Latest Explorer program Stories
A new and improved atlas and catalog, brimming with data on three-quarters of a billion objects detected during two full scans of the sky, were released by NASA on Friday from their Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission.
Similar to reading tree rings, astronomers are able to read the rings in a galaxy’s disk to help gain a better understanding of its past.
Research published in Friday’s issue of the journal Science looks to shed new light on how changing environmental conditions in near-Earth space known as “space weather” can occur.
NASA announced its Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) will be coming out of retirement to track near-Earth objects (NEOs).
NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) has provided scientists with their first look at the Sun's atmosphere.
Using observations from two different NASA spacecraft, scientists have shed new light on the process behind solar flares and eruptions: magnetic reconnection.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.