Tag: cosmos

Apr 15, 2018

Holding Pieces of the Moon and Mars on Earth

Photograph by Sarah Hörst

Planetary science professor Sarah Hörst has an out of this world experience

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Apr 9, 2018

A 4K Tour of the Moon with NASA

A 4K Tour of the Moon with NASA

Take a virtual tour of the Moon in 4K thanks to data by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

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Mar 22, 2018

Guy Takes Giant Telescope Around LA and Shows People the Moon Up Close

Guy Takes Giant Telescope Around LA and Shows People the Moon Up Close

He went around LA to give strangers an up-close look at a familiar object; one we might sometimes take for granted

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Feb 27, 2018

Casting the Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

Casting the Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

The castings of the 15-metric ton, off-axis mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope forced engineers to push the design and manufacturing process beyond all previous limits

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Feb 24, 2018

Every 10 Seconds This Film Zooms Out 10 Times Further

Every 10 Seconds This Film Zooms Out 10 Times Further

‘Powers of Ten’ (1977) is an award winning film that takes you on an adventure in magnitudes

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Jan 24, 2018

Mind-Boggling Visual Compares Our Sun to the Biggest Known Stars in the Universe

Mind-Boggling Visual Compares Our Sun to the Biggest Known Stars in the Universe

Just when you think it’s going to stop, they keep getting bigger. Earth for scale.

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Dec 21, 2017

What It’s Like to Just Wake up, Walk Outside, and See the Northern Lights

What It’s Like to Just Wake up, Walk Outside, and See the Northern Lights

Spoiler alert: it’s pretty sweet

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