Nice Weather, Plus Some Exciting Astronomical EventsNot much detail to go into here, because it's yet another stunning summer weekend in the Delaware Valley!
Astronomers Announce Discovery of New 'Dwarf' Planet at Edge of Solar System It's official designation is 2012 VP113. The "VP" in the name inspired its nickname: Biden.
Meteor Shower Expected To Peak Overnight On Dec. 13-14Despite the amount of moonlight present in the sky tonight, those who’d like to watch the shower and can find a spot away from city lights can expect to see up to 50 or more meteors per hour.
Solar Walk AppThe Solar Walk app lets you learn all about the sky above us, with over 375 images and eight videos.
NASA Visualization ExplorerOdds are you won't get to explore the stars yourself – or even have access to all of NASA's tools. The Visualization Explorer app is the next best thing.
Area Astronomers Hoping For Clear Skies For Rare Venus Event TonightDr. Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy at Widener University, says scientists have been interested in transits of Venus for centuries.
The Night Sky AppStargazing goes high tech with the Night Sky app - an educational app that makes astronomy accessible to pretty much anyone.
The Second Annual Philadelphia Science Festival Opens Science is in everything we do, and Director Gerri Trooskin says the point of this festival is to show just how much fun science can be.
Study Shows Students Who Major In Astronomy Have Zero UnemploymentIf you have a college age student with an undeclared major, you may want to steer them into astronomy.
Several Philadelphia Observatories Open For Night Of Star GazingThe Franklin Institute's observatory is just one of a few places where you can take in the view Thursday night.