Stay tuned for Thursday’s announcement by LIGO, expected to confirm the potentially Nobel-Prize winning discovery of spacetime ripples known as gravitational waves.
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During the Great Meteor Procession of February 9, 1913, bright meteors were seen to cross the sky on stately, nearly identical paths.
Worth the cold trek, said Sharon Killips Alexander in Connecticut.
Founded in 1958 – on a mountaintop in Arizona – this observatory operates its own 3 telescopes and hosts 24 others.
It’ll have 7 times the collecting area of Hubble, and it’s scheduled for launch in 2018. James Webb Space Telescope … and more on this episode of EarthSky News.
The hills are thought to be fragments of Pluto’s rugged uplands that have broken away and are being carried along the flow paths of glaciers.
Two meek animals seem to cower at the feet of the constellation Orion the Hunter. They are Lepus the Hare and Columba the Dove.
Researchers identified 12 weather patterns across the region. Over the past 30 years, the 3 patterns bringing rain to the U.S. Southwest became less frequent.
A Hubble Space Telescope image of the mysterious Red Rectangle Nebula.
Use the M-shaped (or W-shaped) constellation Cassiopeia to find the Double Cluster in the constellation Perseus.