The Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, mission will provide the first three-dimensional views of this fundamental process that can accelerate particles to nearly the speed of light.
In deep space, floating between the stars, lies an abundance of atoms -- carbon, oxygen, hydrogen -- that over millions of years will grow into new stars and new planets.
Life took root more than four billion years ago on our nascent Earth, a wetter and harsher place than now, bathed in sizzling ultraviolet rays.
Scientists combined observations from two NASA missions to check out the moon’s lopsided shape and how it changes under Earth’s sway – a response not seen from orbit before.
The United States was in a prime orbital position and time of day to view the eclipse on April 15, 2014.
Astronomers are announcing today that they have acquired the first direct evidence that gravitational waves rippled through our infant universe during an explosive period of growth called inflation.
NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., have confirmed that NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft impacted the surface of the moon
A newfound asteroid will safely pass Earth on June 8 from a distance of about 777,000 miles (1.25 million kilometers), more than three times farther away than our moon.
Social media followers and news media representatives came to learn about a NASA project that is investigating the effects of alternative fuels on the environment.
Republicans say e-mails released Tuesday on the attack in Benghazi, Libya, shows a White House official urged that the assault on the U.S. consulate be blamed on a protest that never happened.
Pivoting planets that lean one way and then change orientation within a short geological time period might be surprisingly habitable
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee head Darrell Issa, R-Calif., announced Friday that he has issued a subpoena to Secretary of State John Kerry
A mishap involving a Training Air Wing FIVE TH-57 Sea Ranger helicopter occurred at approximately 10:15 a.m. CDT on June 5
Space, long thought to be America’s final frontier, has transformed over the past several decades into a complex domain the Air Force must operate in safely.
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