For millennia, humankind have looked to the night skies and simply wondered. In a way, the familiar and seemingly unchanging patterns in the night sky connect peoples from all around the globe....Read More
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is one of the most well-known features of the gas giant. At almost one and a half times the size of Earth, the storm has been known to exist since at least the 17th...Read More
As you are reading this, there is currently a small spacecraft out in space called Juno. Juno is orbiting the largest planet in our Solar System, Jupiter. A fitting name, considering Juno is...Read More
If the cold is a deterrent to spending time under the night sky, see if you can use the coming summer months to give it a go. From 7th to 14th December should be a great introduction with the...Read More
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.