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
9/22/16
It may be boiling hot across large swathes of Turtle Island, but the underlying reality has not changed: Today marks the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere...
dresden-codex
Steve Russell
8/24/16
New research on the Dresden Codex, one of only three that escaped the bonfires the Spanish conquistadors made of Mayan libraries, appears to show that what was at first considered ...
ICTMN Staff
8/10/16
The Perseid meteor shower is known as the one not to miss annually...
ICTMN Staff
7/28/16
The slightly mysterious Delta Aquarid meteor shower is in full swing this week, peaking on July 28 and 29 for those who don’t mind getting up mega-early or staying up way past thei...
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...

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