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Learn More About the Largest Sunspot in 24 years

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:21:13 -0800

The largest sunspot in 24 years is here and NASA's Dr. Holly Gilbert joins us from Greenbelt, Md. tells our Burton Fitzsimmons about sunspots and what makes this sunspot so unique.

DC man gets 10 years in sex case with Md. teen

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:24:56 -0800

A District of Columbia man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after prosecutors say he crossed state lines to have sex with a 14-year-old girl in Maryland.

DC Man Gets 10 Years In Sex Case With 14-Year-Old Md. Girl

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:01:43 -0800

A District of Columbia man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after prosecutors say he crossed state lines to have sex with a 14-year-old girl in Maryland.

NASA Scientists Work To Make Sunspots More Predictable

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:03:38 -0800

While winter weather has gripped much of the nation, there's also a focus this week on space weather as NASA scientists look to make sunspots more predictable.

DSCOVR Mission Passes Major Milestones

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:24:38 -0800

The upcoming Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), a satellite designed to monitor and warn of harmful solar activity that could impact Earth, recently cleared two major reviews and remains on track to launch January 23, 2015.

Supernova Shock Waves, Neutron Stars And Lobsters: NASA

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:12:46 -0800

Provided by Janet Anderson Marshall Space Flight Center and Megan Watzke, Chandra X-ray Center A supernova that signals the death of a massive star sends titanic shock waves rumbling through interstellar space. An ultra-dense neutron star is usually left behind, which is far from dead, as it spews out a blizzard of high-energy particles. Two new images from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory ...

X-Rays: Next-Gen Way to Travel and Talk in Space?

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 04:37:44 -0800

NASA engineers think they have figured out a better way to both navigate and communicate far out in deep space.

NASA's trippy video shows a year of C02 emissions in 3 minutes

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:40:37 -0800

The trippy video you see above is the highest-resolution model yet of how carbon dioxide moves around the Earth's atmosphere.

Best (and trippiest) look yet at how carbon dioxide swirls around Earth

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:29:39 -0800

The trippy video you see above is the highest-resolution model yet of how carbon dioxide moves around the Earth's atmosphere.

NASA Skunkworks Team Set to Deliver 6U CubeSat

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:57:27 -0800

Greenbelt MD (SPX) Nov 19, 2014 A NASA "skunkworks" team gave itself just one year to develop, test and integrate a newfangled CubeSat that could reliably and easily accommodate agency-class science investigations and technology demonstrations at a lower cost. The team, comprised of engineers and scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, is on track to meet its ...