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
3/20/13
Spring may have arrived on Earth with a winterish whimper, but what’s happening in the sky is preordained. At 7:02 a.m...
ICTMN Staff
3/20/13
It’s the first day of spring, when day and night are just about equal in length. The moment occurred at 7:02 a.m. Eastern Time today...
ICTMN Staff
3/18/13
The sun got into the Saint Patrick’s Day act by hurling a coronal mass ejection (CME) straight at Mother Earth a couple of days earlier...
ICTMN Staff
3/9/13
This weekend is the closest that comet Pan-STARRS gets to the sun, and it is predicted to glow brightly right above the western horizon just after our star sets on the evenings of ...
ICTMN Staff
3/2/13
What could shape up to be a fabulous comet is scheduled to swing within Mercury’s orbit in early March...
ICTMN Staff
2/23/13
We can't get enough of our time-lapsed sky over alpine meadows alternating with dancing stars set to lilting piano music...
ICTMN Staff
2/16/13
If Friday February 15 had been scripted in a sci-fi movie, it wouldn’t have been believable...
ICTMN Staff
2/15/13
A meteor streaked across the early-morning sky in Russia and exploded into a fireball on Friday over the industrial city of Chelyabinsk, in the Ural Mountains...
ICTMN Staff
2/15/13
Lucky women the world over will no doubt be sporting diamond rings on the day after Valentine’s Day, or as some like to call it, a rock...
ICTMN Staff
2/10/13
Astronomers and physicists have been saying it for years: At some point, the increased sun activity during the peak of its current 11-year cycle is going to get a glob of plasma th...

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