The world’s beauty is joined by extraterrestrial beauty, and since Jupiter is now closer to Earth than it has been in a year, NASA took some pics.
Are we alone? NASA scientists have published their discovery of 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting a red dwarf star that’s only 39 light years away.
An intriguing jet stream can be found in Saturn’s atmosphere, and NASA’s Cassini sent back a few pics from the latest phase of its mission.
Saturn’s rings differ a little from those of Uranus. Using computer simulations from telescope and probe data, scientists have a model for why that happens.
The closest star, besides the sun, to Earth is Proxima Centauri. Scientists have detected a planet orbiting the star, and it may be able to support life.
Astronomers think the number of shooting stars in the Perseid meteor shower Friday could surge even before the normal peak time.
The 2nd Astronomy Night brought a range of dignitaries, scientists, astronauts, and young people to the White House lawn Saturday.
A total eclipse of the moon will occur on Sept 27-28, 2015. Peak at 10:47 PM Eastern Daylight Time. Last of a lunar tetrad.