This article summarizes the threat that asteroids and comets pose to the Earth. A short history of some of the greatest asteroid impacts on Earth is also provided.
Before New Horizons, little was known about Pluto's moons. Now, we are witnessing a complex picture forming around them that will intrigue for years to come.
Black holes, mysterious objects of the universe, have many different types. Do you know the differences between them all?
In the summer of 1969, the spacecraft Apollo 11 made an epic journey to the moon with three brave astronauts aboard. The space flight culminated when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made an historic walk on the surface of the moon.
The first of four basic guides to the night sky, and what can be seen with the naked eye or binoculars. This page identifies the many kinds of objects you can see when you look up at the night sky
Bored with the 9, I mean 8, planets? Looking for some REAL cosmic fun? Well check out the moons of the Solar System in which you reside!! There are a lot of interesting tidbits...
This article explores the planetary properties of Saturn, and provides an examination of the planet's unique characteristics.
This article explores the planetary properties of Venus, and examines its characteristics through an analysis of observations made by astronomers and scientists, alike.
NASA and SpaceX plan to colonize Mars within the 21st century. They are preparing ships, cargo, and crew for an intergalactic voyage mid-2030. Here is everything you need to know about living on Mars.
Without this tool, understanding our cosmos wouldn't be possible. How did the discipline get its start?
Space exploration is dangerous business. Despite hard training and dedication, these ten astronauts perished before making it into outer space.
Figuring out how the moon was created is one of the deepest mysteries of archeological astronomy. We do have ideas though...
Chaos is a natural phenomena and it makes its presense known in the solar system but perhaps in the most unusual ways....
Michael Collins was the pilot of the Command Module on the journey of the three-man crew to the moon during the epic 1969 Apollo 11 mission. This is his story.
This article explores the planetary properties of Mars, and examines the planet's unique set of characteristics through an analysis of observations made by astronomers and scientists, alike.
President Kennedy set a lofty goal of putting a man on the moon before the end of the 1960s. This is the story of the Apollo Program leading up to the moon landing of Apollo 11.