Want to know the dates for the Blood Moons and total lunar eclipses in 2014 and 2015? You’ve come to the right place …
A monster gamma-ray burst – whose afterglow lasted months – may have come from the explosion of a giant star, say astronomers at the University of Copenhagen.
Observations of the powerful gamma-ray burst of April 2013 didn’t match energy levels predicted by the standard models, say astronomers at Stanford University.
“Exceedingly rare triple system, seen when universe was 800 million years old, provides insights into the earliest stages of galaxy formation.” – Richard Ellis
“We might witness a nice, long-tailed comet visible to the naked eye that will leave millions of people with fond memories for a lifetime, or maybe it will be a small comet for sky hunters using binoculars and a good map of its position. Or it might yet break up and vanish.” – Alan MacRobert
Have you ever noticed the Big Dipper in van Gogh’s Starry Night over the Rhone?
The launch took place at approximately 8:15 p.m. (EST) on November 19, from the Wallops Flight Facility in eastern Virginia.
Hubble helped change our cosmology: our idea of the universe as a whole.
NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission launched yesterday (November 18). The mission will investigate how Mars lost its atmosphere and liquid water.