The ALMA telescope, high in the northern Chilean desert, was officially inaugurated this spring. EarthSky was there. Check out our video!
Posts by Emily Howard
To see our home planet from above – in real time – is awesome. Livestream video from ISS here, plus we link to a page showing the space stations’s current position.
NASA Space Sounds: what happens when spacecraft are used to record radio emissions from planetary environments, which are then converted to sound waves.
A tour of light and landscape in the American Southwest
Do you complain about dead bugs on your windshield? Well, be thankful that insects today are considerably smaller than some of their prehistoric ancestors.
Tortoise notices the camera and comes over to investigate.
This video includes two eclipses by the moon, the largest flare of our current cycle, the Comet Lovejoy and the transit of Venus.
Can’t wait for tonight’s Lyrid meteor shower, or can’t watch due to clouds? Check out this beautiful video of the 2010 Geminid shower.
Did you know that looking at cute pictures activates the same part of the brain as using cocaine or meth?
This short video shows clouds of starlings flocking over Marseille, France, at dusk.