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Ten True Facts Guaranteed to Short-Circuit Republican Brains

As a public service to those who find themselves inextricably cornered by aggressively ill-informed Republicans at work, on the train or at family …

Super Guppy in the NASA Langley Hangar

A representative test article of a futuristic hybrid wing body aircraft was unloaded from the Super Guppy on Thursday, Dec. 11 at the NASA's Langley …

Fish

Sedimentary Signs of a Martian Lakebed

This evenly layered rock photographed by the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover shows a pattern typical of a lake-floor sedimentary …

Space
X-rays

NASA Computer Model Provides a New Portrait of Carbon Dioxide

[image-50]An ultra-high-resolution NASA computer model has given scientists a stunning new look at how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere travels …

Unreal, Amazing and Breath Taking Photos From Outer Space, page 1

Folks,<p>Sometimes you need to drop whatever you are doing and look up at the stars.<p>I just spent a good half hour outside stargazing, and was inspired …

NASA Airborne Campaigns Focus on Climate Impacts in the Arctic

This red plane is a DHC-3 Otter, the plane flown in NASA's Operation IceBridge-Alaska surveys of mountain glaciers in Alaska.Over the past few …

Global Warming

Florida to Louisiana Viewed From the International Space Station

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman captured this image of Florida to Louisiana just before dawn, taken from the International Space Station, and posted it …

Space

Crescent Mimas

A thin sliver of Mimas is illuminated, the long shadows showing off its many craters, indicators of the moon's violent history.

Astronomy

Landing on a comet

On November 11, ESA's Rosetta spacecraft will put the Philae lander on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. The chosen primary landing site is seen above.<p>…

Bárðarbunga: On Hot Tubs and Ice (updated x1)

Perhaps you were watching the GPS meters. Or perhaps you read it on a blog. Either way, you might have heard some concerning news: Grímsfjall is …

Flying Through an Aurora

European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst posted this photograph taken from the International Space Station to social media on Aug. 29, 2014.

European Space Agency

Bárðarbunga: Accelerating (Plus: Got questions? Here's your chance for answers)

Zoom.<p>Here you can see why the Eastfjörds keep getting these high pollution blasts. The plume blows strongly eastward and breaks into strands. When …

Tips and Ideas for Your New York City Vacation

Get a bird's eye view of the Big Apple with this thrilling helicopter ride.<p>NYC boasts more than 20 food halls, with a handful of newcomers in 2017, …

China Vacations and Ideas

The following list of the New Seven Wonders is presented without ranking, and aims to represent global heritage.<p>On a layover in Hong Kong? Check out …

Supernova SN 2014J Explodes

On January 21, 2014, astronomers witnessed a supernova soon after it exploded in the Messier 82, or M82, galaxy.

NASA Sees the Supermoon From Washington

A perigee full moon or "supermoon" is seen, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in Washington. A supermoon occurs when the moon’s orbit is closest (perigee) to …

Astronomy

NASA says puzzling new space drive can generate thrust without propellant

The basic principle behind space propulsion is very simple: for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Use a rocket engine to throw …

Iberian Peninsula at Night

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station recorded this early evening photo of the entire Iberian Peninsula (Spain …

Iberian Peninsula

Solar Dynamics Observatory Captures Images of Lunar Transit

On July 26, 2014, from 10:57 a.m. to 11:42 a.m. EDT, the moon crossed between NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) and the sun, a phenomenon …

Observatories

Water's Early Journey in a Solar System (Artist Concept)

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope observed a fledgling solar system like the one depicted in this artist's concept, and discovered deep within it enough …

Astronomy

Fresh images from Rosetta reveals surface detail of comet quarry

The ESA's Rosetta spacecraft is now close enough to its target, the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P), to begin to discern some of the surface …

Space

Mysterious Siberian Crater Found at "End of the World" May Portend Methane Climate Catastrophe

Oblique view of crater shows an elevated rim but around a deep hole. This morphology is indicative of a methane explosion, not a meteorite impact or …

The Most Precise Measurement of an Alien World's Size

NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes have made the most precise measurement yet of the size of a planet beyond our solar system.

NASA

Chandra Celebrates 15th Anniversary: Supernova Remnant 3C58

This new 2014 Chandra image shows the center of 3C58, which contains a rapidly spinning neutron star surrounded by a thick ring, or torus, of X-ray …

Supernovae

Chandra Celebrates 15th Anniversary: Crab Nebula

Chandra takes a new look at the remnants of an ancient supernova explosion that created what is now called the Crab Nebula.

Nebulas