In an hour the fiery gleam of Aldebaran appears at the edge of the dome [along with] the beautiful V-shaped group of the ...
The dome of the U.S. Naval Observatory’s 26-inch refractor sits in the hills overlooking the Georgetown neighborhood of ...
Agricultural technologies to grow food on Mars can help address climate change, sustainability, and food scarcity challenges.
With more than 100 lunar missions planned in coming years, space junk near the Moon could become an issue for humanity.
Orion the Hunter dominates the winter sky — and it holds a plethora of beautiful celestial sights accessible with binoculars ...
When the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) blasted off from French Guiana Dec. 25, 2021, astronomers anticipated it would ...
As backyard observers may know, some modest telescopes lack the optics or aperture to cleanly resolve deep-sky objects like ...
Meteor impacts are an inevitable part of being a rocky planet. The craters they leave behind are a window into the tumultuous ...
From the Big Bang to dark energy, knowledge of the cosmos has sped up in the past century — but big questions linger.
Amateur astronomers discovered the never-before-seen arc of nebulosity right next to the Andromeda Galaxy, but researchers ...
Even the largest supermassive black holes can be pushed around through repeated interactions with galactic neighbors, new simulations suggest.
Now, researchers at Peking University in China have released new findings about Earth’s inner core: its spin rate has slowed.