A few of our stellar neighbors are hard to miss. Vega, which passes high overhead on August evenings, is just 25 light-years away. And Sirius, the brightest star in all the night sky, is nine light-years away.
Folks in Hawaii should see a flying saucer in the skies above Kauai Thursday morning. It’s a NASA project meant to eventually help land heavy objects on Mars. Up until now parachutes have been used.
On April 22nd, NASA asked people around the globe to snap a photo of their location on the planet at that point and on Thursday they released the results of that world-wide photo hunt, a mosaic selfie of our planet as seen from space.
The commercial cargo ship Dragon returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing back nearly 2 tons of science experiments and old equipment for NASA.
As an Earth Day breakfast was under way Tuesday morning at San Francisco City Hall, a group of recyclers, environmentalists and other community advocates were protesting closures of community-based recycling centers.
Don’t miss these 5 ideas for South Bay activities and groups to help you celebrate the spirit of Earth Day 2013.
According to Oakland-based Chabot Space and Science Center astronomer Ben Burress, the asteroid missed Earth by about 17,230 miles, closer than many of earth’s satellites.
A NASA satellite was visible in the skies over California as it entered the atmosphere, before crashing into Earth.
Think you have a long commute now? Imagine moving to another planet and relying on your smart phone to keep you connected to your earthly counterparts.
The Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland is hosting a viewing of the total lunar eclipse Monday night – and Bay Area residents are hoping clouds don’t obscure the rare event.