What is a Perseid meteor?
By: Leigh Goessl
Various meteor showers appear in the night skies throughout the year in most months. Some showers are more prominent than others, and the level of visibility may vary from year-to-year depending upon weather conditions and the moon's cycle at a given time. The Perseids meteor...
What is a Perseid meteor?
By: Christine Zibas
Every year, people around the world look forward to the end of summer star show otherwise known as the Perseid Meteor Showers. That leads one to pose the question: Just what is a Perseid Meteor? In fact, there is no meteor, rather, the annual show...
Study: Life on Earth likely to end in 2.25 billion years
By: Leigh Goessl
A new study suggests the Earth will eventually end. Fortunately, it won't happen for some time. The study, conducted by Andrew Rushby, of the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom, along with colleagues Mark Claire, Hugh Osborne and Andrew Watson, projects the end...
By: Anne Delatte
Can life exist outside Earth? The dwarf planet Ceres, scheduled to be visited by NASA’s Dawn Mission in early 2015, may provide clues to help scientists and astronomers piece together information about this possibility, which looms large in the minds of even casual followers...
NASA's Curiosity Rover discovers water on Mars
By: Robin Lamb
Analysis of soil samples from the surface of Mars has revealed that there is an abundance of water on the Red Planet. The astonishing results, which may have profound implications for any future human exploration of the Red Planet, were announced in the September edition...

 

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