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Finding a science gift for adult astronomers can be tricky, but the Space & Beyond Box is the perfect gift for adults who can’t get their heads out of the stars.
As the moons of the solar system were discovered, astronomers became desperate to learn more about these strange natural satellites.
Our solar system is a really weird place, and here are just a few of the reasons why.
The Sun has been the center of our Solar System since the beginning of its existence. But, like everything else in the universe, the Sun has a life cycle.
Alien life, if it exists, might not have the same requirements for life as Earthlings do. But if E.T. is out there, it’ll probably depend on these five things.
It’s impossible to decide, but here are the top contenders for the strangest planets in the cosmos.
Learning to observe the night sky is intimidating. But with this beginner’s guide to observing, you’ll be navigating the night sky like a pro in no time.
If you fell into a black hole, your body would be ripped apart through “spaghettification.” But exactly how depends on what type of black hole you fell into.
Some black holes are born when a dying star collapses in on itself. Others through mergers. And some may have started off in an even weirder way.
The right equipment, site, and techniques can make all the difference when you’re observing the night sky under light-polluted skies
Whether you are stargazing in your own backyard, or at a remote dark-sky site, here is the ultimate packing list for your next stargazing trip.
Although we now know that the orbit of Halley’s Comet takes it through the inner solar system about once every 75.3 years, we didn’t always know that was the case.
Although historically divided into two distinct groups, over recent decades, research has revealed that asteroids and comets are more alike than astronomers originally thought.
Learn more about the different types of asteroids and where they are located
Learn more about what characteristics make up comets, how they’re formed, where they originate from, and more.