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.
Europe's XMM-Newton telescope took an X-ray scan of the Milky Way's core, capturing some dazzling high-energy delights.
Finally, we have proof of the moon's 'noble' heritage!
In TWO stunning orbital photos, a thunderstorm over Mexico generated two huge, red sprites reaching into space.
On July 29, with ESA's Rosetta spacecraft in orbital tow, the 2.5-mile-long Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko fired its brightest jet yet since Rosetta's arrival just over a full year ago.
As a suitably impressive follow-up to the new “blue marble” image of our world released in July, today NASA shared a gorgeous animation created from pictures captured by NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft.
On July 25, 2015, the near-Earth asteroid 1999 JD6 -- a 'contact binary -- made its closest pass of Earth in at least over a century.
On Sunday, May 31, 2015, NASA's Cassini spacecraft successfully made its latest and final flyby of Hyperion, Saturn's spongy moon. And the view was amazing.
You're not seeing double; these are two images of the same world: icy, cratered Rhea, the second-largest natural satellite of Saturn.
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