On the day of Vincent Ledvina’s college graduation, the stars aligned to create a truly spectacular photo. Well, it wasn't the stars as much as it was the Moon and the Earth; an awe-inspiring total lunar eclipse happened on the same day as his ceremony. For about 85 minutes on Sunday, May 15, 2022, the Moon was completely in Earth’s shadow and transformed into a reddish-orange orb.
For nearly 10 years, NASA's Curiosity rover has been traversing Mars in an effort to learn more about the Red...
The Moon on the evening of May 15, 2022, was a spectacular sight.
Three years ago, the public was finally able to see the first photo of a black hole. Now, a group of over 300 researchers from 80 global institutions have come together to produce the first image of the black hole that sits at the center of our own galaxy. This black hole, known as Sagittarius A* or Sgr A*, sits 27,000 light-years away from Earth in the Milky Way.
One year after its history-making first flight, the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is once again proving its value.
Comets are basically icy space trash left over from the formation of the planets of our Solar System.
What are your plans for April 8, 2024? Mark your calendars now because in two years a once-in-a-lifetime celestial event will pass over the United States. The Great North American Solar Eclipse—a total lunar solar eclipse—will cut a path of fleeting shadow from Mexico to Canada. The event will be viewable from most of the contiguous 48 U.S. states (aka the Lower 48)
Located 2.8 billion miles away from the Sun, Neptune is understandably chilly.
Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy spent a month chasing the Moon in order to create a gif that shows the beauty of...
When Star Trek referred to space as the final frontier for the first time in 1966, the shows creators, cast, and viewers had no true conception of just how much lay out in the universe, waiting to be discovered. Our solar system—filled with eight planets and Pluto—defined the known range of planets. However, since 1992, advancing telescope technology has allowed NASA and astronomers around the world to discover exoplanets outside of our system.
It appears that three cosmonauts arriving at the International Space Station just made a big statement.
The James Webb Telescope is one step closer to taking its place as the successor to the Hubble Telescope.