This is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe.
Dozens of people gathered at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas early Tuesday morning to see the first of a series of eclipses so rare it usually happens only once every several hundred years.
Nature’s fireworks are filling the skies tonight as the Perseid meteor shower hits its peak.
Astronomers say they may have spotted a new planet being born. University of North Texas Astronomer Ron Dilulio said the action is happening in an area 335 light years away.
After the Curiosity rover landed on Mars, there’s been renewed interest in space. High school teachers across the country are seizing on that to bring astronomy into the classroom.
A Dallas astronomer is apparently the only person in the world who caught on video what looks like an explosion on the planet Jupiter this week.
Scientists are keeping a close eye on a big asteroid that may pose an impact threat to Earth in a few decades.
The more astronomers look for other worlds, the more they find that it’s a crowded and crazy cosmos.
While most of us will never see them in person, folks that live in Canada get to check out the Aurora Borealis, or the Northern Lights. It’s the area where the Earth’s magnetic field interacts […]