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Brother Guy is based at the Vatican Observatory headquarters in Castel Gandolfo and he curates the Vatican meteorite collection, which is believed to be one of the largest in the world.
A fluctuating tilt in a planet's orbit does not preclude the possibility of life, according to new research by astronomers at the Univ.
Afternoon clouds in the Portland area should keep temperatures in check and later Monday will also limit viewing opportunities to see the full lunar eclipse , forecasters say.
The moon took on an eerie blood-red hue early Tuesday during the first total lunar eclipse of 2014, a celestial sight that wowed potentially millions of stargazers across North and South America.
MEMBERS of the Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group will be setting up telescopes at the ancient Rollright Stones on Easter Sunday.
A powerful scientific tool set to come online in 2015 could help scientists spot gravitational waves: ripples in space-time born from violent cosmic crashes light-years from Earth.
Look up! There's two total lunar eclipses happening this year and the first one takes place between tonight and tomorrow morning.
Canadians of all coasts will get a glimpse at tonight's lunar eclipse, scheduled to peak at 12:45 a.m. PST.
The evolution of a white dwarf star as it is being disrupted by a massive black hole.
Beginning about 2 a.m., we will experience a total eclipse of the moon. That means the entire moon -- not just part of it -- will be in the Earth's shadow.
Sky watchers are getting ready for an evening of special viewing when a total lunar eclipse arrives just after midnight on April 15. Sky watchers are getting ready for an evening of special viewing when a total lunar eclipse arrives just after midnight on April 15. Some Christians see this series of so-called blood moons as linked to a biblical ... (more)
Chile and Namibia as well as Argentina as a third option have been selected from the candidates on the southern hemisphere for concrete negotiations.
The moon will turn to blood as it aligns with Earth and sun Then do so thrice more ere a year and a half is done, 'Tis not the herald of the apocalypses Just the first of four total lunar eclipses.
Skywatchers will be up in the wee hours Tuesday to view a "blood moon" - a total lunar eclipse that also happens to be the first of four consecutive total lunar eclipses set to occur through next year.
Night owls and early risers in North America will be able to watch a rare celestial show on Tuesday as Earth's shadow falls across the moon, shifting its color from bright orange to blood red to brown, depending on local weather conditions.
The complexity of biology can befuddle even the most sophisticated light microscopes.