Today, NASA released a cool little video from the perspective of the Juno probe that swung past the Earth on Oct. 9. Continue reading →
This weekend's Leonid meteor shower will be hard to catch.
An Earth-sized planet circling the sun-like star Kepler-78 has Earth-like amounts of iron and rock -- unfortunately it's far from 'habitable.'
The moon will dip through part of Earth's shadow in a partial lunar eclipse on Friday (Oct. 18), but it may be tough to see for skywatchers in North America.
Lee Billing' new book captures the excitement and humanity behind the search for exoplanets. Continue reading →
Living deep inside our planet's protective biosphere, it sometimes takes some beautiful cosmic events to make us realize that we are orbiting the sun as the sun orbits the galactic core at breakneck speeds.
Firefighters, aircraft and even drones have been deployed to battle California's sixth largest wildfire in history, but to get the best perspective of the destruction being wreaked by this natural disaster it's best to look down from orbit. Continue reading →
For a cosmic rendition of seeing the proverbial forest, rather than the trees, take a look at Earth from the perspective of the Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft. Continue reading →
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