Topic: Hayden Planetarium
Solar flare - one of the biggest in four years - shot from the sun on Sunday. Scientists predict that a solar flare of this size - and traveling toward Earth - could produce a dramatic light show. Did it?
02/16/2011 08:47 am
New zodiac signs 2011: Thanks to a wobble in the earth's axis, the astrological positions calculated some 2,000 years ago no longer apply. And even back then it was a big load of nonsense.
01/13/2011 03:55 pm
New calculations indicate that Pluto might be the largest object in the outer solar system. Does it now deserve to be called a planet again?
11/22/2010 05:52 pm
Sunday night's full moon qualifies as a 'blue moon,' but it's not the second full moon in November. So, why is it a blue moon?
11/21/2010 09:30 pm
An extended daylight savings time will mean that Venus will shine bright in the eastern sky in the morning, likely prompting a bevy of UFO sightings.
11/02/2010 03:35 pm
The Earth often passes through the trail crumbs left behind by comets.
10/25/2010 12:33 pm
Mars hoax e-mails have been passed on to countless people who haven't been able to resist forwarding it to their entire address book. In some cases, the message has been turned into a full-blown PowerPoint presentation.
08/27/2010 10:49 am
The National Research Council's once-a-decade study, released Friday, proposes the top priorities for US space science during the coming decade. NASA uses it as a blueprint.
08/13/2010 06:28 pm
Perseid meteor shower promises to be one of the flashiest meteor displays of the year, if you can stay awake to watch them.
08/11/2010 01:26 pm
Solar eclipse on Sunday will be visible only on Easter Island in the South Pacific.
07/09/2010 01:15 pm