Near Miss For The International Space Station.
Two pieces of space junk whizzed by the International Space Station this week but posed no threat to the orbiting laboratory or its three-person crew, NASA officials say. The space
Understanding The Moon Phases.
Have you ever wondered what causes the moon phases? We all know that its appearance changes over time. But why? The good way to understand the phases of the moon is to examine an earth-moon-sun
Curiosity Finds Evidence of An Ancient Streambed on Mars
The Curiosity rover has come across a place in Gale Crater where ankle-to-hip-deep water once vigorously flowed: an ancient stream-bed that may turn up paydirt! (more…)
Newly Spotted Comet May Outshine The Moon.
It's a bold heading isn't it but it may just have a ring of truth to it. Unless you’ve been cut off from the internet you’ll have heard about 'The Comet. '
New law: Astronauts Can Keep (or sell) Space Artifacts.
America's early space pioneers have now been confirmed as the legal owners of the equipment and parts they saved as souvenirs from their missions.
Quasars As A Tool to View the Distant Universe.
Although it is not as easy to map space as it was to map our land masses and oceans here on Earth, we might be a step closer to making this possible.
Scientists Ready To Photogtraph A Black Hole.
Recently, astronomers, physicists and scientists from related fields convened in Arizona. from across the world to discuss something out of this world.
Bigger Telescopes Really Are Better.
To the beginner, setting out on their first tentative steps to discover the universe, it's an exciting time and the sight of a black star-filled sky. You just wanna be part of it!
Fly Over California Alongside a Space Shuttle!
We’ve shared several videos from Endeavour’s trip to Los Angeles last week, taken by excited spectators along various portions of the flight path. This is history!
Telescope Amnesty A Great Success
Here's what it looked like throughout the day.
On the weekend myself and fellow amateur astronomer Dustin Bradford held a 'Telescope Amnesty' on the Town Green at Port Macquarie. NSW.