Top 10 space stories of 2007
A brilliant comet stunned southern skywatchers, astronomers uncovered the most earthlike exoplanet yet, and physicists prepared to awaken their biggest machine ever.
Learn more about the 2007’s top space stories.
The biggest planet’s 5 deepest mysteries
From its inner core to its far-ranging magnetic field, Jupiter tightly guards its secrets.
Interactions in Jupiter’s vast magnetic field create sounds that will either shock you or have you whistling a tune.
Illustrated: Earth impacts at a glance
Asteroids and comets have slammed into our planet innumerable times. Here’s where they’ve hit.
Observe celestial odd couples
Double your pleasure by spotting two types of deep-sky objects at the same time.
Point your telescope at another 10 celestial pairings.
New pictures from old plates
Colorizing Digitized Sky Survey images creates a new world of astronomical portraits.
A wide-field imager’s dream scope
Tele Vue’s NP101is delivers ultra-sharp images.
This month in Astronomy
Bob Berman’s strange universe
Phil Harrington’s binocular universe
Web extra: Tour two more clusters in Taurus
Stephen James O’Meara’s secret sky
The sky this month