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In an age when we're able to consume content so many different ways — and that's a good thing, mostly — let's declare right now that there's only one truly correct way to experience "Gravity," Alfonso Cuaron's thrilling new space film.
Sometimes we all need to step back and see the big picture. You can do that Jan. 10 and 12 at Phoenix Symphony’s performances of Gustav Holst’s “The Planets,” augmented by big screen images and videos from NASA, the Hubble Telescope and Mars Rover.
Stars, moons and planets have long been inspiration for designers. For aficionados and anyone who appreciates the artistry to be found in astronomy, there is a galaxy of beautiful items for the home.
This image taken on November 6, 2012 provided by Pillars of Creation shows galaxy pillow covers (www.etsy.com/shop/pillarsofcreation) printed with images from the Hubble telescope in Portland, Oregon. (AP Photo/Pillars of Creation, Rachel Jacks)
This image taken on November 6, 2012 provided by Pillars of Creation shows a galaxy pillow cover (www.etsy.com/shop/pillarsofcreation) printed with an image from the Hubble telescope in Portland, Oregon. (AP Photo/Pillars of Creation, Rachel Jacks)
For those of you who took the news hard that the world will not end this December, NASA has new hope and an approximate date — 4 billion years from now.
“Hello, Discovery, this is Mission Control. How are things going up there on your final mission, over?”
What’s in the stars for the future of astronomy? Find out Friday (March 30) when Rogier Windhorst, professor of astronomy at Arizona State University, gives a free lecture on the next generation of space instruments at 7 p.m. in Bateman Physical Sciences Center, F-173, on ASU’s Tempe campus.
It’s as long as a school bus and weighs as much as two elephants. Hurtling through space at a rate of 5 miles per second, the Hubble Space Telescope is quietly doing its solitary work 330 miles above Earth’s surface, even as the space shuttles that keep it in working order pass into retirement.
“Hubble Space Telescope: New Views of the Universe" is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and during regular museum hours through Jan. 8, 2012, at the Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald, Mesa
TUCSON, Ariz. - With Atlantis poised to leave Earth one last time, signaling an end to more than 30 years of space shuttle flights, some of the nation's best-known former astronauts are speaking out about NASA retiring its reusable spacecraft and what it might mean to the future of manned space flight.
The summer of 2010 is shaping up as one of sequels, even more movies in 3-D and adaptations of books (comic and otherwise). Big names, from Russell Crowe, Tom Cruise and Leonardo DiCaprio to Angelina Jolie and Julia Roberts, will be sprinkled throughout the season.
WASHINGTON — Astronomers say they are on the verge of finding planets like Earth orbiting other stars, a key step in determining if we are alone in the universe.
WASHINGTON — A refurbished Hubble Space Telescope is showing Earth the sharpest photos yet of cosmic beauty, complete with heavenly glows.
This undated handout image provided by NASA, released Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, taken by the refurbished Hubble Space Telescope, shows Gravitational Lensing in Galaxy Cluster Abell 370.
This undated handout image provided by NASA, released Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, taken by the refurbished Hubble Space Telescope, shows a celestial object that looks like a delicate butterfly.
It was an event that was one giant leap ahead of its time, a technical achievement so incredible that it would be considered major even if it happened today.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Space shuttle Atlantis brought its crew of seven astronauts safely back to Earth on Sunday after thunderstorms in Florida forced a detour to sunsplashed California, ending a 13-day mission that repaired and enhanced the Hubble Space Telescope.
Seen through shimmering desert heat, the space shuttle Atlantis is framed by a pair of Joshua trees after it touched down at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., at the conclusion of mission STS-125 to repair the Hubble space telescope, May 24, 2009.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts completed repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope on Monday, leaving it more powerful than ever and able to peer even deeper into the cosmos — almost to the brink of creation.
In this photo released by NASA, astronaut Mike Massimino is photographed through a window of the Space Shuttle Atlantis Sunday, May 17, 2009, during the mission's fourth session of extravehicular activity as work continues to refurbish and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope.
HOUSTON - Spacewalkers' specially designed tools couldn't dislodge a balky bolt interfering with repairs Sunday at the Hubble Space Telescope, so they took an approach more familiar to people puttering around down on Earth: use brute force.
In this image from NASA TV, astronaut Mike Massimino works to remove a bolt keeping a hand rail attached to a scientific instrument on the Hubble Space Telescope. The bolt was one of four keeping the hand rail attached, preventing Massimino from getting inside to start the repairs.