NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft discovered electric currents in Mercury's magnetosphere directed toward and away from the planet. Do the currents reach the planet? If so, where do they go?
A 16-month investigation of the dwarf planet Ceres could reveal a lot about the most massive body in the asteroid belt and could advance our understanding of the formation of terrestrial planets.
NASA's proposed budget would provide a small increase overall as well as for the agency's Science Mission Directorate.
Robotic probes could help us collect samples from the Moon, potentially revealing the origins of our solar system.
NASA and NOAA images reveal brighter than average December lights in the United States, brighter Ramadan nights in the Middle East.
In its first month, NASA’s orbiter saw effects of the solar wind at low altitude and tracked a plume of gases escaping into space
Faced with the prospect of a large data gap in solar irradiance records, scientists take steps to ensure that this key climate variable stays monitored.
Researchers estimated the sampling biases that affect temperature and humidity climatologies derived from detectors on NASA’s Aqua satellite.
How Can Remote Sensing Address Information Needs and Gaps in Water Quality and Quantity Management?; Cincinnati, Ohio, 28 April–2 May 2014
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, which is en route to explore Pluto and its planetary system in 2015, crossed the orbit of Neptune on 25 August.