02.27.12 - A curious correlation between the mass of a galaxy's central black hole and the velocity of stars in a vast, roughly spherical structure has puzzled astronomers for years.
02.23.12 - Why does NASA sometimes schedule a rocket launch for the middle of the night, or aim for a liftoff time when weather is notoriously unlikely to cooperate?
02.22.12 - Astronomers have discovered buckyballs in a solid form in space. Prior to this discovery, the microscopic carbon spheres had been found only in gas form in the cosmos.
02.22.12 - New observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope show a waterworld enshrouded by a thick, steamy atmosphere.
02.23.12 - Station crew uses a combination of nutrients and specially designed workout equipment to combat bone loss.
02.23.12 - NASA's Will Zhang has experimented with a new technique for efficiently manufacturing low-cost telescope mirror segments to collect and focus high-energy X-ray photons.
02.20.12 - New images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft show the moon's crust is being stretched, forming minute valleys in a few small areas on the lunar surface.
02.26.12 - From Feb. 23 through Feb. 24, our sun produced an astonishing five solar eruptions, launched from the top, bottom, left and right sides of the solar disk.
02.22.12 - Earth's clouds got a little lower -- about one percent on average -- during the first decade of this century, finds a new NASA-funded university study based on NASA satellite data.
02.21.12 - Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have clocked the fastest wind yet discovered blowing off a disk around a stellar-mass black hole.