Deep Space Bulletin
A compendium of astronomy news articles:
March 3, 2010
How to Detox from Pluto's Devastating Demotion
Astronomer Bill's tongue-in-cheek essay offering advice to Pluto's planetary advocates on how to recover from its demotion and adjust to an 8 planet existence
September 10, 2008
The Hadron Collider: The End of Life as We Know It?
The Large Hadron Collider will not bring the end Life as we know it - but there are some other things that might
October 30, 2007
Halloween Comet is a new star in the sky!
Comet Holmes, discovered in 1892, has brightened so remarkably that for a little while the constellation Perseus appears to have a new star.
September 7, 2007
Google Sky brings the universe to a computer near you
Google Earth just expanded to include detailed imagery and information of the known universe. Now anyone can explore space from their own computer.
August 24, 2007
Rings of Uranus Seen Edge On
Astronomers are getting an unprecedented,glare-free view of the rings of Uranus as it swings edge-on to Earth - a short-lived view we get only once every 42 years.
May 16, 2007
Astronomer Reports New Evidence of Dark Matter
Images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope indicate that
vast amounts of the mysterious material reside in the universe.
A planet similar to Earth orbits a dim red star known as Gliese 581.
May 10, 2007
Jupiter Up Close and Personal
On the way to Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft has provided astronomers a close-up look at Jupiter and its moons.
April 25, 2007
Earth like planet discovered 20 light years away!
A planet similar to Earth orbits a dim red star known as Gliese 581. Astronomers say the planet is composed of rock and water.
August 26, 2006
Pluto is pink-slipped!
What would it's discoverer Clyde Tombaugh have to say?
An article and commentary by Astronomer Bill Georgevich.