A woman trying to get pregnant on her own finds connection and hope during a total solar eclipse.
When light from a star is blocked by another celestial body — as when the moon obstructed light from the much-larger sun during the recent solar eclipse — astronomers can estimate the density of exoplanets that orbit the star. And from the density, they can determine whether a planet is rocky like Earth or gaseous like Jupiter. Show More Summary
The new research by two physicists adds to astronomical knowledge—and overturns previous Biblical interpretations
There are only a few things in life that qualify as being awesome, according to TVWeek Open Mic writer Rance Crain, whose shortlist includes the Seven Wonders of the World, a solar eclipse, a newborn baby and his granddaughter’s wedding....
There are only a few things in life that qualify as being awesome: the Seven Wonders of the World, a solar eclipse, a newborn baby, my granddaughter’s wedding. Does the Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen qualify as awesome? Joe Buck, the.....
Aldebaran, the eye of the constellation Taurus, is one of the brightest stars in our skies.
This year has been packed with plenty of sights for skywatchers to enjoy, including the epic total solar eclipse from back in August, but there's still a few more treats left in 2017's night skies. The next celestial happening takes place tonight, Friday, November 3rd, and into the morning of Saturday, November 4th. Show More Summary
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist, historian or astronomer to figure out that solar eclipses on Earth have been happening for as long as there’s been a Sun, an Earth and a Moon. The recent total eclipse in the U.S. shows just how excited, scared and sometimes wacky humans can be when they occur –... Read more »
Ancient Egyptians noticed it too.
Academics from the University of Cambridge have been able to use the annual eclipse to establish a chronology for the rule of the Pharaohs.
Researchers have pinpointed the date of what could be the oldest solar eclipse yet recorded. The event, which occurred on 30 October 1207 BC, is mentioned in the Bible, and could have consequences for the chronology of the ancient world....
(University of Cambridge) Researchers have pinpointed the date of what could be the oldest solar eclipse yet recorded. The event, which occurred on Oct. 30, 1207 BC, is mentioned in the Bible, and could have consequences for the chronology of the ancient world.
Surya Grahan 2018 in India (Solar Eclipse dates) based on Hindu calendar and panchang –... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts series of contemporary art from around the globe restarts today with an exhibition that brings 10,000 solar eclipses to Salt Lake City. salt 13: Katie Paterson, on view October 27, 2017 through May 20, 2018,...Show More Summary
This colourful image is a 'chromosphere flash spectrum' captured during the total solar eclipse that occurred across the United States on 21 August 2017. It was taken by ESA's expedition team who monitored the eclipse from Casper, Wyoming.
Space Science Image of the Week: This colourful image captured during the summer’s total solar eclipse shows what the Sun is made of
Even two months later, I’m still reeling from seeing the total solar eclipse. When I think about that day and those two minutes, a chill goes right down my spine. Vi Hart, who took part in Atlas Obscura’s eclipse festival in Oregon,Show More Summary
It is finally all over! The 2017 solar eclipse craze has come to an end and public libraries all across the country managed to weather the storm. A plethora of public libraries across the country submitted applications through STAR_Net, a network of the Space Science Institute. STAR_Net distributed more than 2.1 million eclipse glasses to participating libraries.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) When the total solar eclipse swept across the United States on Aug. 21, 2017, NASA satellites captured a diverse set of images from space. But days before the eclipse, some NASA satellites also enabled...Show More Summary
Some recent and not-so-recent baby names from the news… Apollo: A baby boy born in the Canadian town of Kelowna at the start of the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, was named Niall Apollo — Apollo after the Greek god of the sun. (Castanet) Charles: A baby boy born in Missouri in October of […]