Since first mentioned in 1783, black holes have captured the imagination of scientists, writers, filmmakers and other artists. Perhaps part of the allure is that these enigmatic objects have never actually been "seen."
Pluto's loss of planetary status in 2006 remains controversial. Now a new definition is being proposed that would restore Pluto while increasing the number of "planets" in our solar system to over 110.
As the temperatures outside become milder, many stargazers make their way outside. In the Spring, the night sky shows us a very different side of itself. What is there to observe? What is worth the time and effort?
By: Marc J. Kuchner Eighty-seven years ago, this week, Clyde Tombaugh was poring over a pair of photographic plates, hoping to change the world. He was staring hard into an arcane device called a blink comparator, which allowed him to rapidly switch from viewing one image to the next. In those days...
Meeting tomorrow evening Tuesday 7th February, 2017, 8pm start, Lye Field Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend. All welcome. Speaker: Professor David Southwood, 10 Years of Space Science at the European Space Agency ... See MoreSee Less
NASA’s twin study is showing the stress of space travel on the body — including genetic differences between Scott Kelly, the twin who spent nearly a year in space, and his brother Mark, who stayed on Earth.
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We are a team of computer scientists working on a weather app for aspiring or amateur astronomers. If you have a few minutes to help us out by filling out a survey we would really appreciate it! There are 10 questions, no contact details are collected, and responses will be used only for research purposes.
We are a team of computer scientists working on a weather app for aspiring or amateur astronomers! There are 10 questions, no contact details are collected and responses will be used only for research purposes.