The close pass of Comet Siding Spring to Mars was exciting! Closest approach was October 19. Watch for photos from the event here at EarthSky.org.
Hummingbirds playing in a fountain. Toward the end, listen for the little clicks and chirps.
Tunnels ending in light, your life flashing before you, out-of-body sensations. Near-death experiences merit further study without prejudice, these researchers say.
The MESSENGER spacecraft, now orbiting Mercury, caught the images to make this movie of last Wednesday’s lunar eclipse. See Earth and moon from Mercury!
Typhoon Vongfong will push into Okinawa later today (October 10, 2014) as a Category 2 or 3 storm with winds greater than 100 mph.
Watch a fun new video from the asapSCIENCE guys.
A lunar tetrad – four total lunar eclipses in a row – began on April 15, 2014. The last total lunar eclipse happened on October 8, 2014, and the next will take place on April 4, 2015.
Slooh.com invites stargazers worldwide for an online viewing of the total eclipse of the moon on October 8. Deborah Byrd will be on hand as a special guest.
Between the 1920s and 1950s, a perfect storm of population growth, sex and railway links let HIV to spread from Kinshasa in Africa, across the globe.
The Worldwatch Institute quantifies the steady decline of nuclear energy’s share of global power production, and renewable energy’s increased share.