Some people believe volcanic eruptions are caused by fate. Others believe a volcanic eruption is a sign that a mountain is upset because residents living nearby have sinned. But science has another explanation.
Every so often, the International Space Station (ISS) becomes visible in your night sky. It’ll look like a bright star moving quickly above the horizon. The ISS is so bright, it can even been seen from the center of a city. Here’s how you can spot the ISS in your night sky.
According to the definition of supermoon coined by Richard Nolle 30 years ago, the year 2015 has a total of six supermoons. They are the new moons of January, February and March and the full moons of August, September and October. The September 28, 2015 full moon will be the closest supermoon of 2015.
Happy birthday to our August friends! This is one of your birthstones, peridot. Your other birthstone is sardonyx.
Read about both of your birthstones….
We’ve all seen virga, but maybe not known what it’s called. Virga is rain that evaporates before it hits the ground. Enjoy these photos!
It’s said that once you’ve seen a green flash, you’ll never go wrong in matters of the heart. Here’s all you need to know to see the legendary green flash, plus great pics.
Venus is bright because it’s nearby, because it’s blanketed in highly reflective clouds and because of its location in orbit with respect to Earth now.
Next time you see crepuscular rays or sunrays extending from the horizon … turn around. You might catch a glimpse of elusive anticrepuscular rays.
If you’re celebrating the 4th of July by attending a fireworks display, maybe you’ll look up and wonder: What creates those red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple colors exploding in the night sky?