NASA Spacecraft Buzzes Saturn's Largest Moon Titan for 100th Time
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:29:33 -0500
A far-flung NASA space probe flying around Saturn zipped past the ringed planet's biggest moon for the 100th time. The Cassini spacecraft made its closest approach to the hazy moon Titan on Thursday.
Photos from 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' TV Series (Gallery)
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:50:34 -0500
The 2014 sequel to the classic science television show comes to Fox Network. See photos and images from the new incarnation 'Cosmos: A Space-time Odyssey.'
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Seth MacFarlane Talk 'Cosmos' with GQ
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:41:51 -0500
It's hard to imagine the late astronomer Carl Sagan gracing the glossy pages of GQ wearing one of his turtlenecks and corduroy blazers. But it's a different story for the men who are launching a stylish reboot of Sagan's beloved "Cosmos" TV series.
Small Asteroid Gives Earth a Close Shave, 3rd in 2 Days
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:17:32 -0500
The 25-foot-wide (8 meters) asteroid 2014 EC came within 38,300 miles (61,600 kilometers) of our planet at 4:21 p.m. ET today, NASA officials said. For comparison, the moon orbits Earth at an average distance of 239,000 miles (385,000 km).
Near-Earth Asteroids: Famous Space Rock Flybys and Close Calls (Infographic)
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:25:49 -0500
Several of the asteroids that have been spotted passing with the orbits of the moon and even Earth's communications satellites.
Bright Fireball Over New Mexico Rattles Houses - See and Hear It | Video
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:00:38 -0500
On March 6th, 2014, a meteor slammed into the Earth's atmosphere and burned up over the night skies of north central New Mexico. Thomas Ashcraft captured the sights with a his fireball camera and the sounds with a forward-scatter meteor radar.