NEOWISE, Comet Discovered By JPL In Pasadena, Puts On Spectacular Show Across Northern HemisphereThe comet has been spotted around the world, and even by astronauts on the International Space Station.
NASA Observatories Detects New Planet Orbiting Young StarThe new planet, called AU Mic B, was discovered orbiting AU Microscopii, a star still surrounded by a disk of debris left over from its formation, according to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena.
NASA Jet Propulsion Lab In Pasadena Creates Prototype Ventilator To Treat Coronavirus PatientsThe ventilator was designed specifically to treat patients suffering from COVID-19 and only has 80 parts, a fraction of what normal ventilators use, and should cost a tenth of what hospitals currently pay.
Rock Blown 3 Feet By Mars Rover Named After The Rolling StonesBefore taking the stage at the Rose Bowl for their first concert there in 25 years, “Iron Man” actor Robert Downey Jr. announced that NASA had named a rock that had rolled as the InSight lander arrived on the Red Planet after the iconic band.
'Planetary Defense Conference' Convenes For Asteroid Flyby On Friday The 13th, 2029Officials stress the scenario they'll be playing out "is completely fictional and does NOT describe an actual potential asteroid impact."
Life On Mars? NASA Has Strongest Evidence YetScientists reported Thursday that NASA's Curiosity rover has found potential building blocks of life in an ancient Martian lakebed.
Small Asteroid To Pass By Earth FridayIt will come within 39,000 miles of Earth, which is about one-fifth of the distance between the Earth and the Moon.
NASA Scientist Says El Niño May Still Bring RainDon't lose hope just yet. A climatologist says there's a high potential for rain in March and April.
Several Big LA-Area Events Could Create Huge Traffic JamSeveral big events could combine Saturday to create a perfect storm of bumper-to-bumper traffic throughout Southern California.
Dawn Spacecraft Achieves Orbit Around Dwarf Planet CeresA Jet Propulsion Laboratory-managed spacecraft made history Friday as the first mission to achieve orbit around a dwarf planet.
Images Of Dwarf Planet Ceres Captured By Dawn SpacecraftNASA’s Dawn spacecraft captured the sharpest images ever of the dwarf planet Ceres, according, Jet Propulsion Laboratory officials said Thursday.