Some may spend the day today (or at least the small hours of the morning) snatching up all those items they think they need, fighting (literally) for the “best deal” while Astronomers and Physicists at NASA will spend the day reaching out to these very people and everyone else, teaching and informing them about Black … More Today is 3rd Annual Black Hole Friday!
Over the centuries, many have tried to explain gravity but none have done more or come closer to a full explanation or understanding of it than the great physicist, thinker, philosopher and Nobel Laureate, Albert Einstein. Isaac Newton published his Principia Mathematica in 1687. It contained all of his work, including but not limited to … More November 25th Centenary Date for Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity
Today we celebrate the birth of Edwin P. Hubble. Born on this day in 1889, he would have been 126 years of age today. He would become one of the 20th century’s greatest astronomers, one who played a crucial role in our understanding of the universe and our place in it. His discovery of the … More Happy Birthday, Edwin Hubble
Before I begin, I wish to express my deepest sympathies for the French People during this, their darkest of hours. They are paying a heavy price for championing freedom of expression. Liberty, freedom of expression and the right to believe as you choose are at the root of what it means to be human. These … More Horrific Paris Attack Highlights Need for Education
A subtitle to this article could read something like “When Science Fiction becomes Science Fact” or “What happens to an astronomer’s brain from prolonged Oxygen deprivation-too many hours observing above 4.1 kilometers Altitude” or “Idea Suggestion Rejects for the next Netflix Sci-Fi Thriller” or “Everything that Isn’t Happening with KIC-8462852”. Alien MegaStructure? A recently published … More Science Fiction or Science Fact, The Peculiar case of KIC-8462852
Over the next week, nature will present a spectacular early morning stunner. Starting today, Friday, November 6th and continuing for the next week, you will be witness to a spectacle like no other. The eastern sky after 3:00 AM, EST will present with the waning crescent moon, flanked by brilliant Jupiter, all east of Regulus, … More Early November’s Early Morning Stunner