NASA’s New Horizon spacecraft is still on its journey to Pluto, calculated to successfully reach the “dwarf planet” in July of 2015.
The famed Comet ISON has burned up in proximity to the sun, instead of reducing civilization to rubble. Was this astronomical event over-hyped?
Astronomers have found the furthest galaxy from earth yet – billions of light years away. Z8 GND 5296 offers clues about the development of the universe.
Early astronomer Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier attempted to explain Mercury’s odd orbit by suggesting the presence of Vulcan: Another planet nearer the sun.
LADEE, NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer, is an unmanned spacecraft that is bringing us back to the moon, by proxy.
Comet ISON is hot news among amateur astronomers, with thousands of people tuning in with their telescopes world-wide to capture the ‘Comet of the Century.’ Is ISON really so impressive?
Astronomy questions and answers: Although space is not a perfect vacuum, it surrounds the sun and other stars, unaffected by heat or other factors.
The universe is expanding. Light from distant galaxies travels toward us even as the galaxies travel away from us; making light’s total travel time longer.