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Echoes of Chelyabinsk: Another Fireball Explodes Over Russia

Why does Russia seem to get so many bright meteors? Well at 6.6 million square miles it's by far the…

9 years ago

Bill Nye on Taking Astronomy with Carl Sagan

"This is how we know nature. It is the best idea humans have ever come up with." – Bill Nye,…

9 years ago

Morpheus Flies Higher and Farther Than Ever

) NASA's Project Morpheus nailed it again today with yet another successful free flight of their prototype lander, soaring higher,…

9 years ago

Playing Marbles With The Planets

We've all seen charts showing the relative sizes of planets and moons compared to each other, which are cool to…

9 years ago

Watch Saturn Slip Behind the Moon

Or, more accurately, watch the Moon pass in front of Saturn. Either way you get the same result: a beautiful…

9 years ago

The Joy of Discovery, Featuring Bill Nye

"We are, you and I, at least one of the ways that the Universe knows itself." – Bill Nye Did…

9 years ago

Wake Up, Rosetta!

It's being called "the most important alarm clock in the Solar System" --  this Monday, January 20, at 10:00 GMT…

9 years ago

Is NASA Dead? Not Even Close.

If you're a frequent reader of Universe Today you know that, despite the end of the Shuttle program and the…

9 years ago

This Time-Lapse ISS Video Isn’t Just Another Time-Lapse ISS Video

It's actually remarkably beautiful, and well worth two minutes of your time.* Assembled from actual photographs taken by astronauts aboard…

9 years ago

NASA’s STEREO Spacecraft Spots Comets ISON and Encke

As comets ISON and Encke continue toward their respective rendezvous with the Sun, they have now both been captured on…

9 years ago