On Monday, August 21 The United States will have a total solar eclipse. There is only a thin band where the eclipse will be total, but you can still see most of in in all of the US. The next eclipse visible from the US will be on April 8th, 2024, but there will be … More Total Solar Eclipse
NASA’s Fermi gamma ray telescope recently detected large amounts of gamma rays coming from the center of the Andromeda Galaxy. These gamma rays could signify large amounts of dark matter in the center of the galaxy because interacting pieces of dark matter release gamma rays, or it could be the glow of pulsars (see Pulsars). The … More Possible Dark Matter Found in Andromeda Galaxy
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has discovered a Lake Superior sized hunk of ice under Mars surface. The ice ranges from 260 ft. to 560 ft. thick. For more information visit Mars ice deposit holds as much water as Lake Superior
Stuff in Space is a pretty great website. It has real time tracking of satellites, space junk, and rocket bodies. You can also search for different satellites, pieces of space junk, and rocked bodies. It doesn’t really work in chrome but it does work on Firefox and Safari (I don’t know about Internet Explorer or Opera).
On November 14, the moon will be a supermoon; 14% larger and 30% brighter than normal. It will be the closest the moon has been since 1948. For more information visit:http://www.space.com/34712-closest-supermoon-full-moon-since-1948-webcasts.html
On Sep 15,2015, at LIGO Gravitational waves were detected. This proves general relativity. More Info