Category: Magazine


The nature of dark matter remains one of the most important unresolved issues in astrophysics. This mysterious and unseen substance comprises almost 80% of matter

Punching Past Light Pollution, Part 2

Last month I used the Great Orion Nebula, M42, to illustrate that it’s possible to access the brightest Deep Sky objects from the city by

Europa—A World Worth Exploring

Europa is one of the most interesting objects in the solar system. It is a promising place to search for life elsewhere in the solar

Exploring our Origins

13.8 billion years ago, our universe went through a very brief and very intense moment of expansion emerging from a singularity – a point of