The end of 2016 saw the passing of one of the most well-known American astronauts, John Glenn. During the Cold War, John Glenn was the poster child for space exploration and American ingenuity. He became the first American to orbit … Read more
2016 was a long year, we approached 2017 like the end of a marathon, exhausted yet hopeful. Now it’s time to take a look back and see what we accomplished in space exploration and scientific discovery.
This artist’s depiction of… Read more
Sebastián Guillermaz pieced together several photos to create a time-lapsed image over a beach in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo credit: Sebastián Guillermaz)
Ingólfur Bjargmundsson captured the aurora inside of a lava cave in Iceland. (Photo credit: Ingólfur Bjargmundsson)
Yay, … Read more
‘O happy Earth, reality of Heaven!
To which those restless souls that ceaselessly
Throng through the human universe, aspire!
Thou consummation of all mortal hope!
Thou glorious prize of blindly working will,
Whose rays, diffused throughout all space and time,… Read more