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  • NASA Announces Media Accreditation For August Mars Rover Landing

    06.05.12 - Media representatives planning to cover the Aug. 5, 2012, landing of the most advanced rover ever sent to Mars can apply online for access to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).

  • NASA'S Spitzer Finds First Objects Burned Furiously

    06.07.12 - The faint, lumpy glow from the very first objects in the universe may have been detected with the best precision yet using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

  • Giant Black Hole Kicked Out of Home Galaxy

    06.04.12 - Astronomers have found strong evidence that a massive black hole is being ejected from its host galaxy at a speed of several million miles per hour.

  • Students Nationwide To Exhibit NASA Spacecraft Lunar Images

    05.31.12 - Media representatives are invited to see middle-school students and their teachers demonstrate science lessons and highlight selected images provided by twin NASA spacecraft studying the moon from crust to core.

  • NASA'S Hubble Shows Milky Way is Destined for Head-on Collision

    05.31.12 - NASA astronomers announced Thursday they can now predict with certainty the next major cosmic event to affect our galaxy, sun, and solar system: the titanic collision of our Milky Way galaxy with the neighboring Andromeda galaxy.

  • NASA Schedules Hubble Science Update For May 31

    05.25.12 - NASA will host a Science Update Thursday, May 31, at 1:00 p.m. EDT to discuss new Hubble Space Telescope observations that allow astronomers to predict with certainty the next major cosmic event to affect our entire galaxy, sun, and solar system.

  • NASA To Hold News Conference About Upcoming NuSTAR Launch

    05.24.12 - NASA will hold a news conference on Wednesday, May 30 at 1 p.m. EDT to discuss the upcoming launch of the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR), a mission to hunt for black holes. The event will be held in the James E. Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters located at 300 E St. SW in Washington.

  • NASA Funded Research Shows Existence Of Reduced Carbon On Mars

    05.24.12 - NASA-funded research on Mars meteorites that landed on Earth shows strong evidence that very large molecules containing carbon, which is a key ingredient for the building blocks of life, can originate on the Red Planet.

  • NASA Lends Galaxy Evolution Explorer to Caltech

    05.16.12 - NASA is lending the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, where the spacecraft will continue its exploration of the cosmos.

  • Overfed Black Holes Shut Down Galactic Star-Making

    05.09.12 - The Herschel Space Observatory has shown galaxies with the most powerful, active black holes at their cores produce fewer stars than galaxies with less active black holes.