Astronomy

The sky is falling!

Jun 15th, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Astronomy

A car-sized lump from space came crashing down towards our little blue-green ball recently. It was tracked by telescopes around the world before exploding into smithereens at about 23 miles over the Sudan desert.
The cool thing is that the stuff the asteroid was made of is a “completely new material,” according to Dr. Peter Jenniskens [...]



The most important picture ever taken

Feb 2nd, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Astronomy

The single most important image ever taken in humanity’s history

Read about Hubble Deep Field, January 15, 1996
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Read about Hubble Ultra Deep Field, March 9, 2004
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