The Tarantula Nebula is expanding, and researchers have recently published two studies that attempt to determine what drives this growth.
NASA conducted a successful 500-second test firing on the A-2 test stand at NASA's Stennis Space Center.
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Michael Allen has been named deputy manager of the Shuttle-Ares Transition Office at the Marshall Center.
New data clues are helping astronomers determine the cause of a famous supernova explosion witnessed from Earth nearly 2,000 years ago.
Michael Vanhooser has been selected as deputy manager of the Shuttle-Ares Transition Office at the Marshall Center.
Astronomers have used a large survey to test a prediction that close encounters between galaxies triggers rapid growth of supermassive black holes.
Dr. Jonathan W. Cirtain, an astrophysicist at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. is among the four NASA researchers President Obama named as recipients of the 2010 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE.
Observers from more than 54 countries celebrated Earth's oldest neighbor by participating in the second International Observe the Moon Night.
G299.2-2.9 provides astronomers with an excellent opportunity to study how supernova remnants evolve over time.
Roy W. Malone Jr. has been selected to lead the Shuttle-Ares Transition Office at the Marshall Center.
Dr. Gerald J. Fishman, an astrophysicist at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center today accepted the 2011 Shaw prize for his work in astronomy.
NASA conducts a 40-second test of the J-2X rocket engine.
Star cluster NGC 281, known as the "Pacman Nebula," is giving astronomers a nearly unfettered view of the star formation within it.
Dr. H. Philip Stahl, senior optical physicist at the Marshall Center has been elected vice president for 2012 of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.
NASA has selected The Boeing Company of Huntington Beach, Calif., for the Composite Cryotank Technologies Demonstration effort.
The Marshall Center has completed final cryogenic testing on six of the 18 mirror segments that will form NASA's James Webb Space Telescope’s primary mirror.
Ann McNair, director of the Office of Center Operations at the Marshall Center will be honored with a "Women Helping Women" award.
A nearby star is bombarding its companion planet with X-rays.
Evidence for a pair of supermassive black holes in a spiral galaxy has been found in data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
NASA's Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission to study the moon is in final launch preparations for a scheduled Sept. 8.