2012

How Have the 2012 Doomsday Myths Become Part of our Accepted Lexicon?

The whole “December 21st, 2012 Doomsday” hype had pretty much fallen off my radar. I hadn’t received an email from…

8 years ago

Tomorrow’s Transit Will be the First Photographed From Space

[/caption] ESA astronaut Andre Kuipers captured this stunning image of Earth's limb with Venus shining brightly above on the morning…

8 years ago

Help Astronomers Collect Venus Transit Data!

[/caption]During June 5th/6th 2012, Venus will be transiting the Sun, where it will make a rare appearance as a small…

8 years ago

End of the World Averted: New Archeological Find Proves Mayan Calendar Doesn’t End

[/caption] So much for the world ending on December 21, 2012. We’ve been saying it for years, but a new…

8 years ago

Still Concerned About 2012?

Don't be. Don Yeomans, senior research scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA, was kind enough to address…

9 years ago

Pick Up Some Good Librations With This Stunning Moon Video

As the Moon orbits Earth, it rotates at such a rate as to keep the same face aiming our way...…

9 years ago

NASA’s Blue Marble…Side B.

[/caption] In response to last week's incredibly popular "Blue Marble" image, NASA and NOAA have released a companion version, this…

9 years ago

Night Sky Guide: February 2012

Special thanks to Ninian Boyle astronomyknowhow.com for information in parts of this guide This month, the Solar System gives us…

9 years ago

Help Astronomers Measure the Solar System!

[/caption] As the bright Mars-crossing asteroid 433 Eros makes its closest approach to Earth since 1975, astronomers around the globe…

9 years ago

Top Astronomy Events Coming Up in 2012

[/caption] As 2011 is drawing to a close, the festive season is here and many of us are winding down…

9 years ago