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
July 4, 2016[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION]
NASA’s Juno spacecraft was to fire its… 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
Fifty years ago, Surveyor 1 reached the Moon. Launched on May 30, 1966 and landed on June 2, 1966 with the Moon at… Continue reading
It was the… Continue reading
This huge ball of stars predates our Sun. Long before humankind evolved, before dinosaurs roamed, and even before our Earth existed, ancient globs of stars condensed and orbited a young Milky Way… Continue reading
Five frames in this dramatic composite view follow the lowest… Continue reading
A powerful solar storm set to slam Earth today will make for stunning views of the Northern Lights just before New Year’s Eve.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center said the “strong” storm could… Continue reading
On a hunch, photographer Laurene Morton drove to Dinosaur Hill Park in Pleasant Hill, California Sunday evening.
Sure enough, “a… Continue reading
A comet has brightened quickly and unexpectedly. Discovered last year, Comet C/2014 Q1 (PanSTARRS) is expected to be visible now for a few days to the unaided… Continue reading