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This NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of Comet ISON was taken on April 10, 2013, when the comet was slightly closer than Jupiter's orbit at a distance of 386 million miles from the sun .
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A meteoroid struck the surface of the moon recently, causing an explosion that was visible on Earth without the aid of a telescope, NASA reported Friday.
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Chaos theory deals with the description of motion which cannot be predicted in the long term although produced by deterministic system, as well exemplified by meteorological phenomena.
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Elizabeth Sudduth talked about the Robert B. Ariail Collection of Historical Astronomy, a collection of historic astronomy books, documents and telescopes donated to the South Carolina State Museum and the Thomas Cooper Library .. Read More Elizabeth Sudduth talked about the Robert B. Ariail Collection of Historical Astronomy, a collection of ... (more)
The Longway Planetarium is holding a lecture on the Hubble Telescope May 23 titled, "There and Back Again: An Astronomer's Tale." Guest lecturer Dr.
Exchange of electromagnetic energy is fairly well understood. The force carrier, the photon , is readily detectable and manipulated, making the physics of electromagnetic radiation easy to study.
The Royal Astronomical Society has appointed a University of Leicester space scientist as its next President, one of the most prestigious roles in astronomy.
Scientists have been mourning the news that NASA's prolific planet-hunting Kepler Space Telescope may have to cease its search for good.
A massive telescope buried in the Antarctic ice has detected 28 extremely high-energy neutrinos-elementary particles that likely originate outside our solar system.
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Canada Flintridge reports they are keeping an eye out for an asteroid reportedly 1.7 miles long, one big enough to cause the dinosaurs\' extinction if it ever connected with the planet.
The Universe can be a very gray place. But this week, we'll look at a fine example of a class of objects that defies this trend.
The "starburst ring" seen at center in red and yellow hues is not the product of love, as in the song, but is instead a frenetic region of star formation.
The moon has a new hole on its surface thanks to a boulder that slammed into it in March, creating the biggest explosion scientists have seen on the moon since they started monitoring it.
Astrophile is our weekly column on curious cosmic objects, from the solar system to the far reaches of the multiverse Named Methone, this small, oval moon was seen in close-up for the first time last year by NASA's Cassini spacecraft .
Their paper describing the device and process was published in the physics journal Physical Review Letters .
And while QE2 is not of much interest to those astronomers and scientists on the lookout for hazardous asteroids, it is of interest to those who dabble in radar astronomy and have a 230-foot -- or larger -- radar telescope at their disposal.