The sun is flipping out. Magnetically, that is. Every 11...
In the ongoing debate over whether Voyager 1 has actually...
The best meteor show of the year is here, and it promises...
August is upon us, and the fireballs have already started....
  Exactly 44 years ago, on July 20, 1969, the human race...
The sight of Mother Earth hanging out there all exposed and...
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Astronomy

ICTMN Staff
7/7/16
A shimmering sight awaits anyone who looks westward on July 8 or 9, as the waxing crescent moon rises almost in tandem with luminous Jupiter...
Terri Hansen
6/28/16
Meet three Extraplanetory Swarmies: Chappie, Eva, and Wally...
ICTMN Staff
5/28/16
You might have seen a ruddy, unblinking light in the night sky lately, more or less in the vicinity of the moon...
ICTMN Staff
5/9/16
It’s not nearly as rare as a transit of Venus, and perhaps not as captivating to the popular imagination as Mercury in retrograde, but the closest planet to our sun is at this very...
Konnie LeMay
4/2/16
Even though a sprinkling of snow fell just this Thursday in northern Minnesota, any arrows shot earlier at Wintermaker apparently have hastened his final departure from the sky...
ICTMN Staff
3/21/16
Two messengers from the stars are sweeping past Mother Earth on March 21 and 22, heralding the new spring, and Jupiter will cosy up to the moon...
ICTMN Staff
3/20/16
Depending upon which Turtle Island time zone you’re in, spring arrived either on Saturday March 19 or Sunday March 20—by a hair...
Konnie LeMay
3/11/16
The elders call the stars “distant campfires,” akin to the hearths of a beloved auntie or uncle. “We have relatives around those campfires,” said Jim Rock, Sisseton Dakota...
ICTMN Staff
3/9/16
It’s super moon season again, and like last year, the first three of six are invisible to the eye, though they will influence tides...

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