Comet Siding Spring Gives Mars a Really Close Shave

This past October 19, the comet came within roughly 87,000 miles (139,500 kilometers) of the Red Planet
by Laura Sinpetru, October 20th, 2014
 

Mars Thinks It's on “The Biggest Loser,” Is Shedding Hydrogen like Crazy

The Red Planet is also shaking off oxygen and carbon, evidence provided by NASA's MAVEN spacecraft indicates
by Laura Sinpetru, October 15th, 2014
 

This Year's September Was the Hottest Ever Documented

NASA scientists say this means 2014 has high chances to become the hottest year documented since record keeping began
by Laura Sinpetru, October 14th, 2014
 

Watch: Stunning Time-Lapse Shows Earth as Seen from Space

This positively stunning video comprises images taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station
by Laura Sinpetru, October 11th, 2014
 

One-in-a-Million-Years Event: On October 19, a Comet Will Visit Mars

The comet, dubbed Siding Spring, is expected to get as close as 87,000 miles (139,500 kilometers) from the Red Planet
by Laura Sinpetru, October 10th, 2014
Astronauts of the Future Might Sleep Their Way to Mars

Astronauts of the Future Might Sleep Their Way to Mars

by Laura Sinpetru, October 7th, 2014
The idea is to put astronauts in a deep sleep state not very different to suspended animation, specialists explain
 

The Deep Ocean Is Still Cold, Which Means Earth Is Missing Some Heat

Study finds the deep ocean hasn't experienced temperature shifts drastic enough to explain why global warming has slowed
by Laura Sinpetru, October 7th, 2014
 

Watch: Lunar Eclipse Will Turn the Moon Blood Red This October 8

NASA video explains all there is to know about the lunar eclipse bound to happen later this week, on Wednesday
by Laura Sinpetru, October 6th, 2014
 

Filament of Solar Material Is 1 Million Miles (1.6 Million Kilometers) Long

NASA scientists say the snaking filament lies in front of the Sun, might last for several days, maybe weeks
by Laura Sinpetru, October 4th, 2014
 

Photo of the Day: Cloud Over the Pacific Is a Perfect Circle

The photo was taken by NASA's Terra satellite earlier this month, made it online just a few days ago
by Laura Sinpetru, September 30th, 2014
Watch: Solar Flares Explained in One Brilliant NASA Video

Watch: Solar Flares Explained in One Brilliant NASA Video

by Laura Sinpetru, September 24th, 2014
Solar flares and coronal mass ejections sometimes happen at the same time, but they are not the same thing
 

Arctic's Sea Ice Coverage Drops, Hits Sixth Lowest Extent on Record

On September 17, the Arctic sea ice coverage spanned over 5.02 million square kilometers (1.94 million square miles)
by Laura Sinpetru, September 24th, 2014
 

NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Reaches Mars, Gets Busy Orbiting It

The spacecraft spent 10 month journeying through space to reach the Red Planet, will soon start studying it
by Laura Sinpetru, September 22nd, 2014
 
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