Astronomers Without Borders wants to share your used eclipse glasses with kids in other parts of the world for the 2019 total solar eclipse.
Studies of the white dwarf LP 40-365 could reveal new details about mysterious stellar explosions
Sundown sparks blustery snowstorms in the Red Planet’s lower atmosphere
In its last hours the spacecraft’s observations could reveal the origins of the planet’s rings—and more
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The first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. from coast to coast in 99 years is not only a must-see spectacle but also a valuable scientific opportunity
Watch as Scientific American readers and reporters all over the country show off their eclipse viewing adventures
David Baron, author of the new book American Eclipse, talks about how seeing his first total solar eclipse turned him into an eclipse chaser.
In less than a week, the Moon will pass in front of the Sun in the middle of the day blocking between 20 to 100% of the Sun’s light across the continental United States as it does. How can you prepare for the solar eclipse?
A petroglyph spotted in Chaco Canyon may depict a total solar eclipse witnessed by the Pueblo people.
But the White House memo completely omits climate science and space, emphasizing military tech and basic R&D
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For All Moonkind is working with space agencies to develop formal protections for space archaeology sites
The rare spectacle of a total solar eclipse has given scientists throughout history fleeting opportunities to delve into everything from the sun’s chemistry to Einsteinian relativity to Earth’s place in the solar system.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on August 16, 2017. It is a Nature Video production.
The agency's next Mars rover will cache samples for return to Earth, but how and when they will be delivered remains undecided
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Successful test suggests “Archinaut” system could soon assemble huge structures in orbit
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