By Jacqueline Benitez The third Thursday of every month, the Morrison Planetarium hosts “Universe Update” at the 6:30 planetarium show during NightLife. Normally, our director Ryan Wyatt selects his favorite astronomy stories from the past month, but while he was out traveling this month, the American Astronomical Society’s semiannual conference gave us plenty of stories […]
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Weather-permitting, skywatchers will be treated to a total lunar eclipse Monday night.
We thought Voyager 1, our farthest spacecraft, had arrived at edge of the heliosphere, but there is something fishy about Voyager 1’s new data.
The Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) spacecraft launches on June 27th to study how the sun’s corona gets so hot.
Astronomers realize that our Solar System is located on a longer arm in the Milky Way.
Or so the headlines have read for the past few days. Here’s the skinny on the largest solar storm since 2003…
Freaks, Exoplanets and Sea Urchins: Here are some headlines we didn’t want you to miss this week.
On Sunday, a sunspot erupted into a solar flare triggering a host of exciting solar activity and possible auroras here on Earth.
Want to explore the Moon or spot explosions on the Sun? Go ahead…
Solar scientists are very busy these days…