astronomy

Branching Out

Branching Out

The latest data from ESO’s Very Large Telescope suggests that the orbits of those stars around the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way may show the subtle effects predicted by Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Matariki

Asni’s Art Blog: Matariki

Happy New Year from New Zealand! Read More »

Stop the (parallel) Worlds – I Want To Get Off!

Stop the (parallel) Worlds – I Want To Get Off!

They're expanding everywhere: an infinite series of novels, an endless number of parallel stories, each one populated by people who seem similar to us but whose lives have changed in just one salient way Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Supernova

Asni’s Art Blog: Supernova

The artists who have chosen "Supernova" as their topic, distinctly verge toward the trippy. Read More »

AMAZING THINGS You Should Know: Camelopardalid Meteor Shower

AMAZING THINGS You Should Know: Camelopardalid Meteor Shower

You could be among the first to witness a NEW meteor shower. Read More »

The Blurry Line Between Science and Science Fiction

The Blurry Line Between Science and Science Fiction

Is science killing science fiction? Is science fiction distorting the public's perception of science? Is it possible to write an entertaining SF story AND get the science right? (Or, now we know what it takes to get an astronaut to loose his cool:... Read More »

“Most Earth-Like” Planet Found Yet…Again.  Get used to it, and enjoy it!

“Most Earth-Like” Planet Found Yet…Again. Get used to it, and enjoy it!

Artist’s conception. Image Credit: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech Back in the 1990s I remember reading several articles, concerning different projects, describing how the Hubble Space Telescope had just “discovered a black hole for ... Read More »

Newsflash America:  Astrology is Not Scientific!

Newsflash America: Astrology is Not Scientific!

Astrology is not scientific, even if nearly half of America thinks it might be. Read More »

Launch Pad now Open for Applications

Launch Pad now Open for Applications

A long running astronomy workshop for writers (presented by astronomers who are writers) has opened its doors to applications for a new session. Sign up now! Read More »

The NASA Brand Around the World

The NASA Brand Around the World

NASA put men on the moon. No one else has even come close. NASA needs to be supported. Read More »

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