Comet-watchers from around the world submitted their photos of PANSTARRS to our contest back in March. Take a look at their photos here!
Welcome to Alien Life Imagined, the newest selection for the Cambridge Book Club! Dive in this week with an excerpt from the book, and check for your discount on this and related titles. Don’t forget to check back all month—a Q&A with the author, a slideshow, and a playlist are all coming your way.
Rachel E. is a book publicist who moonlights as an astronomy enthusiast. When I was five years old and every other girl in my kindergarten class wanted to grow up to be a princess, an actress, or a figure skater (it was a Winter Olympics year), I wanted to be an astronomer. And after an entire [...]
When The Mystery of the Last Supper: Reconstructing the Final Days of Jesus was released on Palm Sunday last year, it created what can only be described as a media storm.
As yesterday afternoon wore on, the Tucson area was enveloped in a strange cloud pattern called the Pineapple express—a very long, thin band of clouds stretching all the way from Hawaii. Over Los Angeles the rain had been pouring for days, and we heard late in the afternoon from our dear friends Bobbi and Larry [...]