Did you grow up believing in any of these science myths? From baby birds to flushing toilets, we debunk common 'facts' that are often just a form of misconstrued science.
The Delta Aquarids peak on Monday and Tuesday night. If you can't catch the meteor shower in person, here are some ways to view it online.
Saturday's 'supermoon,' the full moon that occurred just after the moon's closest point to Earth in its orbit, prompted photographers to take snapshots of our celestial neighbor.
A supermoon, called a 'Full Buck Moon,' will light up the sky this weekend. The name dates back to when Native Americans kept track of seasons by giving names to recurring full moons.
Saturday brings a 'supermoon,' a full moon that occurs at the moon's closest approach to the Earth in its elliptical orbit.
Mars, the Earth, and the Sun will all line up on Tuesday night, just seven days before a total lunar eclipse is to occur.
Meteor shower: For those in North America, the sun interfered with the peak of the usually spectacular Quadrantid meteor shower on Friday.
The Arizona fireball meteor rattled windows and lit up social media Tuesday night. In unrelated news, the 'best show of the year,' the Geminid meteor shower, has started and will peak Friday night.
Arizona meteor: A huge meteor streaked across the night sky in Arizona, creating sonic booms. Scientists are now hunting for fragments.
NASA's MESSENGER probe, a robotic spacecraft orbiting Mercury, will get an up close look at two comets cruising past the planet on Monday and Tuesday.
Leonid meteor shower is made of debris from the Comet Tempel-Tuttle, and peaks every year in November. The Leonid meteor shower peaks Saturday night, and NASA will have a live webcast of the celestial fireworks.