July 20, 2015

The Boomerang Nebula

  The Boomerang Nebula   Nebulae have always been sources of mystique to astronomers and scientists. A nebula is an interstellar cloud of ionized gases and […]
July 17, 2015

Top Fantasy and Sci-Fi schools You Wish You Could Study In

Are you wondering where and how you want to proceed with your education? Let’s have some fun for a change: think of a school you would […]
July 16, 2015

See the First Close-Up Photo of Mars Ever Taken

Almost exactly 50 years before the New Horizons probe brought us a new view of Pluto, the world got its first close-up glimpse of Mars. Human beings […]
July 10, 2015

Curiosity the Mars Rover: 5 Interesting Facts You Didn't Know

The $2.5 billion Mars rover, Curiosity, was launched on November 26, 2011, and landed on Mars on August 6, 2012, after a 350-million-mile journey. While Curiosity’s […]
July 9, 2015

5 Awesome Theoretical Space Station Designs

Science fiction gives us glimpses into many different potential futures, including everything from life-prolonging technology to deep space exploration. Some scientists have said that a large […]
July 6, 2015

So, You're Still Interested in Astronomy: The Moons of Neptune.

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Hello again. Last time, we looked at the incredible moons of Uranus. As promised, this time around we’ll take […]
June 23, 2015

Who’s Out There?—Possibilities Keep Growing (1)

The more we learn about exoplanets and our own solar system, the more remarkable the universe seems, and the more possibilities for life emerging elsewhere, or […]
June 4, 2015

The 4 most oddball theories once accepted as science fact!

In our era, most people are pretty confident that when science is correctly applied, it should come up with plausible conclusions. The scientific method, after all, […]
May 11, 2015

Who’s Out There?-Someone Like Us"

Recently, Discover Magazine summarized the widespread evidence for water in our solar system. (“Alive On the Inside?” March 2015, page 16 and 62). The list of objects with […]