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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.
NASA is preparing to launch an inexpensive, football-sized probe to study lightning, including its effects on the atmosphere and the possible link between the phenomenon and powerful energy bursts known as terrestrial gamma ray flashes.
Egon Jaeggin of Numerical Precision, Inc., recently took his grand kids to see the movie ‘Gravity.’ He quietly cheered during the first ten minutes as Dr.
Astronomers using the NASA Hubble Space Telescope have witnessed an asteroid with six comet-like tails of dust. NASA said the asteroid, designated P/2013 P5, resembles a rotating lawn sprinkler with the dust radiating from it like water being whipped around a yard.
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.
In an ambitious new project, NASA officials are looking to combine three of the agency’s most powerful space telescopes in what is being called the deepest probe of the universe ever attempted.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has delayed the launch of its Gaia mission due to a glitch found in another satellite already in orbit.
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