“I counted everything. I counted the steps to the road, the steps up to church, the number of dishes and silverware I washed … anything that could be counted, I did.” From a very young age, Katherine Johnson had a … Continued
Around 600 light-years away, in the constellation of Scorpius, a serpentine region of smoke have been imaged, illuminated by the light of newly formed stars. Known as Lupus 3, the cloud of smoke is in fact a dark nebula. These … Continued
An international team of astronomers led by the University of Göttingen witnessed a star in the globular cluster NGC 3201 acting “curious.” Boomeranged forwards and back, the star reached speeds of several hundred thousand kilometres per hour, with the pattern … Continued
Venus is the second planet from the Sun and orbits it every 224 Earth days. It rotates the opposite way to the other planets. The second brightest natural object in our night sky, it is bright enough to be visible … Continued
The Apollo Program The trailblazing NASA missions that took us to the Moon In the late 1950s, the US and the Soviet Union were racing to reach a major milestone in spaceflight: put humans on the Moon then return them … Continued
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