A Source of Light Science: Inventive JHU physicist Bill Fastie gave our world a different way of looking at others. And now, as retirement nears, he looks back at his own.
Moon set for complete celestial encore tomorrow Total eclipse will be Md.'s last until 2000
Astronomers eye life after Hubble Science: Researchers hope the space telescope of the future will shed light on the origins of the universe.
Scientists say Hubble lets them watch a galaxy being formed 11 billion light-years away, star clusters gather
What's the use of an imperfect child?
Casualty of War Controversy: Martin Harwit is unapologetic about his role in the firestorm that brewed last year over the Smithsonian Institution's planned exhibit on the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Getting the scoop on science Credibility: Founded by Thomas A. Edison, the magazine Science has been called the world's most prestigious scientific journal. Its most recent scoop was an article about life on Mars.
Green microbes on the red planet? NASA find: Possible fossil on meteorite cannot affect space probes for years.
ONCE IN A BLUE MOON Heavens: Every 2 1/2 to three years, a rare lunar event occurs -- a second full moon in a month's time. Gaze skyward tonight and see for yourself.
Planet is found circling star 8 light years from Earth Solar system is closest to ours, shows similarities
Hubble 'movie' debut is a hit Scientists astonished by Crab Nebula's rapid movement
Galileo probe finds deep winds on Jupiter Lack of water puzzles scientists meeting in Baltimore
Polar hero Byrd on thin ice? Doubter: Dennis Rawlins' report that explorer Richard Byrd did not fly over the North Pole has put the Baltimore scholar in the middle of controversy.
Universe's age, give or take 2 billion years 2 Hubble teams discuss findings at Baltimore meeting
A Comet Tale: Warily Watching
'Right stuff' old stuff to him 'I love space': A 29-year astronaut, Dr. Story Musgrave at 61 will be the oldest human to fly in space when Columbia takes off in November.
Scientists seek source of comet's X-rays Powerful emissions were not expected
Up next for stargazers: anticipating a lunar eclipse Moon's show arrives on tail of comet's glowing reviews
A light seen once in 10,000 years Comet Hyakutake: More than 300 people turned out over the weekend at the Maryland Space Grant Observatory to get a peek at the interplanetary visitor
Weekend likely to be prime time for viewing large, fuzzy Hyakutake Stargazers have sighted comet with naked eye
A vivid stardust memory, or flash in the panhandle? Wary scientists see brighter prospects for Comet Hyakutake
Pluto's best portrait yet comes from Hubble images Space telescope's photos show unexpected contrasts
Radio astronomers still hope to hear calls from space Scientists at meeting in Baltimore discuss search for other life
WIMPs and MACHOs: 'the most important science in years'
Physicist purports to show that science supports Bible
Hopkins scientists find new black hole Discovery in galaxy 100 million light years away is 3rd recorded
Galileo to probe Jupiter's secrets Close look: Although astronomers have been peering at Jupiter for centuries, they've never had the opportunity NASA scientists will have next week -- a chance to see beneath the planet's colorful, banded clouds.
Hopkins-Caltech team says it has found brown dwarf Proof of existence of the starlike objects has eluded astronomers
Volunteers keep an ear on skies Listening for aliens: With the government getting out of the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life, civilian astronomy and amateur radio buffs are organizing to pick up the torch.
Closings drain emotions, wallets of Marylanders Furloughed workers stew over politicians, lost day of work, added worries; THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN
Hubble snaps photo of 'hatching' stars From EGGs: Scientists say a photo seems to confirm how clouds of multitrillion-mile-long clouds of hydrogen act as "hatcheries" for stars born from EGGs, or "evaporating gaseous globules."
S. Chandrasekhar, Nobel Prize laureate
Orbital wins contract to build satellite
Hubble in space -- important as Copernicus?
TV's Science Guy draws an eager crowd of all ages A FORCE OF NATURE
Hubble astronomers may have found new moons around Saturn
Scientists say there's nothing to be saved by closing Goddard space center
Astronomy festival will explore heavens this weekend at College Park
Leftovers from the Big Bang
Hubble detects comet 'reservoir' beyond Neptune
Hints of massive space collisions AMERICAN ASTRONOMERS MEETING
First 'brown dwarf' star discovered AMERICAN ASTRONOMERS MEETING
Astronomers find helium left from birth of universe
Ulysses Kay, 78, a prolific classical composer...
Comet impact suggests big Jupiter water supply
Brown dwarf stars make up invisible 'dark matter,' astronomers say
First owner built observatory in house's rooftop A HEAVENLY HOME
New Signs for New Times
Bad landing weather gets shuttle extra day in space
Marylanders' Stellar Achievement