LRO is allowing researchers to create the most precise and complete map to date of the moon's complex, heavily cratered landscape.
NASA's Mars Opportunity rover is getting important tips from an orbiting spacecraft as it explores areas that might hold clues about past Martian environments.
New technologies developed by NASA and other agencies are revealing surprising insights into a major quake that rocked parts of the American Southwest and Mexico in April.
Two instruments measuring the sun's brightness, or irradiance, have produced some unexpected findings that could reshape the way we think of the sun's influence on Earth.
Bill Patzert, an oceanographer and climatologist at JPL, has been honored by the American Geophysical Union for his contributions to improving public understanding of Earth science.
We may be becoming an ever more technologically advanced society, but we remain as dependent as ever on the natural world that surrounds us.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found possible ice volcanoes on Saturn's moon Titan that are similar in shape to those on Earth that spew molten rock.
New Cassini findings show enormous clouds of hot plasma periodically bloom around Saturn and move like an unbalanced load of laundry on spin cycle.
New airborne- and satellite-based studies reveal mechanisms driving ice loss in West Antarctica, with implications for improving predictions of sea level rise.
Filaments of magnetism snapped and exploded, shock waves raced across the stellar surface, billion-ton clouds of hot gas billowed into space.