Nov. 29, 2004
Mark your calendar. On Tuesday, Dec. 7th, about an hour before sunrise, the crescent Moon will eclipse Jupiter.
May 21, 2004
The western United States is facing another long, dry summer. But why? What causes droughts? Are they predictable? NASA scientists are using data from space to unravel the mystery.
Sept. 10, 2004
A microbe from the Dead Sea may hold the key to protecting Astronautsfrom one of the greatest threats they would face during a mission to Mars: space radiation.
March 15, 2004
Astronomers have discovered a strange planet-like body in the distant reaches of the solar system.
July 7, 2004
There's a Blue Moon coming on July 31st. But will it really be blue? Believe it or not, scientists say blue-colored moons are real.
Aug. 19, 2004
The radiation Astronautsencounter in deep space could put vital blood-making cells in jeopardy.
May 12, 2004
The International Space Stationmakes a series of bright passes over the USA this week. On May 13th it will eclipse the planet Jupiter.
July 13, 2004
At the outer limits of our solar system, a solar shock wave is about to overtake NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft.
Sept. 27, 2004
A stream of interstellar helium atoms almost as hot as the surface of the Sun is blowing through the solar system.
June 16, 2004
An experiment onboard the International Space Stationis helping physicists decipher the group behavior of atoms and molecules.