Mushroom Clouds Burst Through Neutron Stars, and NASA Can Watch It Happen
In this illustration, a hot, dense, expanding cloud of debris gets stripped from neutron stars just before they collide.
Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/CI Lab
Science Within A People
Aboriginal legends an untapped record of natural history written in the stars
Aboriginal legends could offer a vast untapped record of natural history, including meteorite strikes, stretching back thousands of years, according to new UNSW research.
March 3, 2015 by Amy Coopes
Why This New Exoplanet-Hunting Telescope Blows Kepler Out of the Water
TESS will have a brand-new orbit, visualized here.
The Southern Night Sky 2018
The Southern Hemisphere Sky
New Zealand is also known as Aotearoa - The Land of the Long White Cloud. But when the cloud clears at night the sky offers some of the best stargazing opportunities in the world.
Why Is NASA Looking for 'Marsquakes'?
Artist's rendition of the InSight lander on the surface of Mars.
A Near Perfect Ring
The Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) is fast becoming my favorite telescope.
New results and observations are coming out as the array ramps up its technical capabilities,