Tina Renee White

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NASA photos of Earth: Comparing the planet 1972 to 2015

The 1972 "Blue Marble" photo of Earth offered a previously unseen view of the world: A single image of the planet lit by the sun. In an instant, the image became iconic.<p>Since that time, many satellite photos of Earth have been taken in different ways and from different views. Usually, because the …

Mass Effect Andromeda Wiki Guide - IGN

Welcome to the complete guide to Mass Effect: Andromeda, released for PS4, Xbox One, and PC March 20, 2017. Below you'll find links to the many …

Scientists have built a lab 62 feet under the sea, but they aren't using it to explore the ocean

NEEMO is the only undersea research station in the world, and astronaut crews have been training with it ever since the facility was first established in 2001.<p>Resting on the Atlantic ocean's seafloor, 62 feet below the surface and 3.5 miles off the coastlines of Key Largo, Florida, NEEMO offers …

2015 May 17 - NGC 2440: Pearl of a New White Dwarf

<b>NGC 2440: Pearl of a New White Dwarf</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> H. Bond (STScI), R. Ciardullo (PSU), WFPC2, HST, NASA; <i>Processing:</i> Forrest Hamilton<p><b>Explanation:</b> Like …

Cosmology

Arab Mars Probe May Resolve Red Planet's Atmospheric Puzzles

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Space Agency’s plan to send a compact car-sized probe into orbit around Mars appears to have a dual purpose. With last week’s announcement of its blueprints and science goals for the mission now set for launch in July 2020, the UAE signaled that the probe will secure …

Mars Mission

​Anti-matter mystery solved? Scientists say spiral magnetic fields to thank for our existence

Why does matter exist in the universe? It's not a simple question, but NASA's Fermi space telescope may be on its way to an answer. The instrument …

Corkscrew planets spiral back and forth between two stars

Helter skelter! It turns out that in some rare cases, a planet in a binary system may spiral around the axis that connects its two stars – although …

Universe

Alien Life on Oily Exoplanets Could Have Ether-based 'DNA'

In the search for life beyond Earth, scientists have justifiably focused on water because all biology as we know it requires this fluid.<p>A wild card, …

Biology

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

NASA Wallops takes step toward manned space flights

ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. -- One small step at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility could turn into one giant leap for the facility's commercial aspirations.<p>Wallops officials say they will study the potential environmental consequences of landing reusable booster rockets and manned spacecraft at the Accomack …

Space Travel

Europa's Elusive Water Plume Paints Grim Picture For Life

A meteorite may have been responsible for a water plume briefly spotted above Europa two years ago, implying it takes a very rare event to breach the …

Does Pluto have a core? | Space Facts – Astronomy, the Solar System & Outer Space | All About Space Magazine

We believe so. It’s thought that Pluto most likely has a rocky core surrounded by a shell of water and nitrogen ice. Planetary scientists have been …

Water on white dwarf raises prospects of H2O-rich planets

The findings, published by the Royal Astronomical Society, are based on the discovery of "a large quantity" of hydrogen and oxygen, the two chemical ingredients of water, in the atmosphere of a white dwarf star.<p>The find, based on observations by the William Herschel Telescope in the Canary Islands, …

Eerie 'X-Files' sounds recorded from the edge of space

Eerie sounds from the edge of space were recorded for the first time in 50 years aboard a NASA student balloon experiment.<p>Infrasound microphones …

Bill Nye is testing a spaceship that rides on sunbeams

LightSail project uses solar sails for propulsion<p>Back in 1976, famed physicist and astronomer Carl Sagan appeared on <i>The Tonight Show</i> to explain a new method of space travel. Using a technique called solar sailing, Sagan described a craft that used a large reflective sheet to "work exactly as a …

Space Travel

Extreme experiments to test space’s effect on the body

In the sublevels of a German building, volunteers will soon be lying at an unnatural angle, all to help better understand the effects of space travel on the human body. Richard Hollingham reports.<p>The recently opened Envihab at the German space agency (DLR) near Cologne looks like a building of the …

Space Science

Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home

The Milky Way Galaxy is most significant to humans because it is home sweet home. But when it comes down to it, our galaxy is a typical barred …

Universe

Dryden Flight Research Center - X-Press: July 2004

People and Places<p>Michael Adams: Remembering a Fallen Hero<p>Michael Adams poses beside the number one X-15 following a successful research flight on …

Aliens on Ceres? NASA Welcomes Public Speculation

Tweet<p>By Jason McClellan<br>www.openminds.tv<br>4-28-15<p>That bright mysterious spot on Ceres is still a mystery. And, although the source of this illuminated …

Graveyard of Stars May Surround Milky Way's Monster Black Hole

The remains of thousands of stars might exist in a vast graveyard near the giant black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy, a region where dead …

Secretive X-37B robot space plane returns to Earth - Technology & science - Space - Space.com | NBC News

After seven months in space, the U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B unmanned space plane returned to Earth on Friday to wrap up a debut flight shrouded in secrecy.<p>The robotic X-37B space plane landed at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to end its maiden voyage. The space plane, also known as …

Space Exploration

Hubble Still Wows At 25, But Wait Till You See What's Next

The James Webb Space Telescope promises to see in new ways, and even further back in time.<p>On this day 25 years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope hitched a ride to low-Earth orbit aboard space shuttle <i>Discovery</i>. It was the biggest, baddest space telescope ever launched, designed to stare back in time …

What is dark energy?

We need dark energy to explain why gravity seems to be driving galaxies in our universe apart instead of pulling them together.<p>The nature of dark …

When Hubble Stared at Nothing for 100 Hours

In 1995, astronomer Bob Williams wanted to point the Hubble Space Telescope at a patch of sky filled with absolutely nothing remarkable. For 100 hours.<p>It was a terrible idea, his colleagues told him, and a waste of valuable telescope time. People would kill for that amount of time with the sharpest …

Universe

How exoplanets rebooted NASA's search for life beyond Earth

NASA just announced a huge cooperative effort to analyze other worlds for possible life.<p>The Nexus for Exoplanet System Science, or NExSS, brings …

Telescopes

Hubble at 25: The iconic space telescope's greatest discoveries

During its first quarter century in orbit, the Hubble Space Telescope has helped revolutionize our understanding of the cosmos.<p>Washington — For most …

Did We Need The Moon? | Postcards from the Universe | Learn Science at Scitable

Looking out at the night sky, if we are so lucky, we see above us a familiar luminous orb. Our moon. Its beauty is enduring and its necessity to us …

NASA Unveils Spectacular Photo for Hubble Telescope's 25th Birthday

An awe-inspiring landscape of multicolored dust and jewel-like stars has been unveiled as the official image of the 25th anniversary of the Hubble …

The Air Force’s Secret Spacecraft Has Landed

Tweet<p>By Catherine Traywick<br>Time.com<br>6-19-12<p><b>The recently concluded 15-month mission of the Air Force OTV has prompted renewed speculation about what</b> …

Video catches space geckos playing

Researchers have never known geckos to play with objects the way humans do. But as you can see in the video clip above, something about low gravity made them loosen up.<p>According to researchers, it may be because the comfy, low-stress environment of space gave the geckos more energy than they're …

Mission Impossible