The Sagan Fellowship program, named after the late Carl Sagan, supports talented young scientists in their mission to explore the unknown.

April 2, 2014

NASA Selects 2014 Carl Sagan Fellows

NASA has selected seven scientists as recipients of the 2014 Carl Sagan Exoplanet Postdoctoral Fellowships.

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Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2

April 2, 2014

NASA's OCO-2 Brings Sharp Focus on Global Carbon

In July 2014, NASA will launch the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) to study the fate of carbon dioxide worldwide.

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This 2004 levee break, caused by a burrowing beaver

April 1, 2014

NASA Radar Watches Over California's Aging Levees

NASA works with California's water managers to spot tiny signs of trouble in the Sacramento River delta levees, using a research radar.

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March 31, 2014

NASA Model Provides a 3-D Look at L.A.-area Quake

JPL scientists are studying the March 28 La Habra earthquake, a 5.1, to learn more about what may lie ahead.

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The magnitude of fluorescence portrayed in this visualization

March 31, 2014

Satellite Shows High Productivity from U.S. Corn Belt

A new NASA/university study shows that during growing season, the U.S. Midwest boasts the most photosynthetic activity on Earth.

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The flight team for NASA's Dawn mission received the 2014 Trophy

March 28, 2014

Dawn Wins National Air and Space Museum Trophy

Dawn receives prestigious National Air and Space Museum Trophy.

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Shadow Portrait of NASA Rover Opportunity on Martian Slope

March 27, 2014

Cleaner NASA Rover Sees Its Shadow in Martian Spring

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity has captured a shadow selfie on a slope it is exploring with an increasing power supply, as winds remove some dust and spring days grow longer.

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Rosetta's Target

March 27, 2014

Rosetta Sets Sights on Destination Comet

The Rosetta spacecraft caught its first glimpse of its destination comet since waking up from deep-space hibernation on Jan. 20, 2014.

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Bulgeless Galaxy Hides Black Hole

March 26, 2014

The Search for Seeds of Black Holes

How does one grow supermassive black holes? A new study using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has turned up what might be their seeds.

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Beam Wave Guide antennas at Goldstone, known as the

March 25, 2014

NASA Hosts Deep Space Network Social Media Event

NASA will host 50 of its social media followers on April 1 and 2, 2014, at JPL in Pasadena and the Deep Space Network complex in Goldstone, Calif.

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