Science

To Infinity and Beyond: NASA Collaborates on New Lightyear Film

NASA assets have a far-reaching audience including those beyond scientists and engineers. Visual resources including imagery and other video footage, filming at NASA centers across the country, and providing technical expertise are just some of the ways the agency partners with the film and television industry. One of the latest examples hitting the big screen is NASA’s work Pixar on Lightyear.   According to Pixar, Lightyear...

New Spacewalking, Moonwalking Services

NASA has selected Axiom Space and Collins Aerospace to advance spacewalking capabilities in low-Earth orbit and at the Moon, by buying services that provide astronauts with next generation spacesuit and spacewalk systems to work outside the International Space Station, explore the lunar surface on Artemis missions, and prepare for human missions to Mars. The awards leverage NASA expertise with commercial innovation to support continued science at...

First Images From NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Coming Soon

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a partnership with ESA (European Space Agency) and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), will release its first full-color images...

Total Lunar Eclipse on View May 15-16

On the night of May 15, and into the early hours of May 16, skywatchers will be treated to a phenomenon which takes place...

Sagittarius A*: NASA Telescopes Support Event Horizon Telescope in Studying Milky Way’s Black Hole

The main panel of this graphic contains X-ray data from Chandra (blue) depicting hot gas that was blown away from massive stars near the...

Scientists with NASA’s MMS Mission Crack 60-Year Mystery of Fast Magnetic Explosions

In just minutes, a flare on the Sun can release enough energy to power the whole world for 20,000 years. An explosive process called...

Hubble Confirms Largest Comet Nucleus Ever Seen

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has determined the size of the largest icy comet nucleus ever seen by astronomers. The estimated diameter is approximately 80...

Hubble Spots Farthest Star Ever Seen

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has established an extraordinary new benchmark: detecting the light of a star that existed within the first billion years after...

Einstein doctorate diploma from his miraculous year leads Bonhams April fine books & manuscripts sale

New York – Einstein’s original Doctorate Certificate from 1905, an important personal relic of the 20th-century’s greatest scientist, will lead the Bonhams Fine Books...

NASA’s Webb Reaches Alignment Milestone, Optics Working Successfully

Following the completion of critical mirror alignment steps, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope team expects that Webb’s optical performance will be able to meet...

Sea Level to Rise up to a Foot by 2050, Interagency Report Finds

NASA, NOAA, USGS, and other U.S. government agencies project that the rise in ocean height in the next 30 years could equal the total...

Hubble Glimpses a Galactic Duo

Two enormous galaxies capture your attention in this spectacular image taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope using the Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3). The galaxy...

Albert Einstein. Physicist. Theory of Relativity

Albert Einstein is the most renowned scientist in the XX Century. Author of the Theory of Relativity. Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April...

Huge Rings Around a Black Hole

A spectacular set of rings around a black hole has been captured using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory. The X-ray...