Earth is a planet too!

As researchers strive to understand our solar system, there’s a perfect laboratory right under our feet.

The age of multi-messenger astronomy

Cosmic rays, neutrinos, photons, and gravitational waves: Each of these signals carries a message. What can they tell us?

Backyard astronomy with a small scope

It doesn’t take a huge telescope to view the beauty of the cosmos. Here’s how to make the most out of what you have.

Catch a ring of fire eclipse

In a few weeks, the Moon will almost entirely blot out the Sun in a stunning annular eclipse. So, grab your eclipse glasses and get ready.

The sky’s best planetary nebulae

These dying stars’ final acts put on a great show through amateur scopes.