Space
Astronomers spot largest rotation in the universe
Astronomers have found the largest rotation in the universe by analyzing red and blue shifts in galaxies funneling along filaments in the cosmic web.
Earth
Human World
The sad fate of krill in the Southern Ocean
Krill in the Southern Ocean are projected to decline about 30% this century, due to human-driven climate change. But natural variability also plays a role. A new study tries to tease out the difference.
Tonight

Moon and Spica June 18, 19, 20

On June 18, 19 and 20, 2021 - as sunset closes the curtain on day, and the darkening sky reveals a myriad of far-off suns - look for the moon and Spica.
Space

Methane on Enceladus: A possible sign of life?

Something is producing a lot of methane in Enceladus' ocean. Could it be life? While not proven yet, a new study by a team of biologists seems to support that exciting possibility.
Human World

Poison mushrooms: How to tell

A popular adage among mushroom foragers is, “you can eat any mushroom ... once.” Some wild mushrooms are poisonous and will make you sick. A few can kill.
Tonight

Longest sunsets happen around the solstice

We're talking about the number of minutes it takes for the body of the sun to sink below your western horizon. Fastest at the equinoxes, slowest at the solstices.
Space

Asteroid Psyche: $10,000 quadrillion or rubble pile?

Metal asteroid Psyche was estimated to be worth $10,000 quadrillion. But a new study suggests it's less metallic and more porous than thought. Scientists are calling it a "rubble pile."
Human World
Space

The 1st microsecond of the Big Bang

Researchers used the Large Hadron Collider to investigate the 1st matter formed in the 1st microsecond of Big Bang. They said it had liquid-like properties.
Today's Image

Photos of the moon and the Beehive

Photographers on opposite sides of Earth captured images of the moon and the Beehive star cluster as they paired up in mid-June 2021.
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Moon sweeps near Regulus June 15 and 16

Regulus is the brightest star in the constellation Leo the Lion. The moon sweeps near it on June 15 and 16, 2021.