published 1 day ago
Rubina Isaac, who works at Adler Planetarium in Chicago, says a solar eclipse she saw as a girl in India inspired her interest in astronomy.
published 2 days ago
The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer slammed into the moon early Friday, ending a successful six-month, $280 million mission.
published Thu, Apr 17 2014 13:35 GMT
A planet known as Kepler 186f, 500 light-years away, is the closet match to our own yet discovered, astronomers say.
published Fri, Apr 11 2014 20:48 GMT
At an improved planetarium at the Hudson River Museum, visitors can fly to Saturn’s rings and trace the constellations.
published Mon, Apr 07 2014 15:48 GMT
The Mars rover Opportunity, still operating after 10 years on the planet, and the Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn are among the NASA missions facing budget extinction.