WATCH LIVE TONIGHT! Geminid Meteor Shower Webcasts from Slooh, NASA
The online Slooh community observatory will broadcast live views of the Geminid meteor shower Saturday (Dec. 13) starting at 8 p.m. EST (0100 Dec. 14 GMT).
Star Facts: The Basics of Star Names and Stellar Evolution
Learn how stars form, how stars and constellations are named, what happens when stars like our sun evolve, and ultimately, die.
Mars Curiosity: Facts and Information
The two-year mission of the one-ton rover is to find out if Mars is, or was, capable of supporting life.
Holiday Lights From Space: Images From the Suomi NPP Satellite
These images show that many cities around the world shine more brightly during the holiday season - December in the United States, and the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the Middle East - than they do during the rest of the year.
Young, Hot Blue Stars Dazzle Especially Open Cluster | Video
New imagery captured by the La Silla Observatory MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope of of star cluster Messier 47, shows a star cluster where only ~50 stars can be seen in an area 12 light-year across area.
Blue Stars Sparkle in Spectacular Deep Space Star Cluster (Video, Photos)
A new image of a well-known star cluster in the southern sky, shows off hot blue stars sparkling amid red giants.
Holiday Lights From Space: Satellite Sees Cities Brighten (Photos)
City lights across the United States blaze 20 to 50 percent more brightly in December than they do the rest of the year, and some cities in the Middle East brighten by more than 50 percent during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, researchers said.
Curiosity Rover Finds Life''s Building Blocks on Mars
The discovery is not evidence that life exists, or has ever existed, on Mars, researchers stressed. But it does mark the first time that organics have been confirmed inside Red Planet rocks, and it checks off a chief goal of the rover team.
Holiday Lights From Space Tell Cultural Tale | Video
Imagery from the NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite show lighting patterns change on holidays around the world. Energy usage varies across across different cultural and socioeconomic areas.
Relive Curiosity''s ''7 Minutes Of Terror'' On Discovery Channel | Video ClipStories 1 - 10 of 3963
Adam Steltzner and the rest of the Mars Science Laboratory team eagerly anticipate the rover''s landing on Mars in this exclusive clip from "Red Planet Rover". The show premieres on the Discovery Channel on Dec. 18th, 2014 at 10pm EST/PST.