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Ghostly Trio Imaged Using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope
2013-10-29 10:12:36

In the spirit of Halloween, scientists are releasing a trio of stellar ghosts caught in infrared light by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

Patchy Clouds On Exotic World Found By NASA Space Telescopes
2013-10-01 09:19:03

Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes have created the first cloud map of a planet beyond our solar system, a sizzling, Jupiter-like world known as Kepler-7b.

NASA And Homeland Security Testing Disaster Recovery Tool
2013-09-25 15:21:17

NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are collaborating on a first-of-its-kind portable radar device to detect the heartbeats and breathing patterns of victims trapped in large piles of rubble resulting from a disaster.

2013-09-20 23:01:49

The NASA/JPL/UMD Deep Impact spacecraft ends its missions, but leaves a powerful, UMD-led legacy of scientific discovery. College Park, MD (PRWEB) September

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Deputy Director Retiring
2013-09-19 13:27:07

Gen. Eugene Tattini, who has served for the past 12 years as deputy director of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., will begin his retirement on Sept. 20. His successor, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Larry D. James, will assume his duties on Sept. 23.

2013-09-19 10:28:43

Gen. Eugene Tattini, who has served for the past 12 years as deputy director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., will begin his retirement on Sept. 20.

NASA Technology Detects Heartbeat In Rubble
2013-09-18 09:57:44

NASA and the Department of Homeland Security have developed a technology that can detect a human heartbeat behind 20 feet of solid concrete or 30 feet of crushed material.

2013-09-17 23:30:26

American Express Global Corporate Payments will sponsor the one-day event on Thursday, October 10, 2013.

NASA Inviting Social Media Fans To Earth Science Event
2013-09-17 07:27:04

NASA is inviting its social media followers to apply for participation in a two-day NASA Social on Nov. 4 and 5 at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.