Bad Astronomy

Happy Cosmic Valentine’s Day!

A bouquet of beautiful astronomical pictures for lovers of science.

Dec. 23 2013 7:30 AMThe Best Astronomy and Space Pictures of 2013Two dozen of the finest views of our Universe from the past year.
March 14 2013 1:33 PMHere’s 255,032,236 Square Kilometers of Pi Day. More or Less.
March 13 2013 1:00 PMCuriosity Rover Finds Conditions on Mars Were Once Ripe for Life
March 12 2013 3:11 PMSolar Probe Spies Comet Pan-STARRS, Mercury…and Earth!
March 11 2013 5:42 PMLife Found in a Meteorite? Spoiler: No
March 11 2013 8:00 AMStunning Time-Lapse Video of the Earth from Space
March 9 2013 8:00 AMPhotographs of Common Objects That Look Like Planets
March 7 2013 1:45 PMKansas Antiscience Bill Dies, But for the Wrong Reason
March 6 2013 3:00 PMGorgeous Satellite View of a Serious Winter Storm
March 5 2013 11:44 AMHubble Spies a Space Invader
March 4 2013 2:27 PMViral Video Showing Sun’s “Vortex” Motion Is Wildly Inaccurate
March 3 2013 12:17 PMBerth Day: SpaceX Dragon Capsule Successfully Mated to Space Station
March 2 2013 8:00 AMMount Etna Has Awoken Again, and the Astronauts on the Space Station Are ON IT
March 1 2013 7:00 AMBREAKING: SpaceX Dragon Launch Runs Into Trouble
Feb. 27 2013 1:41 PMSupermassive Black Hole Found Spinning Nearly at the Speed of Light
March 15 2013 8:00 AMAntivaxxers Take Their Dangerous Message to the Streets
March 14 2013 8:00 AMComet Pan-Starrs Is Visible to the Naked Eye (pix)
March 13 2013 8:00 AMThe Earth Is Warming Faster Now Than It Has in 11,000 Years
March 12 2013 8:00 AMA Triptych of Interviews About Saving the World from Asteroid Impacts
March 11 2013 10:53 AMAstronomers Discover Third-Closest Star System to Earth
March 10 2013 8:00 AMHubble Snaps a Photo of the Crater Tycho on the Moon
March 8 2013 8:00 AMPowerhouse Star Lights Up Its Neighborhood
March 7 2013 8:00 AMBright Comet Pan-STARRS Will Be Visible This Weekend
March 6 2013 8:00 AMAstronomers Find Evidence of Ocean Salts on Europa’s Surface.
March 5 2013 8:00 AMCassini Spacecraft Sees Venus From Over a Billion Kilometers Away
March 4 2013 8:00 AMTWIST Episode 4: Will Mars Get Whacked by a Comet in 2014? [video]
March 3 2013 8:00 AMSMBC Web Comic Reveals Astronomer's Dirty Lunar Secret
March 1 2013 4:25 PMBREAKING: After Initial Problems, SpaceX Dragon Now Looking Good On Orbit
Feb. 28 2013 7:45 AMWill A Comet Impact Mars in 2014? Actually, It Might. At Least a Little.
Feb. 27 2013 11:32 AMA Laser and a Comet Light the Southern Sky

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