Washington, May 17 : A new study of glaciers worldwide using observations from two NASA satellites has helped resolve differences in estimates of how fast glaciers are disappearing and contributing to sea level rise.
Washington, May 17 : An international group of researchers has confirmed that melting of glaciers caused about one third of the observed sea-level rise, while the ice sheets and thermal expansion of sea water account for one third each.
Washington, May 17 : A new device proposed by scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno and Stanford University that would detect elusive gravity waves from the other end of the cosmos, may open a new window into the nature of the universe.
Washington, May 17 : The Kepler space telescope - NASA's primary instrument for detecting planets beyond our solar system -- had suffered a critical failure and could soon be shut down permanently, the agency's officials announced Wednesday, May 15.
Washington, May 17 : The Origins-Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx), the NASA's first mission to sample an asteroid, passed a confirmation review Wednesday called Key Decision Point (KDP)-C.
Washington, May 17 : The sun has put on a spectacular light show in recent days, firing off solar flares and coronal mass ejections that have sent particles from the sun hurtling into space at speeds of over 2,000 km per second.
Washington, May 16 : A team of scientists from UK and Canada has discovered ancient pockets of water, which have been isolated deep underground for billions of years and contain abundant chemicals known to support life.
Washington, May 16 : Engineers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., completed one of the most delicate performances of their lives and meticulously implanted part of the eyes of the James Webb Space Telescope.