The Colorado-built Kepler Space Telescope is giving an unexpected boost to the study of quakes in stars, or "asteroseismology." Yes, that's a thing.
There's A Blurry Thing A Billion Miles Past Pluto, And Scientists Hope To Spot Its Shadow From Earth
As the New Horizons spacecraft heads for a target a billion miles past Pluto, a Boulder astronomer joins dozens traveling to South America and Africa to spot the object from Earth.
Doug Duncan, director of Boulder's Fiske Planetarium, explains the excitement over NASA's discovery of seven rocky planets orbiting a single, relatively nearby star to Earth.
Deep under miles of nitrogen ice, an ocean of water could still flow on the dwarf planet. Photographs and data captured by the Colorado-led New Horizons spacecraft inspired the new research.
The moon will be full and closer to Earth than it’s been in nearly 70 years on Nov. 14.
The $800 million mission will pull alongside Bennu, a NASA-classified “potentially hazardous asteroid,” in 2018. The spacecraft will study the asteroid, collect a piece of it and return the sample to Earth.
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.
Cross your fingers for clear skies -- the annual Perseid meteor shower will peak later this week.
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