astronomy

Want to see Mars? Epic Billion Pixel Mars Video Panorama

NASA's Curiosity rover has captured its highest-resolution panorama yet of the Martian surface.

Cosmic Microwave Background A picture of the universe

A Universe in a Picture

Blog on the iconic picture of cosmic microwave background from Planck from 380,000 years after the Big Bang & shows what the early Universe looked like.

jupiter is visible in june

This month, you can see Jupiter and its largest moons with just your binoculars

NASA has said that Jupiter “is at its biggest and brightest this month,” and can be observed in detail with only a minimum of equipment. Read more

fantastic women in science

Fantastic Women Series – Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin

Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin was an astronomer, who literally discovered what the universe is made of. She was one of the Harvard Computers.

pale blue dot

Happy Carl Sagan Day — The Voyagers and the Pale Blue Dot

Carl Sagan contributed immensely to how we perceive science, and to Voyagers 1&2, which are now in deep space & took the picture of the Pale Blue Dot.

space news

Space news: Landing on an asteroid, visiting Mercury and collecting solar data

Space News: Hyabusa was sent to Ryugu, Bepi Colombo went to Mercury and the Parker Solar Probe is orbiting the sun and sending back important data.