Here's Why Zodiac Constellations are Still Used in Astronomy
Constellations in the zodiac don’t determine our personalities or fate, but they do play an important role in astronomy.
The Milky Way: Dark Constellations, A Black Hole & Our Galaxy
The Milky Way is an iconic feature of the night sky. In this episode, we’ll help you spot the center of the galaxy and well-known nebulae in the Milky Way. And we’ll explain how galactic archaeologists like Dreia Carrillo figure out what the Milky Way is actually made of.
How Space-Time Works When You Look At The Stars
We're used to looking at everything around us unfolding in real time. But when we look at the stars, we’re actually looking at the past. We aren’t seeing the stars, or really anything in the universe, as they currently are. We’re seeing things as they were.
What The Color Of A Star Reveals About Its Composition
People have noticed this range of colors in the stars throughout history and it’s actually a pretty good indicator of a star’s temperature, chemical composition and life stage. In this episode, we explore why stars sometimes change color and how to spot an incredible binary system with differently colored stars right from your backyard.