Richard Palmer

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China's first moon rover and lander are revealed in amazing detail in stunning new panoramic images stitched together from recent photos from the country's Chang'e 3 lunar mission. Read more: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/nzk6

Everything you ever wanted to know about the weather of failed brown dwarf stars but were afraid to ask: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/nz4t The brown dwarf, in pictures: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/nz4x

Asteroid Belt Reveals Drama of Early Solar System Evolution

A better understanding of the asteroid belt has revealed just how dynamic the solar system was in its early days, a new study reports.<p>Over the past …

Astronomy

First Look at 'Challenger: An American Tragedy': Book Preview

Twenty-eight years ago today, NASA and the world watch as the space shuttle Challenger and its crew of seven intrepid astronauts were lost shortly …

How light pollution is ruining your ability to see the stars, and what you can do to help fix it: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/o10c (Link corrected! Sorry about that!)

Atlas and Delta Rockets Have Packed 2014 Launch Schedule

It's one completed, 14 flights to go this year for United Launch Alliance and its fleet of Atlas and Delta rocket families.<p>"This year we have a very …

Volcanic Eruption Snapped From Space | New Video Visualization

Old Sunspot Pops New Flare-Crackling Tricks and A Lunar Transit | Video

See the New Supernova in Galaxy M82 Today in Live Webcast

A new supernova discovered by students in London is starring in a new webcast, and you can watch it live online today (Jan. 30).<p>Supernova 2014J was …

Astrophysics

Stargazers have the best chance of the year to spot Mercury in the evening sky over the next week, but only if you know how to find the elusive planet. Here's how: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/o3a1

Jupiter's Blazes Bright Near Orion's 'Supergiants' | February 2014 Skywatching Video