Total lunar eclipse before dawn on April 4th
An unusually brief total eclipse of the Moon will be visible before dawn this Saturday, April 4th, from western North America. The eclipse happens on Saturday evening for Australia and East Asia.
Research to focus on how deer respond to changes in moon phase, weather
There seems to be a lot of common wisdom that exists when it comes to whitetails, such as, "It's near full moon, so the deer are only moving at night." Or how about, "A cold front is coming, which is why ...
Never mind: Android L full-disk encryption by default not required
Get set for the supermoon 3 of 3 for 2014
Time to dust off those 'what is a perigee Full Moon' explainer posts… the supermoon once again cometh this weekend to a sky near you.
Big moon rising: Go and have a look, but don't be fooled into thinking it's all that super
The year's biggest "supermoon" will rise on August 10. Like last time, there will be many pictures trying to showoff the "over-sized" moon. But I don't think it deserves so much attention. ...
Lunar occultation of Saturn
On the night of Monday August 4, mainland Australia will see Saturn disappear behind the moon. It's the third time this year that the moon and Saturn will perfectly line up, as viewed from our part of the ...
Heads up! Supermoon is here
Look! Up in the sky! It's supermoon!
Heads up! Supermoon coming Saturday; 3 this summer
The full moon on Saturday will appear to be unusually big. In fact, it will be a "supermoon."
Catch the dramatic June 10th occultation of Saturn by the moon
Some terms in astronomy definitely have a PR problem, and are perhaps due for an overhaul. One such awkward term is occultation, which simply means that one celestial body is passing in front of another ...
Source of 'moon curse' revealed by eclipse
Strange events have long been linked to nights of a full moon, though careful scrutiny dispels any association. So, when signals bounced off the lunar surface returned surprisingly faint echoes on full moon ...
Panasonic unveils wearable 4K camcorder
Panasonic unveiled a product Monday that combines two big tech trends—ultra HD and wearable devices— with a portable, camera that hooks onto your ear and records in ultra-high definition 4K video.
Comet at dawn
(Phys.org) —Soon after its discovery in late summer of last year, the media hyped ISON to be the comet of the millennium. At the time when it is expected to come closest to the Sun, on 28 November 2013, ...
Young stars cooking in the Prawn Nebula
The glowing jumble of gas clouds visible in this new image make up a huge stellar nursery nicknamed the Prawn Nebula. Taken using the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile, this may well ...