Topic: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
A new study has found that spacequakes – tremors in the Earth's magnetosphere caused by plasma ejected from the sun – tend to pack a punch.
07/28/2010 01:15 pm
Halley's Comet and other named comets may have formed around other stars in the galaxy, but were snatched into orbit around the sun back when it was packed with hundreds of other stars.
06/10/2010 03:42 pm
When galaxies merge, some black holes will suddenly emit 10 billion times the energy of the sun. Using data from NASA's Swift satellite, scientists now know why this happens.
05/27/2010 05:39 pm
Forget blizzards here on Earth. A Saturn storm is so large and fierce that even amateur astronomers from Earth can watch it.
05/01/2010 01:56 am
New NASA calculations suggest that solar wind blowing across the moon's surface may electrically charge polar craters.
04/29/2010 05:22 pm
Today's green news: reading about edible clothing, your dog's eco-pawprint, a green plane, and lightning's effect on the environment.
11/04/2009 12:00 am
Astronauts made all the needed repairs, giving the telescope five to 10 more years of life.
05/19/2009 01:00 am
Astronauts make a giant leap toward repairing the telescope in the first of five spacewalks.
05/15/2009 01:00 am
With custom-made tools and a rescue plan, the seven-member crew of the Atlantis aim to upgrade the iconic telescope.
05/11/2009 01:00 am
02/23/2009 12:00 am