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A new Hubble image of a giant cluster of stars

The Hubble Space Telescope has taken a wonderful new image of a huge cluster of stars in our Milky Way Galaxy. …

June 4, 2022

Some specialists in comet and meteor science are predicting that we COULD have a new, never-before-seen meteor shower on the night …

May 27, 2022

An international team of astronomers, working in the collaboration known as the Event Horizon Telescope, has announced the first image of …

May 12, 2022

On Sunday evening, May 15th, there will be a very nice total eclipse of the Moon visible from the U.S. (and …

May 1, 2022

I am tickled to report that one of my science-fiction short stories, about using a black hole to escape the pain …

April 20, 2022

NASA announced this week that their archive of confirmed “exoplanets” — planets going around stars other than the Sun — now …

March 31, 2022

February 18 was the anniversary of the discovery of Pluto (in 1930), and thanks to the efforts of the outreach staff …

February 19, 2022

Astronomers, using the Hubble Space Telescope and other instruments, announced today that they had seen something never before observed in a …

January 14, 2022

James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is to many astronomers the space observatory of the next decade. I am happy to report …

December 28, 2021
A lunar eclipse in 2014

1. What Is Happening?             On Thursday evening Nov. 18 and Friday morning Nov. 19, an almost total eclipse of the …

October 27, 2021
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