Tag: astronomy

December 10, 2019 at 11:09 am

The Death of a Star: Tycho Supernova

The Death of a Star: Tycho Supernova

In 1572, Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe was among those who noticed a new bright object in the constellation Cassiopeia

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April 10, 2019 at 2:42 pm

The Incredible Teamwork Behind the First Ever Image of a Black Hole

The Incredible Teamwork Behind the First Ever Image of a Black Hole

The EHT linked 8 telescopes around the globe to form an unprecedented ‘Earth-sized telescope’

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February 26, 2019 at 4:18 pm

Artist Stitches 50,000 Photos Into One Incredible Composite of the Moon

Artist Stitches 50,000 Photos Into One Incredible Composite of the Moon

Photographer Andrew McCarthy with one of the most beautiful images of the moon you will ever see

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May 8, 2018 at 4:56 pm

This Video Really Captures the Awe and Wonder of the Northern Lights

This Video Really Captures the Awe and Wonder of the Northern Lights

Seeing the northern (or southern) lights is a bucket list for many (myself included)

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April 15, 2018 at 11:30 am

Holding Pieces of the Moon and Mars on Earth

Holding Pieces of the Moon and Mars on Earth

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

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March 22, 2018 at 3:13 pm

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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February 27, 2018 at 2:54 am

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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January 24, 2018 at 12:04 pm

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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April 27, 2017 at 3:34 pm

In Search of America’s Darkest Skies (24 Photos)

In Search of America's Darkest Skies (24 Photos)

After 3 years, 150,000 miles and 3,000,000 pictures taken, Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan introduce SKYGLOW

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January 18, 2017 at 12:39 pm

Moon Calendars for 2017

Moon Calendars for 2017

What the moon will look like every evening for the upcoming year

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