On Saturday, an asteroid the size of one and a half football fields flew within 240,000 milesof Earth. If the space rock had hit land, it would have leveled an area the size of San Francisco Bay. If it had hit the Pacific Ocean, the impact would ...―
Oklahoma Tornado ∙ On May 20, 2013, NASA and NOAA satellites observed the system that generated severe weather in the south central United States and spawned the Moore, Okla., tornado. ∙ The tornado that struck Moore on the afternoon ...―
For those fans of Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot, there’s finally a successor volume to that. Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Space Chronicles: Facing The Ultimate Frontier, at times, reads like an updated version of Sagan’s classic book...―
As the first eclipse season of 2013 comes to an end this weekend, an extremely subtle lunar eclipse occurs on the night of Friday, May 24th going into the morning of Saturday, May 25th. And we do mean subtle, as in invisible to the naked ...―
This article originally appeared in 2009, but I’ve updated it and added this video. The ground feels firm and solid beneath your feet. Of course, the Earth is rotating, turning once on its axis every day. Fortunately gravity keeps you firmly...―
Water in the Earth and the Moon apparently derived from the same source. The conclusion was obtained by a team of researchers from Brown University. "The water that comes to the moon and earth from primitive meteorites are now located in outer of ...―
The Universe can be a very gray place. But this week, we’ll look at a fine example of a class of objects that defies this trend.(...)Read the rest of Seeing the Red of ‘La Superba,’ a Magnificent Springtime Carbon Star (886 ...―
Exoplanets are uncanny. Some seem to have walked directly out of the best science-fiction movies. For example, we’ve discovered a planet consisting purely of water (GJ 1214b) and one with two suns (Kepler 16b). Some planets nearly scrape ...―
The Great Orion Nebula has captivated observers for at least four hundred years, but the ancient Mayans may have known about its secrets long before then. According to legend, the nebula might have been the smoke situated between the “Three...―
Last night, as Commander Hadfield and the Expedition 35 crew were returning to Earth in their Soyuz spacecraft, the Sun unleashed yet another X-class flare from active region 1748, the third and most powerful eruption yet from the sunspot region ...―
The Sun gets active! On May 12, 2013, the Sun emitted what NASA called a “significant” solar flare, classified as an X1.7, making it the first X-class flare of 2013. Then earlier today, May 13, 2013, the Sun let loose with an even...―
This article was originally published in 2008, but I’ve updated it and added this cool video. My six-year old daughter is a question asking machine. We were driving home from school a couple of days ago, and she was grilling me about the ...―
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