Mercury passed in front of the sun today. It was the first time that Mercury had passed between Earth and the Sun ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 12:01 PM May 11 2016

Last year record-setting "wildfires" (it's what they call bushfires, poor dears) raged across North America, and ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 10:26 AM May 6 2016

Ever wonder what would happen to your eye if you stared at the sun through a telescope? What's the worst that could ...

G. Clay Whittaker at 10:26 AM May 6 2016

The Hubble Space Telescope has continuously unleashed a stream of jaw-dropping intergalactic imagery since it ...

Josh Hrala at 11:46 AM May 4 2016

The worst fears of the astrophysics community came true today, as Japanese space telescope Hitomi (aka ASTRO-H) was ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 16:04 PM Apr 30 2016

With the James Webb Space Telescope finally looking like it might meet its 2018 launch deadline, NASA is already ...

Sarah Fecht at 11:49 AM Feb 19 2016

Make way for astronomy. The Chinese government is asking more than 9,000 people to move from their homes to ensure ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 12:26 PM Feb 18 2016
 
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