north. Why? Read this and find out!