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Scientists have detected persistent man-made chemicals in crustaceans from the Mariana Trench and Kermadec Trench, deepest parts of the ocean ever sampled.
After a 5-year voyage, Juno performed a successful braking maneuver on July 4. First spacecraft to enter Jupiter orbit since Galileo in the 1990s.
The colors in fireworks help create “ohhhhs” and “ahhhhs.” But what creates the colors?
Scientists at MIT and elsewhere say that the Antarctic ozone hole shows signs of shrinking. They say they expect it to close permanently by mid-century.
Hundreds of events – films, concerts, panels with engineers, scientists and astronauts – about asteroids and how to protect our planet from asteroid impacts.
The first map shows all the known asteroids within one-third of Earth’s distance from the sun today – Asteroid Day – June 30, 2016. Look below for a second map.
Sign up to trigger asteroid observations on a global telescope network on Asteroid Day, June 30. Anyone can help! Sign up by 00:00 UTC on July 1.
Where to go stargazing in Georgia, plus a word about a new feature – Best Places to Stargaze, for people around the world – just launched at EarthSky.
Scientists aboard an aircraft caught the impressive streak and final breakup of the Orbital ATK Cygnus supply ship, as it re-entered Earth’s atmosphere on June 22.
Apparently we can, and you can view details in this video from a talk given at Mars One’s recent private event in Amsterdam.
Orion the Hunter and Sirius the Dog Star
Photos and video of Venus and Jupiter!