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A hypnotizing vortex? A peek into a witch's cauldron? A giant space-spider web?
Hubble Celebrates Halloween with a Glowering, Dying Star
New Juno findings provide a fuller picture of Jupiter’s colorful atmospheric features, and offer clues about what's below the clouds.
NASA's Juno: Science Results Offer First 3D View of Jupiter Atmosphere
NASA scientists are calling for a framework that provides context for findings related to the search for life.
Are We Alone in the Universe? NASA Calls for New Framework
Researchers have expanded the Pluto photo album to include a portion of the dwarf planet's landscape they're calling the “dark side.”
Using "Charon-light," Researchers Image Pluto's Dark Side in Faint Moonlight
The 2021 Antarctic ozone hole reached its maximum area on Oct. 7 and ranks 13th-largest since 1979, according to NASA and NOAA scientists.
2021 Antarctic Ozone Hole 13th-Largest, Will Persist into November
A study shows how the chemicals in an exoplanet’s atmosphere can reveal whether the temperature on its surface is too hot for liquid water.
How to Find Hidden Oceans on Distant Worlds? Use Chemistry
The public can help teach an artificial intelligence algorithm to recognize scientific features in images taken by NASA’s Perseverance rover.
You Can Help Train NASA's Rovers to Better Explore Mars
NASA is looking into whether mixed reality technology could help with repairs and upgrades on the Cold Atom Lab aboard the space station.
Upgrading the Space Station's Cold Atom Lab With Mixed Reality
The lives and accomplishments of both women aviation pioneers have now been honored with the naming of landmarks on Pluto.
Pluto Landmarks Named for Aviation Pioneers Sally Ride and Bessie Coleman
Signs of a planet transiting a star outside of the Milky Way galaxy may have been detected for the first time.
Chandra Sees Evidence for Possible Planet in Another Galaxy
Do you see a monster in this picture? Do the bright spots near the top of the image look like the piercing eyes and elongated snout of Godzilla?
A ‘Monster' Star-Forming Region Spied by NASA's Spitzer
Catch Mars mania as an exhibit visits more than a dozen towns across the U.S. with lifelike models of Perseverance and Ingenuity.
‘Roving With Perseverance': NASA Mars Rover and Helicopter Models on Tour