Would you like to chase satellites, print out custom sky charts whenever you wish, and locate real-time iridium flares without a telescope or binoculars? Heavens Above has just the features … [Read full article]
A ‘comet graveyard’ has been discovered in the main belt of asteroids located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, by researchers at the University of Anitoquia, Medellin, Colombia. Some … [Read full article]
The Orionid meteor shower is peaking this weekend (Saturday, October 20, 2012). The Orionids were created from the famous Halley’s Comet, and should deliver a very impressive show this … [Read full article]
First discovered in late December 2005 by Robert McMillan of the Spacewatch Program, YU55 (its full name is 2005 YU55) is set to pass between the Moon and Earth between … [Read full article]
The Perseids are one of the best and well-known of the meteor showers and can be seen in late July and through August each year, with the maximum activity on or around 12/13 August.
NASA astrobiologist Richard Hoover, claims to have found ancient bacteria fossils in a rare class of meteorite — called CI1 carbonaceous chondrites — and will surely set the astrophysics/cosmology community (and the world) abuzz with excitement and controversy.