Out of this world, quite literally: The beautiful and mysterious...
By LYLE BRENNAN PUBLISHED: 15:45 GMT, 14 April 2012 | UPDATED: 15:45 GMT, 14 April 2012 When it slammed into the surface of Earth, there was little sign of the beauty that lay inside. But cutting t...
Astronomy For Beginners...Astronomy Basics...The Celestial...
As people first started to map out the night sky, it became necessary to have a standard, universal way of plotting positions of objects in the sky. As the stars appear to occupy fixed positions in the sky relative to each other, a convenient way...
Snowy Range Perseids Meteor Shower
Last night I went out to Snowy Range in Wyoming in search of dark skies for the Perseid meteor shower. I wanted something special for the foreground and I knew the Snowies faced in the perfect direction to get this shot. I started shooting at 10pm an...
Gravity Probe B - Special & General Relativity Questions...
This information was graciously provided by the NASA-sponsored "Ask the Space Scientist" web page and its author, Dr. Sten Odenwald. The following is a reproduction of the "Special and General Relativity" section of his work. Please for more Q & A.
Hubble Spies a UFO
NASA - Two Black Holes Teach Astronomers a Lesson
Monthly Stargazing Calendar for April 2012
Flying through a geomagnetic storm
Glowing green and red, shimmering hypnotically across the night sky, the aurora borealis is a wonder to behold. Longtime sky watchers say it is the greatest show on Earth. It might be the greatest show in Earth orbit, too. High above our planet, astr...
Supernova explosions stay in shape
Supernova remnants--the debris from exploded stars--retain information about how their progenitor stars exploded.
Chandra :: Photo Album :: N49 :: 24 May 10
A new long observation from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, shown in blue, reveals evidence for a bullet-shaped object being blown out of a debris field left over from an exploded star.
snopes.com: The Eye of God
Photograph taken by the Hubble telescope shows a nebula dubbed the 'Eye of God'?