The University of Central Florida has detected what could be its first planet, only two-thirds the size of Earth and located right around the corner, cosmically speaking, at a mere 33 light- years away. The exoplanet candidate called UCF
The Blue Marble.Original caption: "View of the Earth as seen by the Apollo 17 crew traveling toward the moon. This is the first time the Apollo trajectory made it possible to photograph the south polar ice cap.
Venus - one day is longer than its entire year. It takes Venus 243 Earth days to completely rotate on its axis, but just 225 days to orbit the sun. Venus is one of two planets that rotates in reverse, called retrograde motion.
“They are barbarians, yet the science of astronomy originated with them and for this they must be reverenced like gods” Gargi Samhita Plate XXXII. The heavens, an illustrated handbook of popular astronomy.
The sun unleashed a powerful Class solar flare on March a solar storm that could supercharge Earth's auroras. The flare was recorded by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory and other spacecraft. Here, it appears in white at the upper right of t
This "family portrait" is a composite of the Jovian system: the edge of Jupiter with its Great Red Spot + Jupiter's 4 largest moons, known as the Galilean satellites. The moons (top-to-bottom): Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto.
Awesome Photo Of The Solar Eclipse The best place to see the eclipse was across Asia and parts of the western United States. It was the first solar eclipse visible in North America in nearly 18 years.the ring.
Pulsar gibt Einstein recht: Beobachtungen am massereichsten Neutronenstern bestätigen Vorhersagen der ART! Abb.: Künstlerische Darstellung des Pulsars PSR J0348+0432 und seines Begleiters, eines Weißen Zwergs. Ihr Tanz verzerrt die Raumzeit und führt zur Abstrahlung von Gravitationswellen (Bild: ESO, L. Calçada) http://www.pro-physik.de/details/news/4631411/Pulsar_gibt_Einstein_recht.html
Makawao, HI Join us for what is sure to be a special night as we celebrate the Pink full Moon with special guest DJ's and an added extra hour of dance time! Roll on up the road with us as the all nigh… Click flyer for more >>