Astronomy vs Astrology

Science & Reason: Astronomy vs Astrology – Best of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos (Part 15) — Please subscribe to Science & Reason: • • • • • — BEST OF CARL SAGAN’S “COSMOS”: 1) 10 … Continue reading

Astronomy Software

Science video on Mars presenting VRMars Astronomy Software. The video shows panoramas and images, including the “Whale” panorama and Martian sunset, taken by NASA’s Mars Rover Spirit during the Mars Rover Mission. The video was created with the use of … Continue reading

Creation Astronomy Propaganda Debunked 02

In this episode, we’ll look at a couple of bogus attempts to undermine science related to Lunar and Solar astrophysics. I apologise for the somewhat erratic sound/volume in this video. I did not record it all in one go, and … Continue reading

2012 Questions: NASA Astronomer Responds to Conspiracy Theorists

Complete video at: NASA scientist David Morrison shares some of the most outrageous questions and comments he has received regarding 2012 and Nibiru (“Planet X”) conspiracies. One of his favorites? “I am getting tired of all the CIA and … Continue reading

Amateur Astronomy Sky this Week for May 30 to June 5, 2010

The asteroid Ceres passes through Messier 8 the lagoon nebula on Monday and Tuesday evening — photo op! Only 3 hours and 17 minutes of astronomical darkness on Saturday evening. Not many mosquitoes yet fortunately. Comet C2008 R1 (McNaught) is … Continue reading

Microsoft’s Free Astronomy Software – Even if you’re not really “in to” Astronomy, you really have to check this out. The things you will see are just amazing. Go ahead… I dare you. Open your eyes, broaden your horizons. You never know what’s … Continue reading

NASA Astronomy Pictures Of The Day [Week 6/2010]

NASA Astronomy Pictures Of The Day [Week 6/2010] — Please subscribe to: • • — ► A Sun Halo Over Cambodia Have you ever seen a halo around the Sun? This fairly common sight occurs when high thin … Continue reading

NOVA Short | Founders of Modern Astronomy | PBS William Herschel often gets the credit, but his sister Caroline was also a pioneer astronomer. For more, watch NOVA’s Hunting the Edge of Space airing April 6 and 13 on PBS. Hunting the Edge of Space produced for … Continue reading

SOLAR STORMS, a talk with Astronomer Sten Odenwald pt.1.mp4

Part 1 in a series explaining how solar storms impact the Earth. This episode recounts disasters linked to solar storms. Astronomy. NASA. Sun. Duration : 0:9:16 … Continue reading

Astronomy for Amateurs – – During our open mic session at the last Gnomedex, my good friend Derek Miller came up on stage to show off some backyard Astronomy that his Dad has done. Derek reminds us all that you don’t … Continue reading

Astronomy in the Tetons

Headed south and managed to find a great secluded spot for astro in the Tetons. Friday 21th Aug 2009 After much thought of whether to head onto Butte or back to Great Falls, Falls won, simply as I new the … Continue reading

NASA Astronomy Pictures Of The Day [Week 5/2010]

NASA Astronomy Pictures Of The Day [Week 5/2010] — Please subscribe to: • • — ► Stardust in Perseus This cosmic expanse of dust, gas, and stars covers close to three degrees on the sky in the heroic … Continue reading

The Actual Astronomy of 2012 – Absolutely Amazing! (In HiQ)

All my 2012 essays are here: Since the Maya calendar and mythology are both based on the underlying astronomy, it can be very helpful to understand this astronomy. This is fun and easy to do as long as we … Continue reading

Ancient Astronomy

Ancient Astronomy – Best Of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos (Part 17) — Subscribe to Science & Reason: • • • — BEST OF CARL SAGAN’S “COSMOS”: 1) 10 Years After: Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan Reflect: 2) Lost … Continue reading

Bad Astronomy: Hubble’s Hotties

Reissued in HD. Bad Astronomer Phil Plait explores his favorite images from the early days of Hubble. Visit Phil on His amazing book “Death from the Skies” is now available in paperback via Duration : 0:5:7 … Continue reading