April 25, 2017
On April 12, as the Sun was blocked by the disk of Saturn the Cassini spacecraft camera looked toward the inner Solar System and the gas giant’s backlit rings.
At the top of the mosaicked view is… Continue reading
March 1, 2017[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Sean R. Heavey]
Such colossal storm systems center on mesocyclones — rotating updrafts that… Continue reading
by WorldTribune Staff, February 9, 2017
Pro-lifers may be shocked at the appropriateness of the name of The Satanic Temple’s Valentine’s Day fundraiser for its reproductive rights lawsuit against the state of Missouri. It’s called “Hugs and Kisses for… Continue reading
On May 23, 1967, … all three of the United States’ ballistic missile early-warning radars became simultaneously jammed. Located in the high-latitude areas of Alaska, Greenland, and the United Kingdom, these radars were designed to detect incoming Soviet missiles, and… Continue reading
Using it to explore their Hadley-Apennine landing site they… Continue reading
A Full Moon sets as the Solstice Sun rises in this June 20 dawn skyscape.
Captured from a nearby peak in central California, planet Earth, the scene… Continue reading
Five frames in this dramatic composite view follow the lowest… Continue reading
With the “blood moon” or total lunar eclipse expected to occur on Sept 28, the debate if the apocalyptic predictions that it is the end of the world would happen is once more resurrected barely three years after the Mayan… Continue reading
What’s that rising over the edge of the Moon? Earth. About 47 years ago, in December of 1968, the Apollo 8 crew flew from the Earth to the Moon and back… Continue reading
Nature abhors both vacuums and robots. The skies are already the domain of birds, who staked their claim millennia ago and have since perfected the skills and traits needed to maneuver through the air. Drones are newcomers to the air,… Continue reading