Out this week: Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi; The Sky Is Yours by Chandler Klang Smith; Brass by Xhenet Aliu; Eternal Life by Dara Horn; and Winter by Karl Ove Knausgaard. Want to learn more about upcoming titles? Go read our most recent book preview. Show More Summary
Pieces of the meteor that lit up the sky earlier this week were located by meteorite hunters in Michigan on Thursday.
Earlier this week, Detroit, Michigan was treated to a rare sight: A meteor streaking across the sky and crashing down to Earth. When it touched down, those nearby were actually able to feel the impact. The US Geological Survey says that...Show More Summary
Data released this week shows that in 2017, the American plane manufacturing giant Boeing Co. once again out-delivered its chief rival, Airbus SE. The two companies are engaged in a duel of the skies, each vying to be the largest manufacturer...Show More Summary
The Last Quarter Moon is Thursday, January 25. The variable star Mira is close to maximum. Mars and bright Jupiter are close together. Saturn and Mercury are visible in the morning sky and forms a line with the star Antares, Mars, Jupiter and the star Spica. Show More Summary
The two planets appear close together this week and are conspicuous in the pre-dawn sky in the constellation Libra A pair of bright planets reward early risers this week. Mars and Jupiter are close together in the constellation Libra. Show More Summary
This week it was revealed that a UK man is on the hook for at least £5,000 in settlement fees after his Sky and Facebook accounts were used to live-stream a boxing match. Forget about the supposed risks of using pirate Kodi addons, this is the kind of piracy that the UK public need to steer clear of. Show More Summary
The New Moon is Wednesday, January 17. The variable star Mira is now bright enough to see easily. Mars and bright Jupiter are close together. On January 12 the crescent Moon forms a triangle with the pair. Mercury and Saturn climb higher...Show More Summary
Liverpool after Philippe Coutinho There was a discussion on Sky Sports this week about how Liverpool should react in the transfer market following Philippe Coutinho’s Barcelona move. Coutinho has joined Barca in a 142 million pound deal. Some of the players linked with Anfield including Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez and Monaco’s Thomas Lemar. There are also […]
Action camera maker GoPro continues to struggle to take to the skies, as the company is reportedly laying off between 200 and 300 employees this week, reflecting the performance of its aerial camera drone, the Karma.
The Last Quarter Moon is Moon is Tuesday, January 9. The variable star Mira is now bright enough to see easily. Mars is easy to see and is heading towards bright Jupiter. The pair are spectacularly close on January 7. On January 11 the waning Moon forms a line with the pair. Show More Summary
Dustin Hoffman's accusers are applauding John Oliver even as the Last Week Tonight host says his confrontation with Hoffman earlier this month "failed." During an interview with Sky One on Dec. 21, Oliver said he regretted the way he handled a discussion of sexual misconduct allegations against Hoffman while appearing...
Last week, SpaceX launched its Falcon 9, freaking out a lot of people in Southern California who thought they were seeing a UFO streak across the sky. Jesse Watson of Yuma, Arizona captured this incredible time-lapse of the awesome moment. Show More Summary
The Full Moon is Moon is Tuesday, January 2. This is a perigee moon (so called "Super Moon"). The Earth is at perihelion on January 3. The variable star Mira is now bright enough to see easily. Mars is easy to see and is heading towards bright Jupiter. Show More Summary
Blunder Former Arsenal star and now Sky Sports Paul Merson made headlines this week when he didn’t include Mohamed Salah in his team of the season so far. The team was blasted by many football fans for not including Liverpool’s star man who has netted an incredible 21 goals so far this season. The player has […]
Sky Magic sent 300 drones up into the air earlier this week, during Qatar National Day celebrations at Katara Cultural Village, to put on a spectacular performance with the first live drone light show in Qatar. A post shared by Katara Cultural Village-????? (@kataraqatar) on Dec 19, 2017 at 4:30am PST The First Aerial Illuminated...
Delta Air Lines’ farewell tour of its 747 airplane, known as queen of the skies for its wide-body size and comfort, will make a stop at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this week. The 747 is expected to land before 10 a.m. Wednesday, when Delta employees, members of the media and invited...
The First Quarter Moon is Tuesday, December 26. The Earth is at Solstice on the 22nd. Mars is easy to see and is heading towards Jupiter. Jupiter is prominent in the morning sky and is heading towards the bright star alpha2 Librae. Jupiter is closest on the 22nd. Show More Summary
Pennsylvania newcomer Lil Skies is gearing up to release his upcoming mixtape Life of a Dark Rose, this week unleashing a new tune from the work. Here, we find Skies once again linking with Landon Cube on “Nowadays.” While Cube takes care of the hook, and a second verse, Lil Skies insists throughout that he’s […]
Space Science Image of the Week: This colourful streamer represents the motion of our Gaia satellite as it scans the sky