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Handheld Sun
Handheld Sun
The entire Sun is now available in the palm of your hand. 3D is the latest iPhone app to take advantage of NASA technology.Read More...
Great Geminids
Great Geminids
Mid-December's Geminids meteor shower is expected to be one of the better shows in the night sky this year.Read More...
The Discovery of the Galilean Satellites
The Discovery of the Galilean Satellites
Probably the most significant contribution that Galileo Galilei made to science was the discovery of the four satellites around Jupiter that are now named in his honor.Read More...
Watch Spaceships Crash into the Moon Early Friday
Watch Spaceships Crash into the Moon Early Friday
Science@NASA offers tips for viewing the LCROSS lunar impact this Friday. Viewers east of the Mississippi should tune in to NASA TV. Folks west of the Mississippi might be able to watch with a telescope.Read More...
Hello, Juno
Hello, Juno
Asteroid Juno will be brighter than usual in late September, making it visible even with binoculars for anyone under dark skies.Read More...
Hello Again, Hubble
Hello Again, Hubble
Hubble is back and better than ever. Let the observing begin!Read More...
Chandra Turns Ten
Chandra Turns Ten
Astronomers are celebrating 10 years of surprising, violent and beautiful images of the high-energy Universe from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory.Read More...
The Girl Who Named Pluto
The Girl Who Named Pluto
In a 2006 interview, Venetia Burney Phair talks about how she, at age 11, got to name a planet. Mrs. Phair died at the age of 90 last month.Read More...
New Gamma-Ray Burst Smashes Cosmic Distance Record
New Gamma-Ray Burst Smashes Cosmic Distance Record
NASA's Swift satellite found a gamma-ray burst from a star that died when the universe was only 630 million years old. The event, dubbed GRB 090423, is the most distant cosmic explosion ever seen.Read More...
Venus Disappears During Meteor Shower
Venus Disappears During Meteor Shower
A meteor shower. A crescent Moon. A disappearing planet. These three things will be on display April 22nd when the Moon occults Venus during the annual Lyrid meteor shower.Read More...
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