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
7/28/12
The major solar storms and resulting auroras of mid-July are but a taste of things to come as the sun reaches its maximum level of outbursts in its cycle...
ICTMN Staff
7/22/12
In terms of discoveries, astronomers could well call this the year of the galaxy, so many celestial surprises are they stumbling across as they peer at the farthest reaches of the ...
ICTMN Staff
7/18/12
The long-predicted latest break in Greenland’s Petermann Glacier has finally come to pass, with an ice chunk the size of two Manhattan Islands shearing off into the ocean on Monday...
ICTMN Staff
7/15/12
Although Pluto was declassified as a planet back in 2006 , the icy orb may be having the last laugh: It’s got more moons than most bona fides do...
ICTMN Staff
7/11/12
Manhattanhenge, the twice-yearly solar shining down the cross streets of New York City, is back tonight ...
ICTMN Staff
7/7/12
Venus and Jupiter have moved their celestial trysts to mornings, Venus having transited the sun on June 5–6 . It is now the Morning Star...
ICTMN Staff
7/4/12
Scientists believe they have isolated the Higgs boson, otherwise known as the God Particle...
ICTMN Staff
7/4/12
If you manage to rise before the sun on U.S...
ICTMN Staff
6/30/12
The moon’ tidal forces are pulling on Earth enough to slow down her rotation, by about 1.4 milliseconds every 100 years...
ICTMN Staff
6/24/12
No sooner does NASA discover a crater filled with what is quite possibly tons of ice in the bottom of a crater on the moon’s version of Antarctica, than people start talking about ...

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