Feb. 1, 2002
Research aimed at building better greenhouses in space has led to a device that attacks and destroys airborne pathogens -- like Anthrax.
March 18, 2002
Playing catch looks easy, but there's more to it than meets the eye. A ball-catching experiment in space has revealed that human brains have a built-in model of gravity.
Nov. 22, 2002
NASA researchers have discovered something odd: if you put an astronaut in a spinning chair, their brains might decide they are back in space. Why? The answer may reveal important lessons about human learning.
Sept. 3, 2002
This month Science@NASA will publish a series of stories about the technology of space exploration--and what advances in technology are needed to send human and robotic explorers across the solar system. Today's installment, "Space Power," is the first.
April 19, 2002
Astronomers using NASA's FUSE spacecraft have spotted vast clouds between galaxies that might permeate the early Universe like a tangled spider's web.
Nov. 1, 2002
Archeologists and engineers will soon be using NASA satellite data to restore endangered wetlands without accidentally destroying Native American cultural sites.
April 24, 2002
The five brightest planets are converging in the western sky for an eye-popping show in May 2002.
Oct. 24, 2002
Whenever both sun and clouds are in the sky, be sure to look up--you may behold rings, arcs, and other marvels!
Jan. 23, 2002
Immune cells vs. invaders: it's a war going on in every healthy human body. When the combatants travel to space, say NASA scientists, curious things happen...
April 3, 2002
Using a new form of matter called Bose-Einstein condensates, researchers are bringing Astrophysicsfrom deep space right into their laboratories.