General Science Info from NASA

Science-themed information from NASA that is geared to appeal to a broad audience.
  1. When humans go to the Moon or Mars, they'll probably take plants with them. NASA-supported researchers are learning how greenhouses work on other planets.
  2. Using electric fields, NASA-supported researchers are learning to herd microbes for the benefit of astronauts and Homeland Security.
  3. Scientists are sending unmanned aircraft into electrical storms to learn more about their mysterious inner workings.
  4. A new device onboard two NASA satellites could improve 3- to 12-hour forecasts of severe weather.
  5. Mark your calendar: On Wednesday, November 8, the planet Mercury will pass directly in front the Sun.