Space Science

He just graduated from college and wants to be an astrophysicist. Oh, and he's 11

<b>(CNN) —</b> He can't vote. He's not even old enough to drive. But William Maillis already has a college degree.<p>William, 11, walked across a stage Saturday to receive his Associate in Arts degree from St. Petersburg College in Florida.<p>"I am totally fascinated by William and the work that he has done," …

College & University

Lunar eclipse, Mars & Perseid meteor shower: 3 best summer skywatching events

It's a great time of year to spend an evening gazing up at the night sky.<p>Whether you’re a seasoned stargazer or an astronomical newbie, summer evenings are the perfect time to check out the night sky. This summer in particular is filled with skywatching opportunities, including a total eclipse of …

Lunar Eclipse

SpaceX makes beautiful pre-dawn rocket landing at sea. See it here.

SpaceX's rocket landings are back and better than ever.<p>After a months long dry spell, SpaceX just completed its latest and greatest rocket landing on …

Space Travel

Space Photos of the Week: Mars Has Spiders in the Springtime

This week’s photos take us out to our solar system and then to infinity and beyond—almost. First we’re hanging around Mars, since Mars is kind of a …

Photos

For The First Time Ever, Astronomers Spot The Structure Of The Solar Corona

While NASA is getting ready to launch its famous Parker Solar Probe and send it through the sun’s atmosphere (also known as the solar corona) to …

Astronomy

11-Year-Old College Grad Wants to Pursue Astrophysics to Prove God’s Existence

July 22, 2018 by Hemant Mehta<p>11-year-old <b>William Maillis</b> is making headlines this weekend after graduating from St. Petersburg College in Florida with …

Middle School

How Many Neutrons Can You Cram Into an Atom?

Physicists in Japan have blasted out the heaviest calcium nuclei ever seen—each containing the 20 protons needed to make the element, but with a huge …

Neutrons

Starwatch: red marvel that is a lunar eclipse

A total lunar eclipse will be visible over most of Europe, Asia, Australia and South America on 27 July. Only North America misses the show this time.<p>During a total lunar eclipse, the moon passes through the Earth’s shadow. Once totally immersed, it turns to a deep red colour. This glorious sight …

Science

Wide-field view of the sky around VFTS 102: the fastest rotating massive star

Cosmology

NASA is teaming up with the United Arab Emirates to send humans into space

NASA is striking up deals with other countries in the name of sending more humans into space. The American space agency has recently signed a deal …

United Arab Emirates

Sky Watch: Mars madness is finally here … but there’s a catch

It’s been building since early spring and culminates at the end of this month — the great Mars show of 2018.Earth and Mars are having their closest …

Astronomy

Copernicus Crater

Image Credit: Lunar and Planetary Institute<p>Published: October 5, 2017<p>This oblique photograph was taken looking south across Mare Imbrium. The crater …

Astronomy

Wide-field view of the open star cluster NGC 2547

Cosmology

"THE LUCIFER SIGNAL – HERE’S TO MY SWEET SATURN"-July 17, 2018

We are now seeing planets currently in or near opposition and gathered in the same sector of sky, stringing along in one of the most powerful …

Astronomy

Found: Famous Gas Giant In Our Galaxy Has A Doppelganger, Reveals Study

Some 60 light-years away from Earth, in the Milky Way’s Pictor constellation, lies a giant super-Jupiter that goes by the name of Beta Pictoris b. …

Universe

Meteor Activity Outlook for 21-27 July 2018

During this period the moon will reach it’s full phase on Friday July 27th. At that time the moon will be located opposite the sun and will lie above …

Astronomy

Moon north of star Antares on July 22

On July 22, 2018, you’ll find the moon moving through the southernmost constellation of the zodiac, Scorpius the Scorpion. The star Antares, …

Astronomy

Image - LEGUS Galaxies

About this image<p>These six images represent the variety of star-forming regions in nearby galaxies. The galaxies are part of the Hubble Space …

Cosmology

Catalog Page for PIA22308

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p><b>Context image</b><p>This VIS image shows a section of Nanedi Valles, located in Xanthe Terra.<p>Orbit Number: 69198 …

Santa Barbara

The Search for Alien Earths - How Coronagraphs Find Hidden Planets - Exoplanet Exploration: Planets Beyond our Solar System

How do coronagraphs find exoplanets? Find out in this animation narrated by Dr. Nick Siegler, Technology Manager of the NASA Exoplanet Exploration …

Space

Richard Bass - Armonica (Ryo Nakamura Remix)【PHW】

Remixes

Crater on Pluto named after Columbus native Jim Elliot

Before Carl Sagan recruited him to Cornell University, before he helped discover the rings of Uranus and before he assisted in the detection of …

Astronomy

Buzz Aldrin Opts To Not Attend 50th Anniversary Of Moon Landing Gala

Buzz Aldrin, the second astronaut to walk on the moon, was not in attendance last night for the Apollo gala, which was the symbolic lead-in to a …

Buzz Aldrin

Eyes to the sky on August 11 for Perseid Meteor Shower: Morgan Paskert

<i>Guest Columnist Morgan Paskert is on staff at the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center.</i><p>Look up! The Perseid Meteor Shower, one of the most spectacular …

Lake Erie

Cosmic Origins

Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group (COPAG)<p>SAG #10: Great Observatories<p>The COPAG, together with the PhysPAG and ExoPAG, is forming a Great …

Universe

Catalog Page for PIA02467

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>This picture of Eros, the first of an asteroid taken from an orbiting spacecraft, is a mosaic of four images …

North Pole

Team building exercise

Cosmology

Curiosity — Daily Podcast: Dark Matter, Spite Houses, Digits...

Daily Podcast: Dark Matter, Spite Houses, Digits of Pi Needed, and Measuring Your Passion and Perseverance<p>In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley …

Dark Matter

These spacecraft are studying Mars dust

Raging, planet-wide dust storms – like the one going on now – happen only every 6 to 8 years on Mars. Here’s how NASA spacecraft are studying it, …

Dust Storms

First-Ever Artificial Meteor Shower: Japan Plans To Gift The World ‘Shooting Stars On Demand’

The first big celestial show is planned for 2020 and will light up the skies over Hiroshima in spectacular colors.<p>Japanese start-up ALE Co. is …

Meteor Showers