29 May 2013, 10:48 AM ET
Professional programmer Karl Sanford wrote a program to compile images from Sol 0 (August 8th, 2012) through Sol 281 (May 21st, 2013) from the Mars Science Laboratory website.
29 May 2013, 10:33 AM ET
Massive 'hot Jupiters', gas giants that orbit close to their stars, are usually tidally locked, which means they have a permanent day side and permanent night side. The extreme differences in temperatures on the two sides drive powerful storms.
29 May 2013, 10:24 AM ET
Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser may look like a miniature Space Shuttle, but the space craft's design includes a number of advances over NASA's former fleet of crew vehicles.
28 May 2013, 04:42 PM ET
Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano launched to the International Space Station on May 28th, 2013.
28 May 2013, 07:24 AM ET
NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden flew a Dream Chaser simulator during a tour of the Dryden Flight Research Center on May 22.
28 May 2013, 06:54 AM ET
Astronomers using the Chandra X-Ray Telescope have observed the exotic star, called SGR 0418, with traits that are not typical for previously observed magnetars. Most magnetars have magnetic fields 10 to 1000 times stronger at their surface.
24 May 2013, 04:33 PM ET
This flight simulator modeled from the Viper spacecraft featured in the Battlestar Galactica television show can flip and spin completely in any direction.
24 May 2013, 01:06 PM ET
Computer simulations of galaxies growing over billions of years show that cold gas to power stars spirals into the cores of galaxies along spiral filaments.
24 May 2013, 12:15 PM ET
An M5-class flare erupted on the Sun on May 22nd, 2013 and magnetic fields worked their magic with super-heated plasma. The flare is seen in a combination of extreme ultraviolet light (at 171 and 304 Angstroms) by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
24 May 2013, 11:06 AM ET
The world's largest LEGO model, a massive Star Wars X-Wing spaceship, was displayed in New York's Times Square Thursday. The spectacular structure consists of more than 5.3 million of the company's multi-colored plastic bricks.
24 May 2013, 11:03 AM ET
A star-studded celebrity auction for the charity amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, raises over 25 million dollars (19 million euros) at the Cannes film festival, with one lucky bidder winning the chance to fly into space with Leonardo DiCaprio
24 May 2013, 09:57 AM ET
The Expedition 35 commander demonstrates how astronauts shave on the International Space Station.
23 May 2013, 01:18 PM ET
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano will fill the role for Expedition 36 and 27 aboard the International Space Station. He explains what his position is tasked with.
23 May 2013, 11:27 AM ET
A compact white dwarf star exerts enough gravitational pull to extract matter from its binary companion nearly a million miles away, accelerating the companion's spin to blast tight beacons of radio frequency energy across the universe.
23 May 2013, 10:56 AM ET
Helium (blue), hydrogen (red) and oxygen (green) emissions are derived from new Hubble Space Telescope data and used to create this three dimensional model. Found in the constellation of Lyra. Our Sun will share a similar fate in ~5 billion years.
22 May 2013, 06:57 PM ET
Since 1998, the European Southern Observatory's VLT has returned spectacular imagery full of highly useful data. Many astronomers believe these are some of the best ground-based images ever taken, presented here in chronological order.
22 May 2013, 06:13 PM ET
The Thackeray globules, thick clouds of dust that are silhouetted again the pink glowing nebula (IC 2944) gas, is under attack from ultraviolet radiation emitted from nearby stars. The cloud lies 6500 light-years away in the Centaurus constellation.
22 May 2013, 03:59 PM ET
The Herschel Space Observatory captured imagery of colliding galaxies, called HXMM01 (~ 11 billion light-years from Earth and when our universe was about 3 billion years old.) A merger of galaxies is simulated.
22 May 2013, 01:37 PM ET
On May 26th three planets, Venus, Jupiter, and Mercury, will appear in a triangular formation on the western horizon just after sunset.
22 May 2013, 09:23 AM ET
NASA is reportedly giving a 3D printing company a six month, $125,000 grant to work on the project.
21 May 2013, 11:03 AM ET
Photographer Thomas Kast (vimeo.com/66083099) imaged the aurora borealis from September 2012 to March 2013. Different shooting locations include the frozen Baltic Sea, Lapland and Oulu in Finland.
21 May 2013, 10:19 AM ET
A Vancouver company says it will re-start production of a guitar that was used by Chris Hadfield in space, prompting thousands of dollars in new orders. Powered by NewsLook.
21 May 2013, 09:14 AM ET
The NASA/NOAA GOES-13 satellite captured the midwest tornado outbreak. The time-lapse covers May 19th-20th, 2013. (Looped 3X)
20 May 2013, 04:06 PM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory has completed its second drill into the surface of the Red Planet. The drilling target was nicknamed 'Cumberland'.
20 May 2013, 03:12 PM ET
Hidden oceans underneath the icy moon's surface attracts a privately funded manned mission to Europa. Technical failures lead to death and loss of communication. But is something else at work? In theaters on August 2nd, 2013.