For over fifty years, Patrick Moore was the very British face of the space age – an eccentric, monocle-wearing, xylophone-playing mix of Carl Sagan, Jack Horkheimer and Walter Cronkite.
Articles tagged "stars"
A team of geologists and astronomers at Ohio State University might have figured out how to increase the odds of finding a habitable world.
The mighty VISTA infrared telscope has captured an image of unfathomable properties. The beast of an image, weighing in at nine gigapixels (9,000 megapixels, which would print to about 23 x 30 feet) is "zoomable":http://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1…
When it’s finished in 2024, the Square Kilometer Array telescope will search the sky for evidence of the early universe and alien life with a footprint that stretches 3,000 km across.
Meteorides, the actual space objects that leaving burning meteor trails upon entering our atmosphere, aren’t uncommon. However, a meteoride producing a bright fireball, or bolide, is a rare occurrence. On September 21, Dirk Ross, a tracker of bright…
New research is challenging what little we know about how planets form.
The Andromeda galaxy is on a collision course with the Milky Way and there's no escape.
Scientists are starting to think that the Sun is the root of all life.