Science and Astronomy

Science and Astronomy

The Mind Blowing Achievements of the Hubble Space Telescope

Since its launch in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has changed our understanding of the cosmos. NASA considers the deployment of the Hubble telescope...

Meet Kepler, the Extraordinary Exoplanet Hunting Telescope

If you’ve never heard of NASA’s Kepler Telescope, or perhaps only have a passing familiarity with the project, then you’re in for quite a...

10 Profound Neil deGrasse Tyson Quotes That Will Change the Way...

If you've ever listened to StarTalk radio, then you'll know that Neil deGrasse Tyson can not only make us laugh but also think. Often, Neil...

How Cosmic Catastrophes Enabled Human Life

Certain disastrous events impacting our planet have actually created the precursors for human life or its evolution, rather than causing annihilating our species. Significant evidence...

Thinking About Buying a Telescope? Here Are 9 Helpful Tips

Buying a telescope can be one of the best purchases you ever make; whether you want to be an astronomer or just want to...

What is the Aurora Borealis and Where is it Seen?

The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights is considered one of the most awe-inspiring sights that can be viewed on Earth. An ethereal display of...

A (Very) Brief Primer on How Suns are Formed

The Milky Way is thought possibly to contain as many as 400 billion suns. Meanwhile, Earth’s sun—a G-type main-sequence star—is believed to have formed around...

Snow Moon Predicted to Dodge Celestial Bullet in February

Reserve a seat now to watch the premier celestial show on February 10th, 2017. This Friday night, a three act performance will begin around...

Stephen Hawking Lays Down the Law on AI

At a recent conference at the Future of Life Institute in Boston, rock star theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, along with several hundred others, endorsed...

NASA Goes Rogue following Trump Directive

“Houston, we have a problem.” The White House is Apollo 13, and we’re in trouble. The Trump Administration is flipping switches and pushing buttons as...