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NASA Satellites Solve A Mystery About Earth’s Magnetic Field

In the first major results of NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission, a new study contains a groundbreaking look at the interaction between the magnetic fields of Earth and the sun. The Earth’s magnetic field presents an invisible but critical barrier which protects Earth from the sun’s magnetic field. That force drives a stream of charged […]

More Celestial Neighbors Found By Dark Energy Survey

Eight more faint celestial objects hovering near our Milky Way galaxy have been discovered by scientists on the Dark Energy Survey, using one of the world’s most powerful digital cameras. Evidence suggests that they, like the objects found by the same team earlier this year, are likely dwarf satellite galaxies, the smallest and closest known […]