Stories tagged "NASA"

February 12, 2019

One Sticky Thing: The Mud On A Remarkable New Pacific Island

A newly formed island in the South Pacific near Tonga — unofficially called Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai (Hunga Tonga) — is the first island of its kind formed since satellites began consistently taking pictures of Earth, according to NASA.  Scientists...

February 7, 2019

2018 Was Fourth Hottest Year on Record According to NOAA and NASA

The numbers are in from both science agencies that keep climate records, and it was another hot one in 2018 — the fourth warmest average annual global temperature in history.  It comes in fourth only to the three years that preceded it — 2015, 2016, and...

January 30, 2019

One last chance to revive Oppy

NASA’s Opportunity rover reached Mars in 2004 for what was intended to be a 90-day mission to analyze soil and rocks and help scientists better understand the Red Planet. To the pleasant surprise of “Oppy’s” engineers, the rover was able to...

January 5, 2019

Exploring Strange Worlds, Going Where No Craft Has Gone Before

The holiday break proved to be a big one for space exploration as NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft reached the outer edges of our universe and China’s Chang’e-4 rover landed on the far side of the moon, launching China’s space program into a new...

May 24, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Premature Births Drop When Coal and Oil Plants Shut Down, California Encourages Cover Crops to Create Carbon Sinks, New Orleans Levees At Risk of Failure, Straw Bans Picking Up Steam, CHOW On Tap, Wily Coyotes Taking Over, One Cool Thing: Meet NASA’s Super Cool Climate Change Satellites

Our Daily Planet: Plastic Straw Bans Gain Steam, Air Pollution Causes Preterm Births, And Cool New Climate Satellites! Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български...

May 4, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Colorado River Water Wars, Hot Mess Express, Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration – Look Out For the Lost Nukes, ODP Exclusive Interview with Dr. Kathryn Mengerink, Executive Director of the Waitt Institute, The Great Blue Belt of Britain, Heroes of the Week:  India Skinner, Mikayla Sharrieff, and Bria Snell

Fragile Colorado River Peace, South Georgia's Penguins and our Interview and Heroes OTW Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български català 中文(简体) 中文(繁體)...

March 21, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Reducing Air Pollution Would Save 150 Million Lives This Century, Florida’s Wetlands, Interior Auctions Oil and Gas Leases In Southern Utah, Is it really Spring?, Local Papers Crucial to Public Health, Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies

Our Daily Planet: Cutting Air Pollution Saves 150 million lives, But Last Male White Rhino is Gone, and much more… Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова...