image of the sun with multiple active regions
Close Me!

Interactions of Active Regions

02.14.2014

Observations in two wavelengths of extreme UV light reveal the magnetic connections between a pair of large and dynamic active regions.

  • evolutionary sequence of massive elliptical galaxies

    Hubble Helps Solve Mystery of Ultra-Compact, Burned-Out Galaxies

    01.29.2014

    This graphic shows the evolutionary sequence in the growth of massive elliptical galaxies over 13 billion years. The growth is quickly driven by rapid star formation and mergers with other galaxies.

  • image of Hayn Crater from LRO

    Hayn Crater

    02.18.2014

    The floor of Hayn crater contains spectacular remnants of the impact event: impact melt, slump blocks, and complex debris. In some areas, rocks have cracked and eroded into fields of boulders.

  • Photo of GPM launch from distance

    GPM Launches

    02.27.2014

    The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, a joint Earth-observing mission between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), thundered into space at 1:37 p.m. EST 2/27.

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Build an LRO

Create your own models of lunar orbiters out of edible or nonedible materials.

DiskDetective

Help comb our galaxy for stars with planet-forming disks! This is the first NASA led and funded crowdsourcing project whose main goal is to produce publishable scientific results.

Rain EnGAUGE

Celebrate the launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission by hosting a GPM Rain EnGAUGE Event – a family science night at your school, outdoor education center, library or museum.

Know Your Earth 1.0

The “Know Your Earth” project is a venture between NASA’s Earth-Observing missions and National CineMedia. Know Your Earth is a fun, engaging, and educational three-minute segment of “Did You Know” questions that all have a message that focuses on global climate change and literacy throughout the Lobby Entertainment Network in 291 national movie theaters.
                                                                                                                                                                                         
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