Natural color Aqua satellite image of frozen Lake Erie
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Frozen Lake Erie

01.15.2014

The intense cold snap that gripped much of central Canada and the United States in early January 2014 brought thick and widespread ice to the Great Lakes.

  • Hubble image of two quasars

    Hubble, Hubble, Seeing Double!

    01.24.2014

    These twins are a little too identical! They are close together, lie at the same distance from us, and have surprisingly similar properties. They are in fact the same object.

  • Image from STEREO mission of Coment ISON

    STEREO Shows Comet ISON Approaching the Sun

    11.26.2013

    NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory, or STEREO, is monitoring Comet ISON as it approaches the sun.

  • Image of the limb of the sun with turbulent loops reaching into space

    Graceful Turbulence

    04.01.2014

    Powerful magnetic forces above an active region on the Sun twisted and pulled at a blob of plasma until it lost its connections and blew out into space.

What's happening now

  • 23 May 2014 Operation IceBridge Find out what Operation IceBridge - an airborne mission for Earth's polar ice - is doing... on their blog. Now 'til May 23.

Precipitation Education Website

This website, presented by NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission, provides students and educators with resources to learn about Earth’s water cycle, weather and climate, and the technology and societal applications of studying them.

MESSENGER Activities, Animations and Movies

A variety of animations, simulations, movies, and activities related to the MESSENGER mission, Mercury, and comparing Mercury to other planets in the Solar System.

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.

Know Your Earth 2.0, Chicago

"Know Your Earth 3.0, Local Connections" is a partnership among 22 of NASA's Earth-observing missions. This educational project focuses on educating students, teachers and the public about cutting-edge NASA Earth science research
                                                                                                                                                                                         
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