Total Solar Eclipse March 9

This week’s total solar eclipse starts on Wednesday, ends on… Tuesday?

By on March 7, 2016 at 5:30 PM.

This week’s total solar eclipse starts on Wednesday, ends on… Tuesday?

How can something start in the future and end in the past? It usually doesn’t. But then, there are some weird exceptions, and we’ll get to witness one later this week. A total solar eclipse is due to start on Wednesday, and it’ll be visible until Tuesday. How is this possible? We’re about to explain.

More →

No Comments
EarthMoon

From a million miles away, stunning NASA images show the moon crossing Earth’s face

By on August 5, 2015 at 8:45 PM.

From a million miles away, stunning NASA images show the moon crossing Earth’s face

A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has captured a series of stunning images of the Moon passing the Earth’s sunlit side.

The images were captured last month by NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), a four megapixel camera and telescope. More →

No Comments
Blood Moon Photo GIF

Did you miss last week’s blood moon? Check out this awesome time-lapse photo

By on April 22, 2014 at 12:05 PM.

Did you miss last week’s blood moon? Check out this awesome time-lapse photo

Last week’s rare blood moon eclipse was amazing, but it also took place in the middle of the night so most people in the U.S. probably missed it. But there is no need to fret, of course — that’s why Al Gore invented the Internet. More →

No Comments