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The debris from a stellar explosion from 2,200 years ago still shines brightly in x-rays -- even though it shouldn't Continue reading →
Last night, a spectacular celestial event dazzled the skies -- the Earth blocked light from the sun, initiating a lunar eclipse.
No enthusiastic skywatcher misses a total eclipse of the moon, and if weather permits tonight, neither should you.
What is a blood moon, why does it happen, and how can you see it? Trace explains everything you need to know about this rare lunar event.
If you like planetary nebulae you may want to put a ring on this one. On second thoughts, it looks like this one's taken; it already has a ring! Continue reading →
Weather permitting, when you step outside Sunday evening (April 6) you have a chance to see a rendezvous of two of the brightest objects in the night sky: the moon and Jupiter.
On April 8, Mars will be at opposition in the night sky -- here's how you can get the best astronomical viewing opportunities.
The mysterious dark energy that's driving the universe's accelerated expansion may have its roots in the background 'vacuum energy' that pervades all of the cosmos.
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