On October 3, the Nobel Prize in physics was awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to physicists Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish for their direct detection of gravitational...Read More
This October 12, an approaching asteroid, delightfully named 2012 TC4, will safely pass by Earth. Earlier this year NASA announced that this would be used as a test of their planetary defence...Read More
It will be one of the most photographed and talked about celestial events of the year, so what is it and how can we be a part of it from New Zealand? Let’s talk everything on the eclipse.
This morning we woke to exciting news that NASA has discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single star. Here is the release from NASA.gov
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the...Read More
Bruce Springsteen is a rock star for the ages. His hits, too numerous to list, define the genre. This month Springsteen lands in Auckland to play to thousands at Mt Smart Stadium.
Thursday 30th of June marks Asteroid Day, a relatively new annual global awareness movement that encourages people to come together to learn about asteroids and the potential impact effect on our...Read More
Every four years we have an extra day added at the end of February and this is all because of our orbit around the Sun and the Gregorian calendar. The Gregorian calendar replaced the Julian...Read More