Astronomy

You May Be Able To See The Northern Lights This Weekend

The Northern Lights and the Milky Way are expected to be visible in northern parts of the United States this weekend, even as far south as Connecticut . The NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center says a G1 or G2 Geomagnetic Storm is likely for both Saturday and Sunday nights. It's not very often the...
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Saturn Is Super Close To Earth

The planet Saturn will be at its closest point to Earth for the entire year on Tuesday. While it as the closest point in the daytime, it will still be visible to the naked eye all night long. And with a telescope, you should even be able to see its rings! The added bonus is there is no cloud cover...
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First Ever Marsquake Detected By NASA Lander

A seismic signal first detected by NASA's InSight Lander's Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure instrument on April 6 shows that Mars has 'quakes' just like Earth does. Scientists are still examining the data, but they believe the signal originated from within the planet, as opposed to...
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Geminid Meteor Shower Expected To Be One Of The Year's Best

Thursday night will feature hundreds of meteors streaking across the night sky as the Geminid meteor shower reaches its peak. Even though Thursday night into Friday morning is expected to be the peak of what is considered the greatest meteor show of the year, you may be able to see some during the...
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The Moon May Have A Moon

Scientists are exploring the possibility that moons can have their own moons orbiting around them. That, of course, leads to the obvious question, what do you call a moon orbiting another moon? One of the possibilities being tossed around is "moonmoon." There are currently no known moonmoons that...
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