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2 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Astronomers see star some 50 light-years from Earth covered by celestial body in the solar system that belongs to the "family" of Pluto.
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4 hrs ago | Universe Today
A recent analysis of a star in the south hemisphere constellation of Centaurus has highlighted the role that amateurs play in assisting with professional discoveries in astronomy.
6 hrs ago | The Age
Tomorrow is Albert Einstein's birthday, but today marks the anniversary of the discovery of the first new planet since antiquity by William Herschel, in 1781 - Uranus.
The Town of Halton Hills will once again join communities in Canada and throughout the world to participate in Earth Hour by turning off unnecessary lights, reducing energy use and taking action to help address climate change on Saturday, March 29, 8:30-9:30 p.m. The objective of Earth Hour is a symbolic action to bring awareness to climate change ... (more)
With so much dark matter and mindless entertainment on television these days, it was as if a voice from beyond said, "Let there be light."
Space fans who name Martian craters for a fee will not see those monikers considered for official recognition, according to the International Astronomical Union.
Seth McFarlane and Carl Sagan. Associating those two names may confuse folks familiar with the works of both men.
John Gianforte - co-founder of the "Astronomical Society" of northern New England and astronomy instructor for Granite State College and UNH Mal Cameron - former astronomy and space educator at the McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center and coordinator of its NASA Educator Resource Center
Britain today pledged funding of A 119 million towards a telescope so powerful it will be able to tune in to alien TV.
We live in a galaxy known as the Milky Way - a vast conglomeration of 300 billion stars, planets whizzing around them, and clouds of gas and dust floating in between.
Explanation: In the heart of the Rosette Nebula lies a bright open cluster of stars that lights up the nebula.
The talk will begin at 7:00 PM and is free and open to the public. The BCAS is comprised of amateur astronomers from SW Colorado and beyond.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson takes viewers up from the oceans of Earth, out past the sun and into the vast beyond of what we call space, all as a part of Sunday's inaugural episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey .
The first episode of the ambitious reboot of Cosmos , which debuted last night, closely follows the template of the first episode of the original.
The Orion Nebula is home to hundreds of young stars and even younger protostars known as proplyds.
Want to expose kids to the night sky? A new picture book Bright Star, Night Star: An Astronomy Story opens the starry skies to youngsters.
NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the United States multiple times showing winter weather, allowing the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on board to capture this true-color image of a massive winter storm moving up the eastern seaboard, as shown in the NASA photo taken January 2, 2014.