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Total Lunar Eclipse on View...

On the night of May 15, and...

Scientists with NASA’s MMS Mission...

In just minutes, a flare on the...

Total Lunar Eclipse on View May 15-16

On the night of May 15, and into the early hours of May 16, skywatchers will be treated to a phenomenon which takes place every 1.5 years or so: a total lunar eclipse. Total lunar eclipses occur when the Moon and Sun are on opposite sides of Earth and the planet casts a complete shadow, or umbra, over its sole natural satellite. There may be multiple partial lunar eclipses each year, but total eclipses are a bit rarer. Best of all, unlike the precautions one takes to observe a total solar eclipse,...

Total Lunar Eclipse...

On the night of May 15, and into the early hours of May 16, skywatchers will be treated to a phenomenon which takes place...

Scientists with NASA’s...

In just minutes, a flare on the Sun can release enough energy to power the whole world for 20,000 years. An explosive process called...

Hubble Confirms Largest...

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has determined the size of the largest icy comet nucleus ever seen by astronomers. The estimated diameter is approximately 80...

Hubble Spots Farthest...

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has established an extraordinary new benchmark: detecting the light of a star that existed within the first billion years after...

Einstein doctorate diploma...

New York – Einstein’s original Doctorate Certificate from 1905, an important personal relic of the 20th-century’s greatest scientist, will lead the Bonhams Fine Books...

NASA’s Webb Reaches...

Following the completion of critical mirror alignment steps, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope team expects that Webb’s optical performance will be able to meet...

Sea Level to...

NASA, NOAA, USGS, and other U.S. government agencies project that the rise in ocean height in the next 30 years could equal the total...

Hubble Glimpses a...

Two enormous galaxies capture your attention in this spectacular image taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope using the Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3). The galaxy...

Albert Einstein. Physicist....

Albert Einstein is the most renowned scientist in the XX Century. Author of the Theory of Relativity. Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April...