Astronomy

The Wonders of the International Space Station

The Wonders of the International Space Station
The International Space Station has been orbiting the earth since 1998. It travels at 17,500 mph! It makes the journey around the earth every 90 minutes.
Posted on: July 28th, 2023

JWST has forever changed how we see the universe

JWST has forever changed how we see the universe
James Webb Space Telescope has been making plenty of headlines lately. Here are some of the images that have been making a splash.
Posted on: July 28th, 2023

Hubble Space Telescope: The history and amazing discoveries

Hubble Space Telescope: The history and amazing discoveries
Hubble was simply an idea for decades. The stars had to align before the telescope came to fruition—a look at how the telescope finally saw the light of day.
Posted on: July 28th, 2023

Milkdromeda: Powerful Collision of Andromeda and the Milky Way

Milkdromeda: Powerful Collision of Andromeda and the Milky Way
Andromeda is on a collision course with the Milky Way. The resulting 'Milkdromeda' will be an elliptical supergalaxy. JWST studies Andromeda's stars.
Posted on: July 28th, 2023

What are Exoplanets, and how many are out there?

What are Exoplanets, and how many are out there?
Exoplanets are any planet not orbiting our sun. They are typically found orbiting other stars, but many exoplanets drift through space without a star.
Posted on: July 28th, 2023

20 Crazy Space facts you may not know

20 Crazy Space facts you may not know
Who doesn't love a good list of crazy facts? Here are 20 Space facts you probably didn't know.
Posted on: July 28th, 2023

Meteor Showers – When can you see them?

Meteor Showers – When can you see them?
Nothing is more fun than watching meteor showers under a clear night sky. There is a meteor shower going on nearly all the time.
Posted on: July 28th, 2023

We Are Star Stuff

We Are Star Stuff
Carl Sagan famously said this many times, 'We are star stuff.' But what does that mean? Let's take a closer look at how we came to be.
Posted on: July 28th, 2023

Are we alone in this massive universe?

Are we alone in this massive universe?
Are we alone in the universe? Despite numerous reports and a vast scientific community devoted to the search, there is still no conclusive evidence.
Posted on: July 28th, 2023

The search for risky asteroids heading for Earth

The search for risky asteroids heading for Earth
Astronomers are actively searching for Earthbound asteroids every day. These are asteroids on a trajectory that could potentially collide with Earth.
Posted on: July 28th, 2023