Science & Astronomy Archive
13 May 2013, 10:07 AM ET
An X1.7-class solar flare erupted on the eastern limb of the Sun, as seen from Earth, on May 13th, 2013. It is not Earth directed but the resulting coronal mass ejects is on course to hit NASA's Epoxi and Spitzer spacecraft on May 15th.
13 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
There may not be a lot of air, but there's still a lot of weather in space. Get the latest news of space weather and solar flares here from SPACE.com.
13 May 2013, 06:29 AM ET
The sun unleashed a Mother's Day solar flare on May 12, sparking an X1.7-class sun eruption.
12 May 2013, 03:25 PM ET
See photos from NASA's space weather headquarters at the Goddard Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
12 May 2013, 07:56 AM ET
From images of an unplanned spacewalk to smartphone pics of Earth from space, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
12 May 2013, 12:34 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
10 May 2013, 02:30 PM ET
The eastern limb of the Sun, as seen from Earth, is very active. M3.9-Class and M1.9-Class flares erupted within a few hours of each other on May 10th, 2013. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory was on hand to catch the fireworks.
10 May 2013, 02:04 PM ET
On May 10, 2013, the sun experienced what's called an annular eclipse. NASA's Terra satellite didn't observe the eclipse directly, but it did see the moon's shadow darkening the region northeast of Australia as seen in this stunning space wallpaper.
10 May 2013, 01:39 PM ET
A telescopic camera on the island of Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory of Australia captured these images of the annular solar eclipse of 9 May 2013 for the SLOOH Space Camera network.
10 May 2013, 01:01 PM ET
Boeing's innovative hypersonic scramjet can reach one mile per second (Mach 5) speed in the atmosphere. Military and civilian uses await.
10 May 2013, 12:08 PM ET
NASA EDGE visits the Arizona Science and Astronomy Expo, while the Co-Host focuses on preventing the Ocular Ring.
10 May 2013, 11:53 AM ET
Find out how NASA is helping students fly their own satellites. Plus, the Co-Host pitches his very own CubeSat concept.
10 May 2013, 11:51 AM ET
NASA EDGE revisits MMS for an in-depth look at the greatest mystery of the magnetosphere; magnetic reconnection.
10 May 2013, 11:47 AM ET
NASA EDGE presents highlights from their Live Coverage of this year's celebration, Sun-Earth Days: Solar Max Storm Warning.
10 May 2013, 11:05 AM ET
Photographer Shawn Malone (vimeo.com/65504232) captured auroras, stars, comet Pan-STARRS, lake views and city views from parks, forest and trails all over northern Michigan. She edited a highlight reel from a years worth of photography.
10 May 2013, 07:01 AM ET
The moon had a surprisingly intense magnetic field for 160 million years longer than previously thought.
10 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
The National Air and Space Museum will host a webcast talking about the past, present and future of 'Star Trek.'
10 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Mission scientists want to confirm the exciting results from the rover's first drilling operation.
09 May 2013, 06:18 PM ET
See photos and maps for the annular solar eclipse of May 9-10, 2013.
09 May 2013, 02:01 PM ET
The water may have arrived before the moon formed.
09 May 2013, 12:43 PM ET
The dirty white dwarf atmospheres contain the building blocks of planets like Earth.
09 May 2013, 12:25 PM ET
See images and photos of the strange new worlds around the star HR 8799 128 light-years from Earth.
09 May 2013, 11:42 AM ET
The Hubble Space Telescope has detected silicon (a rocket planet element), in a white dwarf's atmosphere. It is the result of asteroids being ripped apart by the gravity of the dead star and impacting other debris (white flashes in the animation).
09 May 2013, 10:59 AM ET
Can Thirty Meter Telescope construction build common ground?
09 May 2013, 10:40 AM ET
Total solar eclipses are one of Nature’s grandest events. What is a total solar eclipse? How do they work? And when is the next one? We explain.