I drove up to Wyoming last month to photograph the eclipse. It was my first totality. Very cool.
The beauty of the night sky can be as inspirational and uplifting as a total solar eclipse.
The basic idea is that meeting the requirements for the habitability of the Earth for observers makes it more likely that solar eclipses are possible.
C’mon. This is the first time in almost a century that a total eclipse will traverse the fruited plains from coast to coast.
The first pictures of an eclipse from the surface of another planet were taken by NASA’s Opportunity rover on the surface of Mars in March 2004.
Typing “Big Bang Theory” into a search bar links us immediately to a long-running (debut 2007), immensely popular CBS sitcom.
The Museum of Flight will be giving those in attendance free access to the Personal Courage Wing, complete with 18 and 10 exhibits respectively of World War I and World War II fighter aircraft.
“In my opinion, the controversy surrounding my hire is artificial — largely generated by one activist blogger who is not an astronomer.”
Richard Dawkins has now commented on the Martin Gaskell discrimination case where a distinguished astronomer was turned down for a job at the University of Kentucky (UK) because he expressed views sympathetic to intelligent design. Dawkins jauntily endorses such academic discrimination.
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) just dumped a lot of fuel on the fire of David Coppedge’s discrimination lawsuit by firing him on Monday. Coppedge’s lawsuit against JPL alleges discrimination because he was prevented from talking about intelligent design (ID). This could potentially expose JPL to a claim of wrongful termination and increase the merits […]