This week, Erik reviews his favorite camera lens, the the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM, also known as the Nifty Fifty.
After ESA member states voted to suspend the ExoMars mission due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, NASA may step in to save the rover.
NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft is suddenly sending back telemetry that doesn’t make sense, making the craft appear out of control and oriented wildly.
On May 19, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V N22 rocket launched the Boeing CST-100 Starliner towards the International Space Station.
Using a background galaxy as a spotlight, scientists were able to study a cloud of gas as it was magnified by a galaxy cluster.
This week, Erik teaches us how to make a pinhole solar viewer for looking at the Sun. Also, objects in the Virgo constellation make fantastic nighttime objects.
The Hubble Space Telescope releases a pair of images — one featuring Hickson Compact Group 31 and the other elliptical galaxy NGC 474.
Modifying data on how far ants travel in their underground nests, NASA engineers have begun measuring how long photons travel in snowbanks to gauge depth.
HD 74438 turns out to be a double binary star system whose distant future evolution could result in one or more supernovae as they spiral inward.
Early and frequent volcanic eruptions on the Moon may have led to the formation of thick ice sheets which are now buried under layers of regolith.