Sep 25

Watch the supermoon lunar eclipse live

On Sunday evening, starting around 8:45pm there will be a full eclipse of the moon right when it is at the perigee of its orbit, the point closest to the Earth. This will lead to what is being called a…

Jan 27

Kepler finds galaxy’s oldest solar system

The Kepler Space Telescope found the oldest solar system in the galaxy. While digging through backlogged data from the Kepler telescope, scientists found Kepler-444, an 11.2 billion year-old star in the Milky Way orbited by at least five Earth-sized planets.

Jan 07

It turns out, like us, stars slow down in their old age. That observation is the key to a new method astronomers are using to accurately tell the age of cool stars — stars that match the size of, or…

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