Christiaan Huygens

How Does Light Travel?

Since ancient times, scientists have debated the true nature of light. Despite the progress we've made, there are still mysteries…

8 years ago

Who was Christiaan Huygens?

The 17th century was a very auspicious time for the sciences, with advancements being made in the fields of physics,…

9 years ago

Saturn’s Moon Titan

Between its methane lakes, dense atmosphere, and subterranean ocean, Saturn's largest moon (Titan) is a wonder to behold!

9 years ago

What Did Galileo Invent?

Galileo is considered one of the greatest astronomers of all time. His discovery of Jupiter's major moons (Io, Europa, Ganymede…

9 years ago

Where Did Saturn’s Rings Come From?

Dr. Kevin Grazier was a planetary scientist with the Cassini mission for over 15 years, studying Saturn and its icy…

11 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 230: Christiaan Huygens

And now we finish our trilogy of Saturnian astronomers and missions with a look at the Dutch astronomer and mathematician,…

13 years ago

Christie’s to Auction off 1st Edition Works by Newton, Galileo

[/caption]It's too bad that they missed Black Friday, but you'll at least be able to get a few gifts for…

14 years ago