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
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...
ICTMN Staff
3/7/16
Indonesia and other nations in the Pacific Ocean—though mostly the ocean itself—will be treated to a full solar eclipse on March 8–9, though the show will entirely miss Turtle Isla...
Terri Hansen
3/3/16
After 100 years of scientific inquiry into whether cataclysmic astrophysical events unleash gravitational waves into the fabric of space-time as theorized by Albert Einstein, scien...
ICTMN Staff
2/27/16
The Atacama Desert in Chile has been home to Indigenous Peoples of the same name for thousands of years...
ICTMN Staff
2/11/16
Editor’s Note: It’s the announcement of the century: physical evidence to support famed physicist Albert Einstein’s theory predicting the existence of gravitational waves, or “ripp...
Lisa J. Ellwood
1/24/16
Two of my nerdiest interests have always been astronomy and space travel...
ICTMN Staff
1/19/16
In an alignment not seen since 2005, a slew of planets will align across the pre-dawn sky for nearly a month starting just before sunrise on Wednesday January 20...
ICTMN Staff
1/13/16
With wildfires an ever-growing threat, help is arriving from all quarters. Now, a satellite sensor is enabling NASA to monitor them from space...

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