Touching new U.S. stamp changes view of eclipse

/ Apr 28, 2017

Touching new U.S. stamp changes view of eclipse

The U.S. Postal Service is going all out for this summer’s total solar eclipse, with a first-of-its kind stamp. Just touch the stamp with your finger, and the heat transforms the image of the blacked-out sun into the moon. Remove your finger, and the ...

/ Apr 15, 2017

Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth on Wednesday

An asteroid as big as the Rock of Gibraltar will streak past Earth on Wednesday at an uncomfortably close distance. “Although there is no possibility for the asteroid to collide with our planet, this will be a very close approach for an asteroid this ...

/ Mar 22, 2017

Scientists seek to reinstate Pluto to planet status

A team of scientists seeking to restore Pluto to planethood launched a campaign on Tuesday to broaden the astronomical classifications which led to its demotion to a “dwarf planet” a decade ago. Six scientists from institutions across the United States argued that Pluto deserves ...