Quasar Tsunamis Rip Across Galaxies

Using the unique capabilities of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers has discovered the most energetic outflows ever witnessed in the universe. They emanate from quasars and tear across interstellar space like tsunamis, wreaking havoc on the...

NASA Selects Four Possible Missions to Study the Secrets of the Solar System

NASA has selected four Discovery Program investigations to develop concept studies for new missions. Although they’re not official missions yet and some ultimately may not be chosen to move forward, the selections focus on compelling targets and science that...

NASA’s NICER Delivers Best-ever Pulsar Measurements, 1st Surface Map

Astrophysicists are redrawing the textbook image of pulsars, the dense, whirling remains of exploded stars, thanks to NASA’s Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER), an X-ray telescope aboard the International Space Station. Using NICER data, scientists have obtained the first precise...

A Transit of Mercury Happens Nov. 11

The sky will put on a show Nov. 11 when Mercury journeys across the Sun. The event, known as a transit, occurs when Mercury passes directly between Earth and the Sun. From our perspective on Earth, Mercury will look...

NASA Television to Air 10 Upcoming Spacewalks, Preview Briefing

Editor’s Note: This media advisory was updated on Oct. 1 to reflect the spacewalk news briefing now is at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 4.  Media wishing to participate in the briefing in person must request credentials from the Johnson...

NASA’s Hubble Finds Water Vapor on Habitable-Zone Exoplanet for 1st Time

Its size and surface gravity are much larger than Earth’s, and its radiation environment may be hostile, but a distant planet called K2-18b has captured the interest of scientists all over the world. For the first time, researchers have...

Mapping Dorian’s Damage to the Bahamas

NASA has created and provided to emergency response organizations a detailed damage assessment map of the Bahamas based on satellite data after Hurricane Dorian hit the islands earlier this week. For over a week, a response team from NASA’s Earth...

NASA Captures First Air-to-Air Images of Supersonic Shockwave Interaction in Flight

“We never dreamt that it would be this clear, this beautiful.” Physical Scientist J.T. Heineck of NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California gets his first glimpse at a set of long-awaited images, and takes a moment to reflect...

Demo-1 Launch Ushers in ‘New Era in Spaceflight’

The Demo-1 uncrewed flight test to the International Space Station, SpaceX’s inaugural flight with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, is underway following the successful launch Saturday morning of the company’s Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft. The first-of-its-kind mission, planned to...

Weather Forecast Remains 80 Percent ‘Go’; Prelaunch Briefing Set for Thursday

Three days remain until the planned liftoff of a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket—the first launch of a commercially built and operated American spacecraft and space system designed for humans. Liftoff is targeted for...

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Direct Relief Donates $1 Million to Support Free & Charitable Clinics and Pharmacies

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Relief today announced a $1 million donation to help U.S. free & charitable clinics...

Local Mask Production a Priority for France – President Emmanuel Macron Tours Medicom Facility

MONTREAL, April 3, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Medicom is one of the world's leading manufacturers of medical-grade personal protective equipment, including surgical and respiratory masks. Based in Montreal, the...

Train To Busan 2: Peninsula. Official Trailer (2020)

Train to Busan 2: Peninsula is a film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. Screenwriters: Yeon Sang-ho, Park Joo-suk. Actors: Gong Yoo, Choi Woo-sik and Mason...

Metro Pictures Online Film Festival

Camille Henrot. Le songe de Poliphile. (The Strife of Love in a Dream), 2011. Watch Online now through Sunday, April 5 at Midnight Le songe de Poliphile (The...

WE’RE HERE debuts April 23 on HBO

Debuting THURSDAY, APRIL 23 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, the new six-episode unscripted series WE’RE HERE recruits local residents across small-town America to...