SETI Institute 17.02.2018 15:15

Hubble's Window into the Cosmic Past

This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the galaxy cluster PLCK G004.5-19.5. It …

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SETI Institute 10.02.2018 15:15

Startrails seen from Paranal Observatory

Night at Paranal Observatory, on top of the Cerro Paranal, Chile. Long-exposure photography allows…

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SETI Institute 01.02.2018 15:15

Super Blue Blood Moon 2018

Astrophotographer James Jordan captured this view of the Super Blue Blood Moon at totality from Oakland, Califor…

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SETI Institute 07.02.2018 22:59

Elon Musk has put a Tesla roadster on one of his rockets and sent it off into space. Should we be worried about private enterprises sending cars/thing…

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SETI Institute 02.02.2018 15:15

Obscured Sirius reveals Gaia 1 cluster

Dazzling stars like Sirius are both a blessing and a curse for astronomers. Their bright appearance …

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SETI Institute 03.02.2018 18:01

One of the defining moments in planetary astronomy in 2017 is that this is the year we discovered the first astronomical object to enter the Solar Sys…

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SETI Institute 15.02.2018 15:15

Diamond ring

Glimmering with colour and light against a pitch-black sky, this ring was seen during the eclipse that took place on 21 August…

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SETI Institute 09.02.2018 15:15

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft recently turned its telescopic camera toward a field of stars, snapped an image – and made history.

The rout…

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SETI Institute 05.02.2018 15:15

APOD: 2018 February 5 - NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula Expanding

Image Credit: Göran Nilsson & The Liverpool Telescope

It's…

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SETI Institute 03.02.2018 15:15

Hubble’s Majestic Spiral in Pegasus

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows a spiral galaxy known as NGC 7331. First spotted by th…

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SETI Institute 19.02.2018 15:15

APOD: 2018 February 18 - LL Ori and the Orion Nebula

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team

Stars can make waves …

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SETI Institute 29.01.2018 15:15

Jupiter's Great Red Spot - July 8 1979

Processed using low resolution (wide angle) orange, green, and blue filtered images overlaying h…

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SETI Institute 09.02.2018 21:29

The surface of Venus is a hellish place. Suffocated by a thick atmosphere, pressure on the Venusian surface is 92 times greater than on the surface of…

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SETI Institute 20.02.2018 15:15

Saturn’s B ring peaks

These fluffy peaks are among the tallest seen in Saturn’s main rings, towering as high as 2.5 km above the plane of t…

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SETI Institute 30.01.2018 21:29

If you live in North America, Alaska, or Hawaii, the eclipse will be visible before sunrise on Jan. 31. For those in the Middle East, Asia, eastern Ru…

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SETI Institute 29.01.2018 18:01

Big Picture Science Radio Show: Skeptic Check - New UFO Evidence

It was a shocker of a story, splashed across the New York Times front page…

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SETI Institute 10.02.2018 21:29

“We searched for signals that are narrow (< 10 Hz) in the frequency domain,” said Jean-Luc Margot, the Chair of the UCLA Department of Earth, Plane…

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SETI Institute 16.02.2018 15:15

Jupiter's Swirling Cloud Formations

See swirling cloud formations in the northern area of Jupiter's north temperate belt in this ne…

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SETI Institute 08.02.2018 22:00

REMINDER: Should we be worried about private enterprises sending cars/things to Mars without adequate sterilization? Can Earth-bugs survive the long j…

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SETI Institute 09.02.2018 18:01

The Tesla Roadster that rode SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket into space Tuesday afternoon seems poised to overshoot its mark, with company CEO Elon M…

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SETI Institute 17.02.2018 21:29

Roughly half a century ago, Cornell astronomer Frank Drake conducted Project Ozma, the first systematic SETI survey at the National Radio Astronomy Ob…

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SETI Institute 31.01.2018 18:02

The Unistellar team recently traveled to the Rift Valley in Kenya to participate in a unique and exciting outreach event with a new initiative called …

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SETI Institute 12.02.2018 15:15

APOD: 2018 February 12 - Blue Comet Meets Blue Stars

Credit & Copyright: Tom Masterson (Transient Astronomer)

What's tha…

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SETI Institute 14.02.2018 15:15

A Song of Ice and Light

Saturn’s moon Enceladus drifts before the rings and the tiny moon Pandora in this view that NASA’s Cassini spacecra…

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SETI Institute 30.01.2018 15:15

APOD: 2018 January 30 - Venus at Night in Infrared from Akatsuki

Image Credit: JAXA, ISAS, DARTS; Processing & Copyright: Damia Bouic…

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SETI Institute 08.02.2018 18:01

In 1992, Sen. Richard Bryan (D–Nev.) introduced a last-minute amendment that ended funding for Project HRMS, the last major Search for Extraterrestria…

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SETI Institute 14.02.2018 18:01

When astronomers from Queen's University Belfast in Northern Ireland observed the changes in the object's brightness, they found that it is no…

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SETI Institute 10.02.2018 18:01

"It has been a long time since we have visited the procedure for extraterrestrial life announcements," said NASA's Michael Meyer, progra…

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SETI Institute 17.02.2018 18:01

Stories this past month include:

The Fate of Starman and SpaceX's Falcon Heavy
Martian Clay and Early Climate
Protocols for t…

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SETI Institute 19.02.2018 18:01

Big Picture Science Radio Show - Quantum: Why We Want 'Em (ENCORE)

Today, everything from cell phones to LED lighting depends on the we…

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