Citizen Science

Five Space and Astronomy Activities to do at Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

We’re in uncharted territory as the world faces the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While the medical community is on the front…

5 months ago

Hubble is the Ultimate Multitasker: Discovering Asteroids While it’s Doing Other Observations

It looks like a poster of the famous Hubble Deep Field, marked with white streaks by a child, or put…

1 year ago

Jupiter or Earth? Which One’s Which, and Why Do They Look so Similar?

Jupiter: a massive, lifeless gas giant out there on the other side of the asteroid belt. It's a behemoth, containing…

1 year ago

Hey Citizen Scientists! Help NASA Analyze Images Taken from the Space Station

Calling all citizen scientists, geography buffs, fans of the International Space Station and those who love that orbital perspective! CosmoQuest…

3 years ago

Best Jupiter Images From Juno … So Far

The original plans for the Juno mission to Jupiter didn’t include a color camera. You don’t need color images when…

3 years ago

Meet Steve, A Most Peculiar Aurora

A Canadian photographer captures a hot river of glowing gas so peculiar that no one knew at first what it…

3 years ago

Join the Eclipse MegaMovie 2017 Chronicling the August Total Solar Eclipse

Ready for the "Great American Eclipse?" We're now less than six months out from the long-anticipated total solar eclipse spanning…

3 years ago

NASA Needs Your Help With the “Long-Duration” Space Poop Problem

It turns out, that famous question of “How do you go to the bathroom in space?” is not so easy…

4 years ago

At ISO 400,000, This 6-Minute Film Shows Why We Love the Night Sky

Obviously, you’ve seen timelapse videos of the night sky because we share them here on Universe Today all the time.…

4 years ago

Citizen Scientists Help Crack 300 Year Old Mystery Of Eclipse Wind

An effectbased on the observations of over 4,500 citizen scientists in the UK during the partial eclipse on March 20,…

4 years ago