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Read a book review of "Totality: The Great North American Eclipse of 2024" by Mark Littmann and Fred Espenak. Reviewed by Bruce McClure.
In this installment of Media We Love, EarthSky writer Lia De La Cruz recommends Black Mirror, a TV series that taps into unease about the modern world.
"Super Volcanoes" by Robin George Andrews is about the superiority of volcanoes, from Yellowstone's supervolcano to icy geysers in the outer solar system.
In this installment of Media We Love, EarthSky editor Kelly Kizer Whitt recommends the Merlin Bird ID app. It's a free app! Learn how it works here.
In this installment of Media we love, EarthSky editor Kelly Kizer Whitt recommends The Doomsday Book by Marshall Brain.
Read this movie review for Good Night Oppy, the story of the twin sisters Martian rovers, Spirit and Opportunity. Learn about the movie here.
Media we love! Deborah Byrd recommends The Age of Miracles, apocalyptic fiction set against the background of an unexplained natural slowing in Earth's spin.
Media we love: EarthSky editors recommend "A Cloud a Day," a gorgeous book for those who love to gaze upward, filled with rich photos and informative text.
Media we love: EarthSky editors recommend For All Mankind, an alternate history depicting what would have happened if the global space race had never ended.
Media we love! Deborah Byrd reviews season 1 of TV's Altered Carbon. Kelly Kizer Whitt reviews the book The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking).
Meteor showers are unpredictable but nothing beats them for a fun and relaxing time under the stars. Maximize your viewing time with these 10 tips.
We've got several more meteor showers this year. Next up are the December Geminds followed by the Ursids. Your 2023-2024 meteor shower guide here.
See the first images from Euclid, a dazzling assortment of galaxies, clusters and nebulae that will help us understand dark matter and dark energy.
Bats might be spooky, but they pollinate flowers, control insect pests, and have inspired scientists to improve human lives in many ways.
Scientists have retrieved a weird object from the Gulf of Alaska. Dubbed the "golden orb," it's still a mystery. But now we know it's biological in origin.
Ants are common insects with unique capabilities. They can harvest, herd, milk, and build amazingly complex and stable underground cities.
Twilight is that magical time between sunlight and darkness. Astronomers, the experts on nighttime, recognize three stages of twilight.
The Wild Duck Cluster, also known as M11, is an open star cluster in the constellation Scutum that appears best through binoculars or a telescope.
Tigers are huge, fierce cats that are unique and beautiful. We tell you some curious facts about them here. Plus, watch a video about tigers.
Click into these videos to see the Beluga Boat cam, from Manitoba's Churchill River. Belugas live, hunt and migrate in "pods." Hear their vocalizations!