It’s up before dawn, a small fuzzy patch of light in binoculars. It’s still just below the limit for viewing with the unaided eye, but may improve.
This new and beautiful video – called Dishdance – is part of project Skyglow. It’s a beautiful timelapse medley of radio astronomy facilities.
The global nature of science – and challenge of global communications – will bring together university students in Indonesia, Japan and elsewhere across the world during a 2016 solar eclipse.
Catch up with all the news you can fit into outer space with EarthSky.org’s Deborah Byrd, LIVE on Slooh Wednesdays at 4 PM ET (2100 UTC). Or watch right here!
Many believe that turkey is high in tryptophan, which causes that drowsiness you feel after a big Thanksgiving meal. True?
And Jeff Bezos, which founded the private spaceflight company, sends his first-ever tweet. Congratulations, Blue Origin!
Including more women in international climate negotiations will lead to better results. Here are 15 climate champions already making a difference
With COP21 poised to begin in Paris, a new UN report suggests that weather-related disasters were nearly twice as frequent over the past decade as two decades ago.
If you live below 50 degrees N. latitude, auroras are likely to be low on your horizon, and you’re less likely to see vivid colors.
Astronauts are spending a year aboard the International Space Station, and researchers are looking at what happens to their bodies at the molecular level.
At the number one spot is the Japanese island of Iwo Jima.
Mesmerizing reconstructions of long-lost human ancestors – created using fossil discoveries and forensic techniques – from a 2013 book published by Yale Press.
Discovered on Saturday, closest just hours later, this small asteroid came closer to Earth than weather and television satellites orbit.
It was the first time astronomers knew just when and where a piece of space debris would reenter Earth’s atmosphere. It was last night, over the Indian Ocean.
November 13, 2015 presents the third of three Friday the 13ths in 2015. Here’s the story behind 2015’s trio of Friday the 13ths.
Some fun for a Friday, from the guys at AsapScience.
The Hindu festival of Diwali is November 11, 2015. It’s a festival of light! But can you see the light of Diwali from space?
Want to be an astronaut? NASA is seeking explorers for future space missions. Here’s what it takes and how to apply.
People in Los Angeles and various states in the U.S. West saw the mysterious light. It was confirmed as a Naval missile test off the California coast.
Thirty two groups of scientists in 20 countries analyzed 28 weather disasters in 2014 – and found half of them linked to human-caused climate change.
Strong earthquake along coast of central Chile. Same approximate region as much more powerful quake, two months ago. No tsunami warning. No immediate reports of damage or injuries.