| Jun 2, 2013
| 12:56 AM
Zombies. Giant super-storms. Runaway climate change. Alien invasions. Sneak attacks by invading enemy nations.
Thrilling stuff of end-of-life-as-we-know-it science fiction books and movies.
But as recent news coverage reminds us — Superstorm...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:30 AM
The same pathway that has put many in the seat of a new car — the lease — is taking off as a financial vehicle for homeowners who don't have tens of thousands of dollars sitting around to buy a rooftop solar-panel system outright.
| May 24, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Looks can be deceiving, especially when it comes to nebulae.
From here on Earth, the well-studied Ring Nebula looks like a fiery, slightly misshapen ring with fuzzy edges and a hole in its center.
But using data collected from the Hubble Telescope,...
| May 25, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Today's Birthday (05/25/13). The Full Moon lunar eclipse in Sagittarius today could prompt new, lasting partnerships that flower for six months. Rely on the power of love and listen. Imagine perfection. Schedule and budget for success. Balance new work...
| May 13, 2013
| 1:38 PM
The sun erupted for the second time in less than 24 hours Monday morning, releasing the most powerful solar flare so far of 2013.
Monday's solar flare, which peaked at 9 a.m. Pacific time, came just 14 hours after the second largest solar flare of 2013,...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:56 PM
The sun put on another fireworks display Monday evening, releasing a dramatic flash of ultraviolet radiation and sending solar matter hurtling through space.
It was the third major solar flare in 24 hours and the most powerful of 2013. The solar flare...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:03 AM
There she goes again!
The same region of the sun that brought you three powerful solar flares in a 24-hour span from Sunday night to Monday evening let loose Tuesday night with another explosive flash of ultraviolet radiation and sent tons of its own...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:47 PM
They traveled more than 200 miles from the San Gabriel Valley to reach one of the darkest corners in Southern California.
Three hours before sunset on Saturday, half a dozen amateur astronomers unloaded high-powered telescopes onto a concrete platform...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Here's a new mystery for space observers: Astronomers have recently discovered a series of hydrogen clouds floating in a starless stretch of space between the Andromeda and Triangulum galaxies.
The clouds are enormous, or relatively small, depending...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:53 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An astronomer says his calculations about the exact position of a full moon one night in 1863 would help explain how Confederate Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was felled by friendly fire in the Civil War.
| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Giant wispy clouds of gas and space dust rise to heights of 5-light years "tall" in this new image of the Horsehead Nebula that comes to us courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope.
The Horsehead Nebula is 1,300 light years away from Earth in the...