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.
An asteroid is headed this way. But even though it will come closer than the moon, astronomers say it will pose no danger.
The CIA is acknowledging in the clearest terms yet the existence of Area 51, the top-secret Cold War test site that has been the subject of conspiracy theories for decades.
NASA is working on the next generation of space lander and a company from right here in North Texas is helping. Dozens of tests are putting the Morpheus Lander through the paces in Texas.
Forty-three years after Apollo 11 made the first moon landing, on July 20, 1969, we know more about what’s beyond plant Earth. Yet, there’s still much more to learn.
Skywatchers around the world are in for a treat tonight, as the annual Geminid meteor shower is poised to put on a spectacular show.
There is a full moon tonight, the second this month. About every 18 months you get two full moons inside the same calendar month. That’s called a “Blue Moon” even though the moon isn’t actually blue.
There’s a rare ‘blue moon’ on Friday, a fitting wink to Neil Armstrong by the cosmic calendar. That’s the day of a private service for Armstrong, who died last Saturday in Ohio at age 82.
Saturday marks 43 years since Neil Armstrong took his historic first steps on the Moon, and that moment will be celebrated at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas.
Sunrises and sunsets often dazzle, but they’ll have a special ring to them in a few days for people in the western United States and eastern Asia, as the moon will slide across the sun.
There is a total lunar eclipse coming early Saturday morning. A research scientists from NASA explains why this rare event is so special.
On Saturday the moon will be the closest to the earth it ever gets—about 221,000 miles. And for some the lunar mystery is both physical—and metaphysical.