Opportunity, the little rover that could, has broken a 41-year-old driving distance record that’s out of this world. The decade-old NASA Mars rover has crossed the 25-mile mark, surpassing the 24.2-mile record held by the Russian moon rover Lunokhod 2.
Effort ensures production of mirrors here for the Giant Magellan Telescope.
Scorpius is one of the largest, brightest constellations.
Tonight, look for the summer triangle of Altair, Deneb, and Vega.
If you can spell Zubenelgenubi you have arrived as an amateur astronomer.
Even though it has been hot and has felt like summer for weeks, it officially begins this Saturday at 3:51 a.m.
Look south around 9 p.m. next week to see Scorpius standing straight up above the southeastern horizon. North of Scorpius and to its west (right) is the faint constellation Libra the Scales.
Weekes dedicated nearly 50 years to the search for sources of high-energy particles in the cosmos.
Researchers winning fellowships named for Sagan, Einstein and Hubble will study at the Department of Astronomy and the Lunar and Planetary Lab.
Astrobiologists hope an array of new telescopes and space missions, combined with technological leaps, will lead to evidence of life on exoplanets.
For the second time ever, an astronomer saw an asteroid headed for Earth before it got here.
Weekes, a pioneer of gamma-ray astronomy, searches for the enormously energetic particles coming from pulsars, supernovae and black holes.
Vanessa Bailey led a team that found a Jupiter-sized planet orbiting far from its host star, upsetting accepted theories of planet formation.
The biggest telescopes on the mountain will have to find new uses, new users and new money in the coming years.
Stars swirl around the North Star, just to the left of the Kitt Peak observatory, in a 40-minute exposure.
The University of Arizona Astronomy Club, astronomy graduate students and postdocs are hosting an astronomy family fun night at Himmel Park Public Library, 1035 N. Treat Ave. at 6 p.m. tomorrow.
These four guys are devising a way to instantly find the dozen "rarest of the rare" events among the million phenomena that will be seen each night by the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.
International Observe the Moon Night will be celebrated with telescopes, talks and a laser-light show.
If the sun-grazing comet survives its close approach with the sun in November, it could be visible to the naked eye in December.
International Observe the Moon Night is Saturday