The search for planets outside our solar system has uncovered a rocky planet orbiting our nearest neighboring star. The director of Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium calls the search for exoplanets the “frontier” of astronomy.
He’s traveled the globe from Siberia to Zimbabwe to stand in the shadow of 12 total solar eclipses. Next August he can just drive to Wyoming.
Park service rangers and interpreters made their way to Fort Collins to learn how to keep the night sky clearer.
- There's going to be another lunar eclipse, this time early Saturday morning. Here's a light-hearted, tuneful guide to what's happening.Read more
Two Colorado towns are fighting light pollution and hoping to receive an "International Dark Sky" designation for their efforts to preserve the view of the night sky.
Did scientists make a mistake in their recent findings about the Big Bang?
Astronomer Doug Duncan talks about microscopic creatures that can survive in space, the age of the earth and how we really are star dust.