Vera (Cooper) Rubin is an astronomer who has done pioneering work on galaxy rotation rates. Her discovery of what is known as "flat rotation curves" is the most direct and robust evidence of dark matter.
Galloway Forest Park, SCOTLAND — A spot in Scotland has picked up an international award, confirming it as one of the best places for stargazing in the world. But what is the importance of being able to see the stars?
Danville, KENTUCKY — The Boyle County Public Library will take visitors on a journey to the center of our galaxy when it unveils unprecedented mural-sized images of the Milky Way’s core as seen by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, Spitzer Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory.
New Delhi, INDIA — Astronomy enthusiasts have a reason to cheer as an Indo-Italian astronomy fortnight is being organised here to celebrate the International Year of Astronomy and Italian "Year of Galileo".
New Delhi, INDIA — A jugalbandi (fusion) between an Indian vocalist and an Italian violinist intermingling with sounds and sight of stars will be the highlight of a unique multi-disciplinary event at Nehru Planetarium on Monday.