Scientific ‘Red Flag’ Reveals New Clues About Our Galaxy Figuring out how much energy permeates the center of the Milky Way — a discovery reported in the July 3 edition of the journal Science Advances — could yield new clues to the fundamental source of our galaxy’s power, said L. Matthew Haffner of Embry-Riddle […]

The July 4th Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Ends a Rare Triple Eclipse Season Up for a curious observing challenge? Saturday night into Sunday morning July 4th/5th offers up the final eclipse of the season, with a barely there, penumbral lunar eclipse. The current eclipse season is actually bracketed by two penumbrals, the first […]

The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) is a radio telescope located in southwest China. It consists of a fixed 500 m (1,600 ft) diameter dish constructed in a natural depression in the landscape. It is the world’s largest filled-aperture radio telescope. The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) is […]