This is a basic guide to what you can see on the surface on the Moon - there is as much that can be seen on the Moon with a pair of binoculars, than in the whole of the rest of the sky put together.
Stars have fascinated humans for thousands of years. Our nearest star, the sun, is the source of energy for all life on Earth. Stars have inspired music, art, poetry, and scientific investigation. This article explores 10 of the most interesting and fun facts about stars.
Did an “Intelligent Designer” fine-tune the universe to make it just right for human life? No! Just the opposite. Evolution has fine tuned life to fit the universe.
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
Black holes, mysterious objects of the universe, have many different types. Do you know the differences between them all?
Despite the wonder and awe that the thought of intelligent life in the universe gives us, we may have to accept the distinct possibility that the conditions for complex life are so scarce that no other intelligent beings exist anywhere else. We may very well be alone in the universe.
We all love a good stellar mystery, and Tabby's Star is proving to be a great one. What possibilities exist for its strange behavior?
When Elon Musk has a vision, the whole world needs to sit up and take notice. His habit of taking a dream and turning into a reality is indisputable.
Since ancient times, the Moon has fascinated and inspired people. The Moon is often associated with magic and mystery. Now science has unveiled those mysteries. Ready for a moonwalk? Read on!
Intergalactic travel is being considered among scientists as the endurance of humans in space is researched. Inhabiting Mars may be the next step, but can we go even farther, considering requirements for human survival?
This is the fourth page of a series of guides to the night sky for beginners. Here, I look at the most prominent objects other than our Moon and the stars, which can be easily seen in the night sky.
The known Universe contains 100 billion galaxies grouped in superclusters and separated by empty space. This article explains what the Universe is, how it started, what it's made of, and what its future might be.
In ancient times our ancestors observed the night skies, grouping the stars together into constellations and naming them. The word “constellations” simply means “stars together”. We've studied these patterns now for thousands of years. This article explores 10 fascinating facts about the night sky.