Jan. 16, 2003
This morning the Space ShuttleColumbia left Earth on an extraordinary mission--to study flames that form balls and flit around like UFOs, to collect exotic scents from space-traveling flowers, to reveal the inner workings of the human brain. And much more!
May 30, 2003
Sky watchers in Europe, Asia, and parts of Alaska and Canada will experience a partial eclipse of the Sun on Saturday, May 31st.
May 29, 2003
NASA-supported researchers are learning to make designer cells for dehydrated blood supplies and space-age medicines.
March 21, 2003
The first-ever national high school rocketry competition will send dozens of eggs hurtling into the air.
July 25, 2003
A new kind of glass pane containing liquid crystal droplets might have applications ranging from improving the Internet to discovering new planets.
April 17, 2003
Experiments onboard the International Space Stationcould accelerate the drive toward a hydrogen-based economy.
Feb. 28, 2003
Earth is approaching a cometary debris stream that might trigger an unusual Antarctic meteor shower this weekend.
Aug. 11, 2003
High above Earth where seismic waves never reach, satellites may be able to detect earthquakes--before they strike.
Aug. 25, 2003
This week Earth makes its nearest approach to Mars in almost 60,000 years. Everyone on our planet will be close to Mars--but somewhere, someone will be the closest of all. Where?
Sept. 25, 2003
Researchers have dreamed up some ingenious experiments using odds and ends onboard the International Space Station.