Latest Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer Stories
New asteroid population numbers given by NASA shows that Earth isn't as threatened as previously thought by the space rocks.
Astronomers using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have captured rare data of a flaring black hole, revealing new details about these powerful objects and their blazing jets.
NASA said on Monday that the family of asteroids believed to be responsible for the destruction of dinosaurs is innocent.
Scientists using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have discovered the coldest class of star-like bodies, with temperatures as cool as the human body.
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronomers studying observations taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission have discovered the first known "Trojan" asteroid orbiting the sun along with Earth.
Ancient astronomers looked up at the dark skies in wonder, as the stars marched by overhead like precision dancers.
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