SpaceX’s Satellite Megaconstellations Are Astrocolonialism, Indigenous Advocates Say
Satellite companies such as SpaceX and Amazon aim to provide global broadband, but their networks threaten dark skies and Indigenous traditions that depend on them.
How to Take Stunning Pictures of Space at Home
We talked to skywatchers from around the world to find out how they got their most incredible shots and how anyone can do the same—anywhere, on any budget, even during a pandemic.
‘Steve' Is a Radiant Purple Sky Ribbon That Defies Explanation
A new study confirms that Steve is not generated by particle precipitation. So what is powering this skyglow?
Light Pollution Is No Match for the Milky Way in These Stunning Timelapses
LA filmmakers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic ask: What would a sky without stars look like?
40-Foot Sculpture Reflects New Mexico Stars
Otto Rigan's 11,000 pound, 40-foot-tall steel sculpture greets visitors of Spaceport America.
The Northern Lights Were Spectacular Last Night
A massive geomagnetic storm put the Northern Lights on full blast for St. Patrick's Day.
How Aboriginal Australians Saw the Stars
First Australians tracked and predicted interstellar movements in highly sophisticated ways, looking up at the night with eyes intriguingly different to our own.
Watch the Stars Cascade Over Canyons in this Swirling Night Sky Timelapse
Timelapse filmmakers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinović have created an astrophotography timelapse in the Arizona desert.
Stunning Layered Photos Capture The Passage Of Time In A Single Frame
Matt Molloy's "timestacked" photos capture the inseparability of time’s passing and Earth’s landscapes.
The Confusing Majesty of a Night Sky
Saying this vantage point doesn't really make sense assumes that any image of the solar system is comprehensible.
Planetary Panorama Offers 360° View Of The Starry Cosmos
Vincent Brady made this amazing space timelapse "On the cold, dark, sleepless nights under awe-spiring skies."
This Skin Care Company Claims Its Plan to Brighten the Moon 'Is Not a Joke'
A claim we'll file under "dubious."