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Wonderful Map Shows Surface Area of Planets as Though They Were...

A fantastic new map from webcomic artist Randall Munroe shows the relative surface areas of all the rocky planets and moons in the...

What NASA Saw When Cassini Stared at Saturn for 44 Hours...

This video shows us just what the Cassini spacecraft saw when it trained its cameras on Saturn non-stop for 44 hours in April 2016....

25 things to bring to the eclipse

I drew up this list for people who will be traveling to see the eclipse but won't be part of an organized travel group....

25 facts you should know about the August 21, 2017, total...

When I first wrote this blog, the event was more than three years away. Not anymore! Each day now seems to bring...

20 hot spots to view the solar eclipse

The total solar eclipse that will happen August 21, 2017, will dazzle everyone who views it. Potential observers may have some questions, however. Where...

Astrobiologists Propose Promising New Method for Detecting Alien Life

A new paper from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has outlined a new technique for discovering the existence of simple life elsewhere in...

Jupiter has two new moons

As if the gas giant wasn't impressive enough, Jupiter's already long list of moons has just grown by two.While on the hunt for...

Enceladus Vomits Vodka’s Hyper-Toxic Cousin – Geek.com

Obviously, alcohol is toxic. They're called "intoxicated" and "detoxification" for a reason. Blah blah whiskey isn't good for you etc. We all know, I'm...

Prepare for the 2017 total solar eclipse

When it comes to preparing for the Aug. 21, 2017 total solar eclipse, Astronomy magazine has got you covered. This free guide will outline...

Enceladus’ sea floor has hydrothermal vents like ours

In 1977, a group of marine researchers discovered something they'd only before theorized: cracks in the ocean floor releasing heat, warming up (and...