photography

Astronomy Cast Ep. 372: Millikan Oil Drop

In 1909 Robert Millikan devised an ingenious experiment to figure out the charge of an electron using a drop of…

9 years ago

Turning Stars Into Art

We all have cameras, and the sky's an easy target, so why not have a little fun? Ever since I…

9 years ago

Watch the Aurora Shimmer and Dance in Real Time

I for one have never witnessed the northern lights in person, and like many people I experience them vicariously through…

9 years ago

Completely Gorgeous Shot of the Milky Way Over Jasper National Park

Does it get any more gorgeous than this? What an absolutely beautiful view of the night sky over Lake Annette…

9 years ago

Want to See Some Pretty Pictures? Here are the Winners of the 2014 Photo Nightscape Awards

We told you earlier this year about an astrophotography contest held by Ciel et Espace Photos in France, called the…

9 years ago

How to Take Great Pictures of the Northern Lights

Everybody loves pictures of the northern lights! If you've never tried to shoot the aurora yourself but always wanted to, here…

9 years ago

Enjoy This Eye-Meltingly Awesome Photo of Our Sun

Here's yet another glorious photo of our home star, captured and processed by New York artist and photographer Alan Friedman on…

10 years ago

Chris Hadfield Explains Photography from Space

After Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield arrived at the International Space Station in December 2012, he quickly became an internet sensation…

11 years ago

Another Amazing Earth View: The Andes Under a Blue Pacific Fog

View of the Andes from the ISS on Feb. 4, 2013 (NASA) Even though he's a busy guy, Expedition 34…

11 years ago

Fires in the Sky: Aurorae and Meteor Photo by Ole Salomonsen

A bright fireball slashes through curtains of aurorae shimmering above the mountains of northern Norway, captured on camera by Ole…

11 years ago