NASA IMAGE satellite,Ask the Space Scientist Archive
Yes you do, because at the equator the centrifugal force due to the spinning of the Earth is at its maximum, and vanishes at the poles. This means that the attractive force of gravity is slightly reduced because it is directed towards the center o...
Herschel captures a 'cosmic horse'
APOD: 2011 March 20 - Parthenon Moon
A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
Kepler spies water worlds
Pair of exoplanets sit in habitable zone of star far beyond the Solar System.
Astronomers find most Earth-like planets yet
Best candidates yet found for habitable worlds, including two potentially life-friendly planets orbiting same star.
SOHO Space Weather
"Conditions on the Sun and in the solar wind, magnetosphere, ionosphere and thermosphere that can influence the performance and reliability of space-borne and ground-based technological systems and can endanger human life or health."
Strange gamma-ray blast detected › StarStuff (ABC Science)...
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NASA - "Naked-Eye" Gamma Ray Burst Was Aimed Squarely at...
World's largest optical telescope gets go-ahead: 30m mirror...
The $1bn telescope would be able to observe planets that orbit stars other than the sun and enable astronomers to watch new planets and stars being formed.
NASA - Hubble Catches Dusty Detail
The soft glow in this image is NGC 2768, an elliptical galaxy located in the northern constellation of Ursa Major (The Great Bear). NGC 2768 appears here as a bright oval on the sky, surrounded by a wide, fuzzy cloud of material. This image, taken by...