September 3, 2015

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Pluto

Hello again. Last time we looked at the amazing satellites surrounding Neptune. This time around we’ll take a look at the moons of some of the […]
August 27, 2015

Jupiter’s Red Spot

  Jupiter—the closest gas giant to our planet—is possibly also one the most fascinating celestial bodies humanity is knowledgeable of. But just as fascinating as the […]
August 26, 2015

Momentum for Mars: Astronauts say mission is inevitable

This is what Mars would look like to an astronaut arriving there for the first time. To be there would be inspiring, and intimidating; it would be a […]
August 25, 2015

White Holes

Black holes are astronomical entities that are intriguing enough to make our minds run wild—but the speculations of mankind and the treasures of the cosmos don’t […]
August 12, 2015

Raspberries and Rum- Sagittarius B2

  Sagittarius B2 is a colossal cloud of dust (spanning across 150 light years) that is located at about 390 light years from the center of […]
August 10, 2015

Black Holes

Black holes are probably some of the most terrifying specimens of astronomy existing in the universe. The gravitational pull of black holes is so overwhelmingly strong […]
August 9, 2015


NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, carefully selects participants from a broad range of studies and grants them each $100,000 to fund a nine-month initial definition and […]
August 8, 2015

Who’s Out There?—In the Colorado River

Since it’s been so difficult to re-invent life on Earth using wet technology, we shouldn’t ignore the weird inventions Time and Mother Nature have come up with here. Like, […]
August 6, 2015

Dark side of the moon captured by Nasa satellite a million miles from Earth

In an unusual treat for astronomers, and perhaps Pink Floyd fans, what is often known as the dark side of the moon has been captured, fully […]