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Watch the Sun to Know When We’re Going to Have Killer Auroras

Scientists are getting better at predicting colorful auroras here on Earth by closely watching the behavior of the Sun.

2 years ago

How Can You see the Northern Lights?

The northern lights are an amazing thing to behold, and can be seen regularly from locations spanning from Siberia and…

3 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Apr. 15, 2016: Dr. Howard Trottier

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Howard Trottier, a physics professor at Simon Fraser University (SFU) in British Columbia, Canada.…

4 years ago

Who Was Galileo Galilei?

When it comes to scientists who revolutionized the way we think of the universe, few names stand out like Galileo…

4 years ago

Who Was Nicolaus Copernicus?

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

5 years ago

Curiosity Captures Mercury from Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover may be busy exploring the rugged and rocky interior of Gale Crater, but it does get a…

6 years ago

Virtual Star Party – February 23, 2014 – Nebulae, Sunspots, and Planet “X”?!?

Hosts: Fraser Cain & Scott Lewis Astronomers: David Dickinson, Gary Gonella, James McGee, Mike Simmons, Roy Salisbury, Shahrin Ahmad, Tom…

6 years ago

Virtual Star Party – February 16, 2014: Fighting Crime while Transiting Jupiter!

Hosts: Fraser Cain & Scott Lewis Astronomers: David Dickinson, Gary Gonella, James McGee, Tom Nathe, Mike Phillips, Mike Simmons, Roy…

6 years ago

Giant sunspot convulses but all quiet on the aurora front … for now

What a crazy sunspot cycle. Weeks go by with only a few tiny spots freckling the sun, then all at…

6 years ago

Virtual Star Party – January 19, 2014: Jupiter, the Moon and Nebulae

Host: Fraser Cain Astronomers: Andrew Dumbleton in the UK David Dickinson in Florida Shahrin Ahmed in Malaysia Gary Gonella in…

6 years ago