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ECOSTRESS will measure the temperature of plants from space. Scientists will be able to use that temperature data to better understand how much water plants need and how they respond to water shortages.Credit: USDA

NASA wants to detect plant water use from space

NASA is going to install their new instrument called ECOSTRESS, or ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station to measure the temperature of plants from...
Dunes on Pluto

Icy dunes on Pluto reveal a diverse and dynamic dwarf planet

NASA New Horizon’s scientists discovered dunes on Pluto near the mountains that encircle Pluto’s Sputnik Planitia plain. This discovery could be a sign of the dynamic...
Microbial testing

Microbial Tracking

On Earth, there is a nearby association amongst microorganisms and humans. Despite the fact that individuals regularly consider microorganisms harm to their health. But...
This artist's concept of lightning distribution in Jupiter's northern hemisphere incorporates a JunoCam image with artistic embellishments. Data from NASA's Juno mission indicates that most of the lightning activity on Jupiter is near its poles. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/JunoCam

39-Year old mystery of Jupiter’s lightning has been solved now

Since 1979, when the NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft flew past Jupiter, scientists were in wonder about the origin of Jupiter's lightning, Jovian lightning. Previous studies suggested the...

NASA’s Hi-C launches to study Sun’s corona

In the aim of studying the sun, NASA and its partners launched a rocket-borne camera to the edge of space. The camera named High-Resolution Coronal Imager...
Artist's concept of a near-Earth object. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Tiny asteroid discovered Saturday disintegrates hours later over southern Africa

The NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey, located near Tucson and the University of Arizona have captured boulder-sized asteroid designated 2018 LA on Saturday morning. The...
Dramatic jets of ice, water vapor and organic compounds spray from the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in November 2009. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

NASA dives deep into the search for life

For the project called SUBSEA, an abbreviation for Systematic Underwater Biogeochemical Science and Exploration Analog, Nasa scientists along with their colleagues are blending ocean and space exploration. The...
Credits: X-ray (NASA/CXC/ESO/F.Vogt et al); Optical (ESO/VLT/MUSE & NASA/STScI)

Astronomers spot a distant and lonely Neutron star

NASA astronomers have identified a special kind of neutron star, a rare variety that has both a low magnetic field and no stellar companion,...
Annual Change in water storage

Twin satellites map 14 years of freshwater changes

In a new study by the NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, scientists analyzed 14 years of observations from the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) to...