Hungarian photographer László Francsics was named Astronomy Photographer of the Year for his innovative look at a lunar eclipse. By artistically stacking photos, Francsics displays 35 phases of the total eclipse, which moves from red to black to white. Given that 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the image is an apt winner of the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest.
In the race to find a habitable planet, astronomers from University College London have made a breakthrough.
Yet another organization is making strides toward helping ordinary citizens spend time in outer space.
A solar eclipse occurs when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are aligned, causing our world to be momentarily engulfed in a shadow cast by the moon. The natural phenomenon occurs on Earth only every 18 months on average, but it is estimated that they recur at the same place only once every 360 to 410 years.
The magic of forced perspective photography can make even the most impossible feats seem real.
Most Americans are familiar with astronaut Neil Armstrong‘s declaration “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,”...
We may be on the brink of a new gold rush, but not here on Earth. An asteroid made entirely of metal is the subject of a future NASA mission that may allow us to understand more about the Earth’s core and how planets formed. 16 Psyche is a massive asteroid that is particularly interesting due to its metallic composition, which has caused some people to speculate about its potential value.
On July 20, 1969 mankind took “one giant step” as the Apollo 11 mission touched down on the Moon.
July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission—the first manned lunar landing.
A photo of the sun with a glimpse of the International Space Station as it orbits the Earth was recently featured by NASA and it would be stunning enough on its own; however, the image is made all the more special because it features the Sun at a time when there are no sunspots. Thanks to Rainee Colacurcio, who captured the photo, the world is able to enjoy this unique moment.
Measuring the length of the entire United States, Mars’ Valles Marineris—Mariner Valley—is an enormous canyon that makes our Grand Canyon...
Look up #sunset on Instagram and you’ll find over 200 million images from all over the world.