19 March 2013, 04:18 PM ET
NGC 1637, a spiral galaxy, lies about 35 million light-years away in the Constellation Eridanus. In 1999, the Lick Observatory detected a new supernova in this galaxy. A study of its aftermath with Europe's Very Large Telescope delivered this image.
19 March 2013, 03:35 PM ET
Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) believes that all nations, except China, should cooperate to mitigate the issue of Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs). NASA Admin. Charles Bolden explains that Congress forbids NASA's involvement with China.
19 March 2013, 01:51 PM ET
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter was tasked with monitoring the impact of the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory mission probes into the surface of the Moon. The orbiter's LAMP instrument detected the dust plumes.
19 March 2013, 01:30 PM ET
Dr. John Holdren and NASA Administrator Gen. Charles F. Bolden testified before congress on March 19, 2013 on Earth threatening asteroids and the current state of funding to battle the issue.
19 March 2013, 11:20 AM ET
Europe’s XMM-Newton space telescope has helped to identify a star and a black hole that orbit each other at the dizzying rate of once every 2.4 hours, smashing the previous record by nearly an hour.
18 March 2013, 04:04 PM ET
The Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) witnessed super-heated particles emitted from a coronal mass ejection appear to fly-by the comet. But the comet and the CME did not actually cross paths. The time-lapse is from March 10-15, 2013.
18 March 2013, 01:58 PM ET
The rock band was at Mission Control in Houston on March 18th, 2013 to talk to astronaut Tom Marshburn. Singer Jared Leto spoke to Tom and bandmates Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević were on hand.
18 March 2013, 09:23 AM ET
Chad Blakley (lightsoverlapland.com) captured imagery of the powerful geomagnetic storm over Abisko National Park on March 17th, 2013. The Moon, light cloud cover and dancing auroras made for quite a show.
18 March 2013, 08:21 AM ET
Comet Pan-STARRS has not disappointed astronomers and stargazers after surviving a close brush with the sun in March 2013, NASA says.
15 March 2013, 03:20 PM ET
NASA Scientist Joel Hurowitz explains that favorable conditions for life on ancient Mars (found by Curiosity rock sample analysis) at the Gale Crater are in direct contrast with data from the Opportunity Rover about the Meridian Planum region.
15 March 2013, 10:11 AM ET
This video shows how an electric field created by small wires repels dust, which could help keep solar panels clean.
14 March 2013, 04:31 PM ET
Jupiter's equatorial zone presents dark patches known as 'Hot Spots'. These ammonia clouds holes at the top of the atmosphere reveal lower layers of the gas giant. They are part of the atmospheric structure called Rossby Waves (previously unknown).
14 March 2013, 02:31 PM ET
Scientists at CERN's Large Hadron Collider say results from the latest round of research suggest the particle's spin mirrors that of a Higgs.
14 March 2013, 01:59 PM ET
NASA's Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory (STEREO) snapped imagery of the comet as it flew between the two planets. A three day time-lapse (March 9-12, 2013) was compiled from the photos.
14 March 2013, 10:36 AM ET
Canadian astronaut, Colonel Chris Hadfield, has become an internet sensation giving those on Earth a rare glimpse into the everyday lives of those living and working on the International Space Station and the spectacular views they see everyday.
14 March 2013, 10:07 AM ET
Physicist John Ellis talks about the subatomic particle that has taken the world by storm. CERN researchers have discovered the particle that gives all other matter its mass with the help of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Europe.
13 March 2013, 03:32 PM ET
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) is now operating as a fully fledged observatory. Take a look at the history behind the project and at its possibilities.
13 March 2013, 12:57 PM ET
According to NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory team, there is a 65% chance that the coronal mass ejection emitted from this eruption (occurred on March 12, 2013) will hit Earth. High latitude aurora watchers should be on the lookout on March 15.
13 March 2013, 12:27 PM ET
Mars once had all the right conditions to support living microbes, suggests a chemical analysis by the Curiosity rover.
13 March 2013, 11:16 AM ET
Behind the scenes look at the Clark telescope, built by Percival Lowell to study Mars, that first discovered the expanding nature of the universe and mapped the Moon for the Apollo program. It is one of the largest refracting telescope ever built.
13 March 2013, 10:00 AM ET
Europe's Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has seen the light from a distant galaxy distorted around one that is is in its foreground. This animation explains how 'Einstein Lens' phenomenon works.
13 March 2013, 09:54 AM ET
Chris Go (astro.christone.net) captured the bright comet setting over the mountains of Cebu City, Phillippines on March 11, 2013.
12 March 2013, 07:27 PM ET
NASA's Curiosity rover found oxygen, water, sulfate and other elements in a rock sample from Mars. [Full Story]
12 March 2013, 06:51 PM ET
American Museum of Natural History researchers detected the chemical composition of 4 previously known planets around star HR 8799 (128 light years away), and found them to be extremely different from all the other known planets in the Universe.
12 March 2013, 03:48 PM ET
Comet Pan-STARRS, the first of this year's two potential bright comets, is visible for those who can see low on the western horizon.