Category: space

All Missions On Board for NASA Heliophysics Research

Scientists have been studying the near-Earth environment for the better part of a century, but many mysteries — like where the energetic particles that pervade the area originate and become energized — still remain. In a new type of collaborative study, scientists combined data from 16 separate NASA and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) spacecraft

Ice is always beauty

Ice can be stunningly lovely and furthermore very fluctuated in its appearance. The most evident contrasts are between the two fundamental ice sorts: arrive ice and ocean ice. In any case, even ocean ice can fluctuate drastically starting with one place then onto the next. On November 14, Operation IceBridge researcher John Sonntag took this

Free-Floating Planets May be More Common Than Stars

  PASADENA, Calif. — Astronomers, including a NASA-funded team member, have discovered a new class of Jupiter-sized planets floating alone in the dark of space, away from the light of a star. The team believes these lone worlds were probably ejected from developing planetary systems. The discovery is based on a joint Japan-New Zealand survey