April 10, 2019, will be a historic date in the history of science as it was the day humanity saw the first ever image of a supermassive black hole. You can appreciate today’s EHT image even more after viewing two videos and seeing what the parent galaxy, M-87, looks like.
It has been almost eight years since the last flight of the space shuttle program took place but new projects by NASA, SpaceX, Boeing and SpaceIL could signal the dawn of a new Space Age.
Want to see the stars? Shenandoah National Park is packed with events, especially for folks headed to the park for the Night Sky Festival.
NASA held a media teleconference Tuesday to discuss the status of the long-awaited James Webb Space Telescope. Its launch, which was slated for 2018 and then 2019, has been pushed back again for tentatively 2020.
Stealing the show for the first sunset of 2018 is the rising full wolf supermoon, which occurs at about 5 p.m. Monday. See photos.
This year’s biggest astronomical and space exploration accomplishment of the year is the merger of two neutron stars, says WTOP’s Greg Redfern.
A rocket launch Sunday could be seen in the area, NASA gets as close to the sun as it has ever been and the 2017 astronaut class was selected. WTOP’s Greg Redfern gives an update of what is happening in the cosmos.
When this current batch of wild weather dissipates, we’ll have clear skies and wonderful sights awaiting us.
WASHINGTON — Last week, we were captivated by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto and its complex system of moons. Finally, the last of the nine classic planets had been explored, and…
WASHINGTON — Wow! They — Scott Kelly, Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka — are in orbit after a flawless launch from night time Russia at 3:42 p.m. EDT, March 27, 2015. My heart rate always goes up…
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.