Earth's land/water balance might be a rarity in the Universe.
It takes 1,100 years to make one trip around the Sun.
We are finally seeing our missing universe.
The ‘Jewel of the Solar System’, Saturn’s rings have long inspired humanity’s quest to explore outer space. Let’s take a closer look at this exciting system.
Normally it'd take a telescope the size of a planet to do so.
As today’s space telescopes age, tomorrow’s are preparing for launch, and they plan to give us a glimpse of the earliest years of our universe. This is life after Hubble.
A military-led science program in China has constructed the world’s most sensitive radio telescope: the FAST radio telescope.
And science will never be the same.
We remember the contributions to science made by a visionary astronomer who helped confirm the existence of dark matter: Dr. Vera Rubin, feminist futurist.
Check out our calendar of some of 2017’s astronomical events for sky watchers. Most of these natural occurrences can be observed with the naked eye but use a pair of binoculars or a telescope for best viewing.
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