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Looking up to Saturn | Bad Astronomy

Just in case you’ve forgotten how brain-destroyingly big Saturn is: [Click to encronosenate.] This shot of the ringed wonder was taken by the Cassini spacecraft when it was well over 2 million kilometers from the planet. The spacecraft was south of the rings, looking "up" toward the north. The Sun is shining down on the rings from this perspective, so they look darker than you might expect, and ......

Astronomy clubs eye night skies and an uncertain future

Who knows what might be out there? The darkening sky above Rock Creek Park in Northwest Washington was star-speckled and seemingly endless. On this October night, it held the potential of seeing a flurry of shooting stars stream across its canvas. Read full article >>...

Awkwardly Embraceable interview | Bad Astronomy

My friend, the geekeriffic Jessica Mills, interviewed me for her blog on Tech Republic (the second part is here ). It was a lot of fun talking with her; we wandered over topics like Hubble, Star Trek, science, Doctor Who, black holes, Neil Tyson and Bill Nye, and what I would do if I encountered advanced aliens in a wormhole (answer: self-promotion). Jessica is amazing. She is a writer, producer ......

How to watch Astronomy Day online

An online observatory will webcast a free celestial marathon on Saturday (Oct. 20) to mark Astronomy Day, telling the story of our universe with the help of live shots from professional-quality telescopes....

Celestial Marathon on Saturday: How to Watch Astronomy Day Online

An online observatory will webcast a free celestial marathon on Saturday (Oct. 20) to mark Astronomy Day, telling the story of our universe with the help of live shots from professional-quality telescopes....

Space shuttle Endeavour successfully crosses 405 Freeway

The space shuttle Endeavour has successfully crossed the 405 Freeway, pulled across the overpass by a silver Toyota Tundra and watched by hundreds of excited space fans....

Space shuttle rolls into L.A.

The retired shuttle is on a two-day trek through Southern California's roads and highways to its final resting place at the California Science Center. It's mission: "To inspire people of all ages."...