Science

Europe’s major X-ray space telescope may get scaled back due to budget constraints

The European Space Agency (ESA) is considering ways to redesign a major X-ray space telescope after a number of ESA member states have backed...

Curious Kids: Is it possible to see what is happening in distant solar systems now?

Imagine you went off travelling through space, going ten light years away and ten light years back, and left a twin sister behind on...

Nikon Action EX 12×50 binoculars review

Some say that binoculars are an astronomer's best friend, largely because they're much easier to handle than a telescope. The Nikon Action EX 12x50...

It’s once again time for the Perseids, one of the best meteor showers of the year

Each August, Earth plows through a thick trail of debris left over from a passing comet. The result: A spectacular night of meteors lighting...

Sturgeon Supermoon: August’s Sturgeon Full Moon will be the last of 4 in a row

The fourth and final supermoon of 2022, known as the Sturgeon Moon, will occur on Thursday, August 11 at approximately 9:36 p.m. EDT and...

Scientist admits ‘space telescope’ photo is actually chorizo in tasty Twitter prank

A physicist excited Twitter fans this week with a stunning new photo from the James Webb Space Telescope, then surprised everyone by admitting it...

Banding baby burrowing owls ‘the best day of the year’ — though fate of endangered species uncertain

Wind whispers through silvery green grasses as Alex Froese's arm disappears into a dark hole in the ground on a Prairie pasture near Melita...

Buzz Lightyear blasts from ‘Infinity to Forever’ with these cool new U.S. Postal Service stamps

To the mailbox and beyond!The universe's most famous space ranger, Buzz Lightyear, will add another notch in his popularity belt as the United States...

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