Mark Thursday (Oct. 23) on your calendar as Solar Eclipse Day, for if the weather cooperates, you should have no difficulty observing a partial eclipse of the sun.
Only 33 million years ago -- that's only 'last week' in geologic timescales -- volcanoes were erupting on the lunar surface. Continue reading →
Foreknowledge of imminent blood moon helped the explorer trick Arawak Indians on island we know today as Jamaica.
Last week's lunar eclipse wasn't just a show for Earthlings, NASA's MESSENGER mission was also watching from 66 million miles away. Continue reading →
The celestial show bathed the moon in a reddish tint.
NASA's next-generation spacecraft is nearing completion and its first ambitious foray into space is planned for December. Continue reading →
Weather prospects for Wednesday's total lunar eclipse are great for observers hoping to catch a glimpse of the blood moon from around the United States.
The question as to where the majority of moon water came from isn't so straightforward -- it was actually 'baked' via reactions with the solar wind. Continue reading →
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