April 4, 2001
Last night, the Science@NASA family of web sites received the 2000 Pirelli INTERNETional, a prestigious international award for science communications.
Dec. 11, 2001
Discovered in space, an amazing method for growing well-ordered crystals is working here on Earth, too. NASA scientists are figuring out the Physicsbehind the procedure.
April 9, 2001
NASA scientists are learning how to grow plants in space. Such far-out crops will eventually take their place alongside people, microbes and machines in self-contained habitats for astronauts.
Feb. 15, 2001
NASA scientists who monitor the Sun say that our star's awesome magnetic field is flipping -- a sure sign that solar maximum is here.
Sept. 13, 2001
It's just a matter of time, say researchers, before astronomers find something as big as Pluto in the chilly outer reaches of the solar system.
Oct. 4, 2001
Astronaut and explorer Jim Reilly tells what it's like to do construction work in the far-out environment of space.
March 9, 2001
Not all NASA adventures happen in space. In this story a scientist describes his down-to-Earth encounters with poisonous snakes, charging elephants and more!
Jan. 18, 2001
While surface temperatures across most of the globe are on the rise, the eastern U.S. appears to be slowly cooling.
April 3, 2001
Nothing goes to waste on the International Space Stationwhere nearly everything is recycled. What makes this ecologist's dream world work? Some of the fanciest plumbing in the solar system!
June 29, 2001
Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have spotted mysterious planet-sized objects apparently running loose in a distant cluster of stars.