No matter how your year went, Hubble’s views of the Universe never disappoint. Year after year, Hubble’s telescopic views are unparalleled. Saturn, its rings, and 5 of its moons are […]
A thought experiment from 1867 leads scientists to design a groundbreaking information engine.
William Shatner is going to space because Jeff Bezos loves Star Trek.
Just 12 million light-years away, the galaxies Messier 81 and 82 offer a nearby preview of the Milky Way-Andromeda merger.
The weirdest thing about the 21 feet found near Vancouver since 2007? Foul play has been ruled out.
Catch Saturn at its biggest and brightest, and view its rings while you still can. Right now, in Earth’s skies, Saturn appears at its biggest and brightest. A view of tonight’s […]
Whether NASA likes it or not, humans eventually will be having space sex.
Much like computing technology, the Great Red Spot has been getting smaller and faster over the last few years.
The night sky is already noticeably different, and bigger changes are ahead. For all of human history until the launch of Sputnik, the only objects in the night sky were naturally […]
Turning away is a natural response.
Infrared, visible, and ultraviolet combine to show us Jupiter’s features as never before. The largest planet in our Solar System, Jupiter, is our own ‘failed star.’ The best evidence-based classification scheme […]
The photometric filters for the Vera Rubin Observatory are complete and showcase why they are indispensable for astronomy.
In 1966, Disney announced his intention to build Epcot, an acronym for “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow.”
At first blush, the damages done by sexual harassment seem obvious. Make that incredibly obvious. Such behavior exposes our organizations to legal consequences and the subsequent financial fallout. And in […]
Astronomers possibly solve the mystery of how the enormous Oort cloud, with over 100 billion comet-like objects, was formed.
Over the coming decades, over 100,000 new satellites are expected. For countless millennia, whenever we were faced with a clear, cloudless, moonless night, all of humanity was able to witness […]
Don’t wait until Christmas to gift a telescope this year. All throughout the year, two bright lights have stood out in the post-sunset skies. Earlier this year, on March 31, 2020, […]
‘Fast Optical Bursts’ will confound ground-based astronomy. As of 2021, planet Earth is currently experiencing the least pristine night sky in recorded history. Prior to the development of artificial lighting, […]
Einstein's "happiest thought" led to General Relativity's formulation. Would a different profound insight have led us forever astray?
Certain companies feel magical. Though the spells they cast may be unique, each emits an aura that delights customers, attracts top talent, and impels the culture to pay attention. Apple […]
Leadership training can have huge dividends, when it's done right. Here are seven best practices for building a leadership development program that works.
The pulse took just 35 hours to cover the whole world.
Anxiety can be good or bad. It turns out that it's really up to you.
How do these little beasties detect light anyway?
A new study explains how a chaotic region just outside a black hole's event horizon might provide a virtually endless supply of energy.
Before anesthetics, some patients would die of the pain on the operating table.