Respect the birds, and respect your fellow birders

Birding, or the act of observing birds, is a good way to connect to the world around us. In a time of stagnation and...

Birding can happen anywhere, any time!

Birding, or the act of observing birds, is a good way to connect to the world around us. In a time of stagnation and...

A Field Guide for Fledgling Birders

Birding, or the act of observing birds, is a good way to connect to the world around us. In a time of stagnation and...

The Importance Of Mourning Losses (Even When They Seem Small)

When someone close to you dies — maybe a parent, a spouse or a sibling — it's a big loss. Those around you might...

The Racial Reckoning That Wasn’t

Studying the brains of fruit flies is not the kind of work that you can easily do from home. You need special microscopes and...

NASA Prepares to Stack Massive Moon Rocket’s Core Stage

By NASA June 14, 2021 Credit: NASA The fully stacked twin solid rocket boosters for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket are mated atop the mobile launcher...

NASA Selects 24 Flight-Quality Heat-Vision “Eyes” for Roman Space Telescope

A technician holds one of Roman’s detectors. Credit: NASA/Chris Gunn NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope team recently flight-certified all 24 of the detectors the...

Earliest Gigantic Black Hole Storm Ever Discovered – Supermassive Black Hole...

Artist’s impression of a galactic wind driven by a supermassive black hole located in the center of a galaxy. The intense energy emanating from...

Hubble Spots a Galactic Powerhouse

By ESA/Hubble June 13, 2021 Hubble Space Telescope image of spiral galaxy NGC 3254. Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, A. Riess et al. This image shows the spiral...

Two Gaseous Planets Around a Bright Sun-Like Star

In this artist’s rendering, two gaseous planets orbit the bright star HD 152843. These planets were discovered through the citizen science project Planet Hunters...