Project Nightflight in Austria has a new web platform, presenting not just astrophotos, but also the sounds they heard while capturing them. It’s wonderful.
When did our human population reach one billion? How long to add each billion after that, to bring us to the 7+ billion humans on Earth today? What’s next?
2015 has six supermoons. The closest on September 28 will also undergo a total lunar eclipse.
Isaac Newton was born on January 4, 1643. His insights laid a foundation for our modern understanding of celestial motion, light and gravity.
The idea we will all weigh less and even experience a floating sensation due to a planetary alignment on January 4, 2015 (#zeroday) is entirely false. Sigh.
New Year’s Day is a civil event. Its date isn’t precisely fixed by any natural seasonal marker.
Lucky New Year’s foods in the U.S. South and around the world. Happy 2015!
Happy birthday January babies! Your birthstone, the garnet, symbolizes a light heart, loyalty and enduring affections.
Video of an impressive and slow meteor seen over Puerto Rico on December 28. It might be a Falcon 9 rocket body falling from orbit.