The First Quarter Moon is Thursday, September 28. Jupiter and the bright star Spica are nearby in the late twilight sky. The thin crescent Moon is close to Jupiter on the 22nd. Earth is at spring equinox on the 23rd. Saturn is visible all evening in the heart of the Milky Way and is close to the Moon on the 26th and 27th. Show More Summary
The Stranger’s music critics’ picks for this week. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Rejoice in the newly un-smokey skies outside by relishing in the sweat of indoor music venues instead by attending these critic-picked shows happening this week. Show More Summary
by Stranger Things To Do Staff Seattle sons Fleet Foxes will return for a night showcasing their latest triumph, Crack-Up. Shawn Brackbill Rejoice in the newly un-smokey skies outside by relishing in the sweat of indoor music venues instead by attending these critic-picked shows happening this week. Show More Summary
Five days a week, the editorial staff of Popular Mechanics magazine reports to work on the 23rd floor of Hearst Tower, a 46-story diagrid of stainless steel and low-E glass designed by Norman Foster and honored with LEED platinum certification. And inside the hushed expanse of glass walls, where high-tech AC equipment uses outside air...
The New Moon is Wednesday, September 20. Jupiter and the bright star Spica are nearby in the early evening sky. Saturn is visible all evening in the heart of the Milky Way. Venus is now low in the morning sky coming close to the bright star Regulus. Show More Summary
So, anyhow, last week, as Harvey struck, a couple of guys from Galveston met on the 1st tee for their weekly game of golf. As 100 MPH + winds lashed the tee box, and torrential rains poured from the sky,...
Foo Fighters' new album, Concrete And Gold, is just around the corner -- it's coming out next week -- and today they've shared its third single following "Run" and "The Sky Is A Neighborhood." This one's called "The Line" and, while it doesn't feature surprise pop star mystery guest Justin Timberlake, it is a new…
A couple weeks back, Miguel shared a new track called "Sky Walker" that featured Travis Scott, and today he's returned with another new one, "Shockandawe." This one's a sorta flex track and includes the callout "I'll play the hero/ Media keep talking, but who wanna stop me?" but I'm not really sure who is saying…
The Last Quarter Moon is Wednesday, September 13. Jupiter and the bright star Spica are nearby in the early evening sky and are closest on the 11th. Saturn is visible all evening in the heart of the Milky Way. Venus is now low in the...Show More Summary
The Full Moon is Wednesday, September 6. Jupiter and the bright star Spica are nearby in the early evening sky and getting closer. Saturn is visible all evening in the heart of the Milky Way. Venus is now low in the morning sky forming a line with the bright stars Sirius and Procyon.The Full Moon is Wednesday, September 6. Show More Summary
Hello Games announced that there's yet another update available for No Man's Sky for those playing on PC or PlayStation 4. Update 1.34 has gone live, and there's a complete changelog of all the massive changes that were made for the game, ranging from the AI being overhauled to optimizing save...
Sitting here in Texas, with wind and rain all around, it’s hard to believe we were all outside enjoying a clear, warm sunny sky earlier this week. But most of the country was, thanks to Eclipse 2017. That gorgeous image above was captured by Daily Kos community member Asterkitty and posted in this popular diary Monday afternoon. Show More Summary
Now that the eclipse itself has passed, the standout factor in the sky is Mercury retrograde in Virgo. All the interesting things that happen over the next two weeks involve Mercury. For example, the... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!
The Foo Fighters have just released a video that’s thematically on point for this week of significant astronomical occurrences (no matter what Neil deGrasse Tyson says). Dave Grohl directed the video for “The Sky Is A Neighborhood,” a track off the Foos’ upcoming Concrete And Gold album, and it shows the band raising heaven on a roof somewhere. Show More Summary
Lots of us stayed outside to watch the big solar eclipse this week, but this isn’t the view any of us saw. Instead of looking up at the skies, the University of Wisconsin Madison time-lapsed weather satellite imagery to track the shadow of the moon as it crossed the US.
The First Quarter Moon is Tuesday, August 29. Mercury is lost in the twilight. Jupiter and the bright star Spica are nearby in the early evening sky. The crescent Moon visits Jupiter on the 25th and 26th. Saturn is visible all evening in the heart of the Milky Way and is visited by the Moon on the 30th. Show More Summary
You're set to hit the skies for a vacation/work trip/babymoon, but flying while pregnant (by this, we mean before the doctor-recommended cutoff at 36 weeks) requires just a bit of extra prep. Here, five things to do before you're 36,000 feet in the air. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
It's a great time to be a fan of sci-fi-fantasy author N.K. Jemisin. Her latest book, The Stone Sky, just came out this week. The previous novel in her Broken Earth series, The Obelisk Gate, won a Hugo last week. And the first book in the series, The Fifth Season (which won the 2016 Hugo), is being adapted into a TV series. More »
We've got an oddity on tap for today. For the first time in more than two weeks it is going to warm into the upper 80s, and perhaps even hit 90 this afternoon. The warm weather is coming on the heels of a cold front passing through the city last night. Show More Summary
The New Moon is Tuesday, August 22. Mercury starts the week high above the horizon but sinks rapidly. Jupiter and the bright star Spica are nearby in the evening sky. Saturn is visible all evening in the heart of the Milky Way. Venus...Show More Summary