First Mission to Land a Probe on a Comet
January 28, 2014 | NASA
"Three NASA science instruments are being prepared for check-out operations aboard the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft, which is set to become the first to orbit a comet and land a probe on its nucleus in November." Quoted from the NASA press release.
Strobe Flashes from a Young Star
February 10, 2013 | NASA
"Two of NASA's great observatories, the Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes, have teamed up to uncover a mysterious infant star that behaves like a strobe light. Every 25.34 days, the object, designated LRLL 54361, unleashes a burst of light." Quoted from the NASA press release.
How Stars Explode
February 23, 2014 | NASA
"One of the biggest mysteries in astronomy, how stars blow up in supernova explosions, finally is being unraveled with the help of NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array." Quoted from the NASA press release.