Voyager 1: Since 2004, the Voyager 1 probe has been exploring a region of space where solar wind slows abruptly and crashes into the thin gas between stars.
Scientists have found a hydrothermal vent community three miles beneath the sea near the Cayman Islands. Other vents have led to the discovery of new and exotic creatures.
NASA scientists were surprised to find shrimp and jellyfish below the ice in Antarctica.
NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) spacecraft recently detected a mysterious ribbon of particles at the edge of the solar system. Scientists now say it may have been formed by atoms reflected back into the solar system by the Milky Way's magnetic field.
Water from the Zipingpu Reservoir in China stressed two nearby faults in ways that hastened the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake by tens to hundreds of years, scientists say.
After a beautiful landscape reemerged, a new plan for Lake Powell water usage has taken shape.
New discoveries about reefs, pinniped evolution, and climate change.