NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Reaches Long-Awaited Salty Region
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Vice President Kamala Harris and French President Emmanuel Macron previewed a new image of a pair of galaxies from the Webb telescope’s MIRI and NIRCam cameras.
Nov. 30, 2022
The youngest stars often shine in bright bursts as they consume material from surrounding disks.
Nov. 29, 2022
In a tale of cosmic proportions, the region is being transformed by the massive stars that live and die within it.
Nov. 22, 2022
The observatory’s Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) provides a different view of the famous pillars, revealing young stars that have not yet cast off their dusty “cloaks.”
Oct. 28, 2022
Pictures of the sky can show us cosmic wonders; movies can bring them to life. Movies from NASA’s NEOWISE space telescope are revealing motion and change across the sky.
Oct. 18, 2022
A new image shows at least 17 dust rings created by a rare type of star and its companion locked in a celestial dance.
Oct. 12, 2022
The cycle of star formation is on display in this nearby nebula. Webb’s MIRI instrument captures protostars nestled deep in clouds of gas and dust, still gathering mass.
Sept. 6, 2022
Webb ushers in a new era of exoplanet science with the first unequivocal detection of carbon dioxide in a planetary atmosphere outside our solar system.
Aug. 25, 2022
Could one of the biggest puzzles in astrophysics be solved by reworking Albert Einstein’s theory of gravity? A new study co-authored by NASA scientists says not yet.
Aug. 24, 2022
The SPHEREx mission will create a 3D map of the entire sky. Its cutting-edge instruments require a custom-built chamber to make sure they’ll be ready to operate in space.
Aug. 16, 2022
The space telescope’s powerful infrared gaze provides a new view of how the galaxy has changed over billions of years.
Aug. 2, 2022
The images include some taken by the telescope’s Mid-Infrared Instrument, which the Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages for NASA.
July 12, 2022