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  1. coronal mass ejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory provided the outer image of a coronal mass ejection on May 9, 2014. The IRIS spacecraft.


  2. NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Finds Planet...Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: A new study from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory shows that a giant exoplanet, WASP-18b, is making the star that it orbits very closely act much older than it actually is. This artist's illustration depicts WASP-18b and its star, which are about 330 light years away.


  3. Spitzer's SPLASH Project Dives Deep For GalaxiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: Scientists "fish" for galaxies in this playful, digitally altered photo. The researchers are part of a program called SPLASH, which is using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to dive deep into the cosmic sea and find some of the most remote galaxies known.


  4. Small Asteroid To Safely Pass Close To Earth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: This graphic depicts the passage of asteroid 2014 RC past Earth on September 7, 2014. At time of closest approach, the space rock will be about one-tenth the distance from Earth to the moon.


  5. NASA's Chandra Observatory Searches For Trigger Of Nearby SupernovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: New data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has provided stringent constraints on the environment around one of the closest supernovas discovered in decades.


  6. Astronaut Mike Massimino Departs NASA for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | RedOrbit

    After almost two decades with NASA, including two space shuttle missions, astronaut Mike Massimino left the space agency Monday for a full-time position with Columbia University in New York.


  7. Transiting Exoplanet With Longest Known Year...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: This artist's conception shows the Uranus-sized exoplanet Kepler-421b, which orbits an orange, type K star about 1,000 light-years from Earth.


  8. NASA's Roadmap To Finding Life Beyond EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: The James Webb Space Telescope will be one of the primary instruments scientists use to continue the search for planets outside our Solar System.


  9. First Year In Space For NASA's IRIS Solar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | RedOrbit

    On June 27, 2013, NASA's newest solar observatory was launched into orbit around Earth.


  10. Spitzer Spies An Odd, Tiny AsteroidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: Observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope reveal new information about the structure of 2011 MD, a small asteroid being considered by NASA for its proposed Asteroid Redirect Mission, or ARM.


  11. Two Planets Are Due To Be Eaten By Their StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: In this artist's conception, the doomed world Kepler-56b is being tidally shredded and consumed by its aging host star.


  12. Potential Life On Red-Dwarf Planets May Be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: This artist's conception shows a hypothetical alien world orbiting a red dwarf star.


  13. ditch the soap and waterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | RedOrbit

    While recent research has concluded that using soap containing antimicrobial ingredients could be doing more harm than good, one New York Times Magazine journalist's experiments with products that replace traditional cleaning compounds with bacteria treatments have reportedly left her skin softer and smoother than ever before.


  14. Beans Help Reduce LDL Cholesterol And Lower Risk Of Cardiovascular DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2014 | RedOrbit

    One serving of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can significantly reduce a person's so-called bad cholesterol and lower his or her risk of cardiovascular disease , according to new research appearing in Monday's edition of the Canadian Medical Association Journal .


  15. Tantalizing New Dark Matter CluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | RedOrbit

    A new study of gamma-ray light from the center of our galaxy makes the strongest case to date that some of this emission may arise from dark matter , an unknown substance making up most of the material universe.


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