Astronomy

February 26, 2020

Reach for the Stars With These Unique Gifts for Space Lovers

When shopping for a space lover, it’s important to reach for the stars. Regular games and knick-knacks won’t make the cut for a stargazer. Instead, you should aim for products that match their love of the galaxy. From moon puzzles to solar system necklaces to planet mugs, My Modern Met Store has a variety of cool and unique gifts for space lovers.

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January 31, 2020

This Is the Most Detailed Photo of the Sun’s Surface That’s Ever Been Taken

We all know that the Sun is essential for life on Earth, but there’s still a lot we’re learning about the star at the center of our solar system. And thanks to new technology, we’re now able to get an even better glimpse of the Sun. In a newly released image from the National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope it’s possible to see the Sun’s surface closer than ever before.

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November 7, 2019

These Fiery Photos Capture Every Sparking Detail of the Antares Rocket Launch

For most, the opportunity to see a rocket launch would be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But for John Kraus, who grew up on Florida’s “Space Coast,” it was a commonplace occurrence. So it made perfect sense that when he took up photography in 2015, spaceflight would be included in his work. After documenting a few launches, his hobby transformed into a full-time career that has allowed him to share his passion for spaceflight with the public.

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October 1, 2019

NASA Releases Hypnotic GIFs of a Black Hole in Rotation

Off the heels of the first-ever photo of a black hole, NASA has just released incredible new visualizations that are a mesmerizing look at how a black hole’s gravity distorts our view. Across several different perspectives, the visualizations demonstrate how what we consider to be a dark space is actually one of the brightest places in the universe.

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