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Members of the EarthSky community - including scientists, as well as science and nature writers from across the globe - weigh in on what's important to them. Photo by Robert Spurlock.
Fossil footprints track a prehistoric hunt.
An art historian describes how he and his team use an analysis technique similar to facial recognition, to unlock architectural secrets.
Launched last week, TESS will scan 200,000 close and bright stars, seeking new planets and possibly livable worlds. Here’s a roundtable discussion with 2 scientists on the TESS mission.
Celebrate Earth Day with these 10 images of Earth from space.
What’s the latest date that measurable snow has fallen in different parts of the United States? Check this interactive map from NOAA to find your record latest snow.
Humans have been speculating about their existence for thousands of years, but ours is the 1st generation to know, with certainty, that exoplanets are really out there.
The roar of motors, ping of military sonar, bangs and blasts from offshore development are distracting, confusing, and even killing, aquatic animals.
Solar Dynamics Observatory image of the sun captured in 3 different extreme ultraviolet wavelengths.
Telescope technology has come a long way. Here are 4 new amazing machines for observing the universe, both from space and from Earth.
When NASA first started planning the Kepler mission, no one knew if the universe held any planets outside our solar system. Thousands of exoplanets later, the search enters a new phase.
Circumpolar stars don’t rise or set
Moai head and Milky Way