I'm a graphic designer and space blogger living in Rhode Island. My love of astronomy and space exploration has driven me to create LightsInTheDark.com, a blog about the exploration of our amazing solar system. I also write for Universe Today.
If you find yourself eating too much over the Thanksgiving holiday, don't worry -- you can always try out the latest super star diet.
The spooky 'Halloween Comet' of 2015 got its close-up radar snap-shot and astronomers now hope to figure out whether or not is is a dead comet.
At the beginning of September the world was treated to a fantastic view of the night side of Pluto, captured by the New Horizons spacecraft as it departed the icy world -- now that view has been enhanced even further.
New Horizons sends back a close-up view of Kerberos, a tiny Pluto moon that wasn't even known about until 2011.
On Wednesday (Oct. 14), Cassini performed its scheduled “E-20” close pass of Enceladus, Saturn's icy moon that has become famous for the organics-laden geysers firing from long fissures along its southern pole.
A tiny frozen world three billion miles away from the sun isn't the place where you might expect to find a brilliant blue sky, but that's exactly what NASA's New Horizons team has discovered on far-off Pluto. Continue reading →
The wake of a ship slices into the eye of an algal maelstrom in this image, acquired by ESA's Sentinel-2A satellite on Aug. 7, 2015.
Europe's XMM-Newton telescope took an X-ray scan of the Milky Way's core, capturing some dazzling high-energy delights.
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