An astrophysicist explains where you should be and how you should prepare for the Total Solar Eclipse occurring on August 21.
Every day satellites are zooming through space, snapping incredible pictures of Earth, the solar system and outer space. Here are the highlights from this week.
Two NASA jets are going to try to chase the moon's shadow during the upcoming solar eclipse. They won't be able to keep up, but that's not the point.
A visit to Spaceport America, where the coming of the Second Space Age is already history.
Just because we could do something doesn’t mean we should. We must first ask: Is there anything wrong with humanity reshaping Mars for its own ends?
It’s tough to wrap your head around four dimensions. We have known that the universe expands since the 1930s, but whether we expand with it is still one of the questions I am asked most frequently.
These next-generation space suits could allow astronauts to explore Mars.
The TRAPPIST-1 system of exoplanets doesn't just have the potential to support life — it has some interesting musical implications too.
"Saturn is by far the best looking planet in the solar system and is always in your face about it."
Just when we thought we were starting to get a handle on the weirdness of space physics, NASA has to go and upload another video that completely throws us off.
It's easy to think about a satellite traveling over 30,000 miles per hour and go "yeah, must be really far away." Putting it in a human scale? That changes everything.
As the Voyager mission is winding down, so, too, are the careers of the aging explorers who expanded our sense of home in the galaxy.
Every day satellites are zooming through space, snapping incredible pictures of Earth, the solar system, and outer space. Here are the highlights from this week.
Upon hearing a big bang, this man ran outside to investigate what he thought would be a car crash, instead, he found... a meteor?
A total solar eclipse will occur on August 21 for people in North America, but here are some do's and don'ts before you try to catch this rare celestial event.
America's skies are set to dim at a strange hour of its history.
The solar eclipse of 1878 was a chance for the young nation's scientists to finally shine.
A century after Einstein introduced his theory of general relativity scientists continue to test and poke and prod. Recently, researchers used some 20 years of data to see if Einstein's predictions held up, and reader: They did.
Black holes are heavy and hard to see, just the properties we need to account for the missing matter of the universe.
Fischer is in the midst of his first stay aboard the International Space Station. He's excited to be there. Very, very excited. His Twitter serves as his conduit to Earth-bound space fans and his tweets jump off the screen in waves of enthusiasm and delight.
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