Astronomers Discovered 12 New Moons Around Jupiter. Here’s How

Astronomers Discovered 12 New Moons Around Jupiter. Here’s How

Sometimes a search for one thing presents the chance to look for something else. If you're like me, that something else is usually something small: Rummaging in the couch cushions for the TV remote might prompt you to dig for spare change. Two birds, one stone,...
A 4K Tour of the Moon with NASA

A 4K Tour of the Moon with NASA

Take a virtual tour of the Moon in all-new 4K resolution, thanks to data provided by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft. As the visualization moves around the near side, far side, north and south poles, NASA highlights interesting features, sites,...
Incredible! We Asked These Astronauts What Its Like To Be In Space

Incredible! We Asked These Astronauts What Its Like To Be In Space

What’s it like to float hundreds of miles above the Earth’s surface? We asked seven astronauts to tell us everything. Eugene Cernan “It’s so inspiring to see the entire globe shimmering below you and realize that this is where prog rock started.” Eileen Collins “I was...
Dont Call It a Blood Moon. Or Supermoon. Or Blue Moon

Dont Call It a Blood Moon. Or Supermoon. Or Blue Moon

On Wednesday, humanity will be treated to a celestial trifecta: A supermoon (meaning it’s relatively close to Earth), but also simultaneously a blood moon (it’ll be orange or red), but also simultaneously a blue moon (the second full moon in one calendar month) will...