What’s That Bright Star in the Sky?

What's that bright light in the sky? How come I never noticed it before? That's not a star at all,…

6 years ago

What Is The Geocentric Model Of The Universe?

The geocentric model of the universe, in which the Sun, planets and stars revolved around the Earth, was the accepted…

7 years ago

What Is The Heliocentric Model Of The Universe?

In 1543, Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus revolutionized astronomy by proposing his heliocentric model of the Universe

7 years ago

Who Was Nicolaus Copernicus?

Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus revolutionized astronomy by proposing that the Earth and other planets revolved around the Sun

8 years ago

What is the Moon’s Real Name?

We call it the Moon, but... what's its real name? You know, the name that scientists call the Moon. As…

8 years ago

What Is The Difference Between the Geocentric and Heliocentric Models of the Solar System?

What does our Solar System really look like? If we were to somehow fly ourselves above the plane where the…

8 years ago

Watch Live: Next-Gen Environment Satellite Aims For Space

UPDATE, APRIL 4: The satellite safely made it into space! Watch the launch replay and successful satellite separation here. Just in…

9 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 338: Copernicus

It's safe to say that the Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus shook up the whole Universe. Well, our understanding of our…

9 years ago

Who Discovered Jupiter?

[/caption] Jupiter is one of the 5 planets visible with the unaided eye. That means you can go out on…

14 years ago