Perseid meteor shower tonight is at its peak. It's the only meteor shower known to have killed a satellite and delayed a space-shuttle launch. Enter the Meteoroid Environment Office.
08/12/2010 02:19 pm
Meteor shower August 2010 peak comes early Friday. Emanating from the constellation Perseid, the meteor shower could yield sightings in some locations of up to 75 meteors an hour.
08/12/2010 09:50 am
Meteor shower enthusiasts will be able to enjoy this year's Perseids this week, which will peak on the night of August 12.
08/10/2010 10:37 am
If you've got an adventurous spirit and a fat bank balance, these out-of-this-world holidays are for you.
07/06/2010 02:30 pm
Lunar eclipse: The study of eclipses has been a part of astronomy since its inception.
06/30/2010 12:32 pm
As the G8 countries this weekend emphasized the need for more accountability on their aid pledges, relief groups decried the fact that many pledges made at previous G8 summits have gone unmet.
06/27/2010 12:42 pm
A fact-laden novel on the space program.
06/27/2010 07:05 am
Canada earthquake: Parliament building in Ottawa evacuated. Workers also left buildings in Toronto
06/23/2010 06:51 pm
Draconid meteor shower: NASA is assessing the risk to spacecraft posed by the upcoming 2011 Draconid meteor shower, a seven-hour storm of tiny space rocks.
06/16/2010 05:58 pm
The space agency is asking people in northeastern Alabama to keep an eye out for any unusual looking rocks.
06/07/2010 01:26 pm