A woman who overcame tremendous odds to become a well known astronomer that help classify the stars.
Why does the moon have craters? These are not volcanic craters but impact craters caused by collisions with asteroids. Does the moon help shield the earth from asteroids?
The moon has been an object of fascination for as long as mankind has been alive. We've talked about it, wondered about it, traveled to and explored it, written songs about it, used it to guide us through the night and in some cases believed good...
The Earth is a tiny speck within the universe. We are gradually learning more about space, but there are still tantalizing mysteries to be explained.
Mercury - the closest of all planets to the Sun. At first glance Mercury resembles nothing more closely than our own Moon - a barren rocky world strewn with craters. But there is a bit more to Mercury than meets the eye.
From the earliest times when men and women began to think outside of themselves, the began to wonder about other life forms. Who lived in the oceans? Who lived inside the earth? Who lived in the trees and even in the sky? Someone must be out there.
Harlow Shapley was one of the most remarkable astronomers of his era. He helped us determine our place in the Universe.
When viewed with scientific facts and evidence gathered over the last few decades many scientists now believe we are probably alone in the universe for all practical purposes. Here we are taking about intelligence life capable of conscious, independent thought with the ability to communicate...
The Pleiades, also known as the Seven Sisters, is easily recognizable once you know how to find it. Where and when should one look to find the Pleiades star cluster in the night sky?
"What is right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right." – Albert Einstein Beneath the Bunsen burners and test tubes lies a curious truth to the scientific world that reveals itself through the pages of history: science...