May 19, 2011
A storm of rare power has formed in Saturn's northern hemisphere. Wreaking havoc for months, it now stretches around the entire planet and can be seen through backyard telescopes.
May 18, 2011
Astronomers have discovered a new class of planets floating alone in the dark of space. These lone worlds are probably outcasts from developing planetary systems and, moreover, they could be twice as numerous as the stars themselves.
May 16, 2011
NASA has released a unique satellite image tracing the damage of a monster EF-4 tornado that tore through Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on April 27th.
May 9, 2011
No coffee? No problem. To wake up any morning this week, all you need to do is look out the window for a spectacular dawn conjunction of planets.
May 6, 2011
On Wednesday, April 27th, Science@NASA writer Dauna Coulter found herself near ground zero as a super-outbreak of tornadoes ripped through North Alabama. This is the story about the science of the event she wrote and submitted from within the disaster zone.
May 4, 2011
NASA has announced the results of an epic physics experiment which confirms the reality of a space-time vortex around our planet.
April 28, 2011
NASA's Voyager probes are at the edge of the solar system carrying a surprising message from Earth to possible extraterrestrial civilizations.
April 28, 2011
More than 30 years after they were launched, NASA's two Voyager probes have traveled to the edge of the solar system and are on the doorstep of interstellar space.
April 26, 2011
Mark your calendar. On May 6th, Earth will pass through a stream of debris from Halley's comet, producing a mild but beautiful meteor shower known as the "eta Aquarids."
April 22, 2011
People across the globe are working together to help scientists analyze data from NASA's Hubble, Kepler, and LRO instruments. And they're making surprising discoveries of their own!