The Northern Lights are one of the most fascinating phenomena of the natural world. Typically, the best chances to see it are from very remote Arctic locations during the coldest months of the year; however, soon it may become easier to catch a glimpse of the aurora borealis. Sunspot observations, a key predictor for the likelihood of seeing the Northern Lights, have increased since the end of last year, and could continue to grow.
While the Moon is a constant presence in our lives, there's a lot that scientists are still learning about it.
Astronaut Frank Rubio has made history.
Three years ago, NASA's OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) spacecraft collected a sample from the Bennu asteroid. Since then, the Osiris-REx has been on a long journey home to share the findings with the team. On September 24, 2023, the capsule containing rocks and dust from Bennu successfully landed on Earth, in an area inside the Department of Defense's Utah Test and Training Range near Salt Lake City.
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has allowed astronomers to marvel at celestial bodies located galaxies away.
All languages have nuances.
Embed from Getty Images The Mexican congress was recently presented with something rarely displayed in a venue meant for legislation—the mummified remains of two alleged aliens. The “non-human” mummies were displayed by UFO enthusiast and TV host Jaime Maussan, whose decades-long career has been marred by false claims and unfounded speculation. And for all the pomp of the event, scientists are far from convinced about the specimens.
In 2022, NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft made history by achieving something we had only seen in movies.
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has made yet another discovery, and this may be one of its most exciting ones...
Astronomy is quite compelling regardless of your level of knowledge about it. After all, you don't need to be a professional astronomer to be fascinated by a full moon or a starry sky. That's why, when a man set up his telescope in the middle of a Brooklyn street, a lot of people stopped and took a break from their routines.
Have you ever looked up to the night sky and wondered how to identify famous star patterns?
Humans have long dreamed about setting up shop on the moon and establishing thriving colonies.