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
2/9/13
Aptly as Valentine’s Day approaches, February is the month to see pink-tinged Mercury hovering above the horizon at sunset...
ICTMN Staff
2/2/13
The roiling, fiery disk that is our Mother Earth’s life-giving star whipped out a gigantic filament a couple of days ago that lashed out like a dragon tail, as NASA’s scientists ni...
ICTMN Staff
1/31/13
For years researchers have speculated that it was a comet that changed the earth’s climate enough to bring an end to the Clovis culture that thrived in North America some 13,000 ye...
ICTMN Staff
1/30/13
Kontiwennenhawi and Bear Fox of the Mohawk Nation performed as part of a multicultural celebration on January 26 to celebrate the Lunar New Year at the American Museum of Natural H...
ICTMN Staff
1/26/13
By any name…. January’s full moon will be bright and fly high...
ICTMN Staff
1/25/13
Human beings have long navigated by the stars...
ICTMN Staff
1/20/13
The moon and Jupiter are gearing up for an inauguration show of their own: On January 21, the day Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term, Mother Earth’s satellite and the sol...
ICTMN Staff
1/1/13
A newly noted comet is rocketing toward the sun, and by the time it gets near Earth at the end of 2013, it may very well outshine the full moon, astronomers say...
ICTMN Staff
12/29/12
Now that the Mayan apocalypse (so called by everyone except the Maya) has come and gone, we can once again scan the skies without trepidation...
ICTMN Staff
12/25/12
It's Christmastime, and what more fitting an end to the day that celebrates the birth of a blessed child, and the coming of the light, than a conjunction between two of the sky’s b...

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