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Scientist sees deep meaning in black holes after Event Horizon Telescope’s triumph

Why are black holes so alluring? You could cite plenty of reasons: They’re matter-gobbling monsters, making them the perfect plot device…

1 year ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 508: 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

We did it, we made it to the end of another year. Once again it's time to wonder what gifts…

4 years ago

Book Excerpt: “Incredible Stories From Space,” Roving Mars With Curiosity, part 2

Following is Part 2 of an excerpt from my new book, "Incredible Stories From Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the…

6 years ago

Book Excerpt: “Incredible Stories From Space,” Roving Mars With Curiosity, part 1

Following is an excerpt from my new book, "Incredible Stories From Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our…

6 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 396: Family Astronomy for the Holidays

Every year, it's the same dilemma: what gift should you get for the super space nerd in the family? And…

7 years ago

Book Review: We Are All Stardust

Every scientist has a story. Though not all have a specific moment they can point to that 'got them into…

7 years ago

Giveaway: Win a Copy of “How to Build a Universe”

The story of our Universe has twists and turns, and from The Big Bang to the discovery of the atom…

8 years ago

Giveaway: “New Frontiers of Space: From Mars to the Edge of the Universe” by Jeffrey Kluger and Michael D. Lemonick

You know that friend who's hopelessly confused about science news, the one who asks classics like "didn't we just send…

9 years ago

Win a Copy of ‘Moon Hoax’

What if — somehow — historical records were changed to show the Apollo 11 mission never happened? In Moon Hoax,…

10 years ago

Win a Copy of “Your Ticket to the Universe”

A beautiful new book, “Your Ticket to the Universe: A Guide to Exploring the Cosmos" highlights some of the most…

10 years ago