Astronomy For Kids

Help Bring Astronomy to Children in East Africa

The international astronomy outreach group Astronomers Without Borders has launched a major crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, and they need your…

7 years ago

Want to Measure the Distance to the Moon Yourself? Now You Can!

Astronomy is a discipline pursued at a distance. And yet, actually measuring that last word — distance — can be…

8 years ago

Kickstarting the Youngest Astronomers with “Universe in a Box”

Most children are naturally interested in science. And if you've ever heard a five-year-old recite complicated dinosaur names, or all…

8 years ago

10-Year-Old Boy Discovers a 600 Million Year-Old Supernova

Young Canadian Nathan Gray, age 10, has discovered a supernova candidate in the field of the galaxy designated PGC 61330,…

8 years ago

Kids Book Review: “Beyond the Solar System”

It is probably a safe bet that even as children, Universe Today readers gazed at the night sky with awe…

8 years ago

Chaos and Education at 120,000 feet for Camilla the Rubber Chicken

[/caption] In my travels, I've had the pleasure of regularly meeting up with Camilla the Rubber Chicken, the social media…

10 years ago

Get Great Astronomy Apps and Support Astronomers Without Borders

[/caption] Celebrate the last two weeks of Global Astronomy Month and get a great price on the very popular SkySafari…

10 years ago

The Physics of Angry Birds In Space

Leave it to Mr. Wizard, a.k.a. astronaut Don Pettit on board the International Space Station, to give a detailed demonstration…

10 years ago

RoboScopes – Real Armchair Astronomy

[/caption] Using and getting the most out of robotic astronomy Whilst nothing in the field of amateur astronomy beats the…

10 years ago

Toronto Teens Launch “Lego Man in Space”

[/caption] Updated:Jan. 30 Two teens from Toronto,Canada have launched “Lego Man in Space” using a helium filled weather balloon and…

10 years ago