Celestial audio tours from Celestron are part of the latest Google Sky update.
Stargazing's neglected cousin will be celebrated at a historical locale.
A site for streaming TV shows has an astronomical bonus. Plus, a couple of other things.
It's nearly as far away as Neptune, but the frozen gas in the Great Comet of 1997 is still melting.
Infrared observations reveal a star with a protoplanetary disk infused with helpful organic compounds.
Google's interactive sky map has been released in Web-browser form.
A well-known astronomical tool has a new name, but everything else is the same.
A new contender in astronomical software is coming from the other giant software company in the universe.
What's that on my iPod?
British astronomers won't have to do without the services of Gemini Observatory. Future funding issues nevertheless remain.
The US space agency wants to give its soon-to-be-launched gamma-ray observatory a new name, and it has opened the floor for nominations. Do you have the perfect moniker for the next Great Observatory?
Largest Optical Telescopes of Today & Tomorrow Name and location Primary-mirror aperture (meters) European Extremely Large Telescope (proposed) 42 Thirty Meter Telescope (proposed) 30 Giant Magellan Telescope (proposed) Cerro Las Campanas, Chile 24.5 Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) La Palma, Canary Islands 10.4 Keck Telescopes Mauna Kea, Hawaii 10.0 (×2) Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) Sutherland,…
Adaptive-optics systems aim to improve the resolution of astronomical observations by compensating for the effects of air turbulence.
We made some tweaks to our website.
Web star maps based on Google Maps are on their way.
Is teleportation possible? Sort of. But it's still fun to think about.
David Dunlap Observatory, north of Toronto, has many supporters that don't want to see it go.
Google's interactive star map has a bunch of new features.
SETI@home is gearing up for a fresh influx of data.
As 2007 fades into history, we look back at some of the major stories SkyandTelescope.com covered over the past year.
A rock ballad from the 1970s now has a cosmic twist.
Earth's beautiful and historical places serve as foregrounds for the starry sky.
Finally, a live webcast of the solstice sunrise.
Improve your mind with some science-related audio.
Visiting where I worked 20 years ago reveals a changed place.