Every year, Greenland’s ice sheet releases as much of this key marine nutrient as the mighty Mississippi releases into the Gulf of Mexico, says a new study.
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Researchers identified 12 weather patterns across the region. Over the past 30 years, the 3 patterns bringing rain to the U.S. Southwest became less frequent.
Best photos from the EarthSky community of the 5 bright planets now visible at once in the sky before dawn. Thanks to all who posted!
It shows a giant jet of particles extending 300,000 light-years, blasting from a black hole at the center of a distant galaxy.
NASA TV will broadcast live coverage of a 5.5-hour spacewalk by two Russian cosmonauts aboard ISS beginning at 7:30 a.m. ET (1230 UTC) Wednesday.
The most opaque parts of Saturn’s rings – the parts that look most dense – don’t always contain more material. Another great Saturn mystery!
Astronomers say the Smith Cloud will plow into the Milky Way in about 30 million years and ignite a spectacular burst of star formation.
A new animation shows a simulated flight over the surface of dwarf planet Ceres, based on images from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft.
Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions after being strapped on the outside of the International Space Station for 18 months.
Take 15 seconds to watch glowing magnetic arches cascade across the solar surface, captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.