How To Spot Comet Lovejoy With The Naked Eye
Comet Q2 Lovejoy passed closest to Earth on January 7th and has been putting on a great show this past week. Glowing at magnitude +4 with a bluish coma nearly as big as the Full Moon, the comet's easy to see with the naked eye from the right location if you know exactly where to look.
Scientists solve the Fermi Paradox
Be patient– alien contact is now only 1,500 years away, scientists have calculated. Researchers at Cornell University have developed a new equation to...
Ancient supernovae showered radioactive iron on our planet, say astronomers
A pair of new studies examine deposits of a radioactive isotope of iron to investigate ancient supernova explosions near our planet.