NASA's Webb to Study Quasars and Their Host Galaxies in Three Dimensions

Quasars—accreting supermassive black holes—are paradoxically some of the brightest objects in the universe....

NASA Researchers Track Slowly Splitting 'Dent' in Earth’s Magnetic Field

This stereoscopic visualization shows a simple model of the Earth's magnetic field. The magnetic...

Scientists Determine 'Oumuamua Isn't Made From Molecular Hydrogen Ice After All

Scientists Determine 'Oumuamua Isn't Made From Molecular Hydrogen Ice After All

New NSF Physics Frontier Center Will Focus on Neutron Star Modeling in ‘Gravitational Wave Era’

This rendering shows the density of matter in the aftermath of two merged...

Aurora Mysteries Unlocked With NASA’s THEMIS Mission

Auroral beads seen from the International Space Station, Sept. 17, 2011 (Frame ID: ISS029-E-6012).

Hubble Helps Uncover the Mystery of the Dimming of Betelgeuse

Betelgeuse’s Dust Cloud (Artist’s Impression)

NASA Satellite’s Lone View of Betelgeuse Reveals More Strange Behavior

An image from the Heliospheric Imager aboard NASA’s STEREO spacecraft shows the star...

How airplanes counteract St. Elmo’s fire during thunderstorms

Carmen Guerra-Garcia, an assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT, is the lead...