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…

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…

9 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

An Enlightening Mosaic: Sunsets in 2011

[/caption] You’ve likely heard the phrase “axial tilt is the reason for the seasons” and here’s a great depiction of…

10 years ago

A Refreshing Idea! Vote for Enabling City Kids to See Starry Skies

Now here’s a refreshing idea: create a “dark sky oasis” in suburban locations where city-dwellers can gather to see the…

10 years ago

Incredible ‘Space-O-Lanterns’

[/caption] When it comes to Halloween, there are some very creative people out there. Unfortunately, I'm not one of them,…

11 years ago

Spectacular Galaxies Dancing Towards Destruction

[/caption] More than just another pretty picture? I’ll say! This beautiful image of the galaxy pair NGC 6872 and IC…

11 years ago