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Solar eclipse to be streamed live for first time, from balloons

The eclipse shadow was expected to move at 2,000 miles per hour in Oregon and slow down to 1,500 miles per hour in South Carolina.

21 Aug 2017 8:25 AM

Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

The Earth, moon and sun line up perfectly every one to three years, briefly turning day into night for a sliver of the planet.

21 Aug 2017 8:02 AM

How to watch solar eclipse on tv, online

If you can't witness the total solar eclipse in person, you can still see it online or via TV.

20 Aug 2017 9:12 AM

Schools in eclipse's path seize on ready-made science lesson

The activities will include kindergartners using beads that react to ultraviolet light from the sun.

20 Aug 2017 8:11 AM

Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse

There should be absolutely no peeking without glasses or certified filters.

20 Aug 2017 8:03 AM


What's a total solar eclipse and why this one is so unusual

The last time a total solar eclipse swept the whole width of the US was in 1918.

19 Aug 2017 8:46 AM

Chasing eclipses across the globe is a way of life for some

There's a small group of people who have experienced it all before and they can't get enough of it.

18 Aug 2017 9:23 AM

Facts about the US solar eclipse on August 21

This is the first eclipse to pass over the United States in the 21st century.

18 Aug 2017 8:39 AM

SpaceX to transport super-computer to space for deep-space missions

The super-computer will direct astronauts on future deep-space missions.

14 Aug 2017 7:54 AM

Rains, overcast sky mar lunar eclipse viewing in capital

The penumbral part of the lunar eclipse, which is difficult to discern, began at 9:20 pm.

08 Aug 2017 7:42 AM


First exomoon may have been discovered

A second, smaller dip that appears ahead of or behind the planet could reveal a moon.

28 Jul 2017 9:09 PM

Moon may have water trapped under its surface: study

The Moon may have huge reservoirs of water trapped under the surface in the form of volcanic 'glass beads'.

27 Jul 2017 8:58 AM

Moon could be wetter than thought, say scientists

The Moon, long thought to be a dry, inhospitable orb, hosts surprisingly large sub-surface water reserves.

25 Jul 2017 7:47 AM

Neil Armstrong's moon bag sells for $1.8mn in New York

The bag fell short of Sotheby's pre-sale estimate of $2-4 million.

21 Jul 2017 8:23 AM

Moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong to be sold at auction

The lunar dust that Armstrong also collected are zipped up in a small bag and are worth an estimated $2 million to $4 million.

13 Jul 2017 7:15 PM


Neil Armstrong’s moon dust collection to be auctioned

Dust and tiny rocks that famed astronaut collected are worth an estimated $2million to $4million.

13 Jul 2017 1:21 PM

Lunar robots put to the test on Europe's most active volcano

A robot wheels across a rocky, windswept landscape that looks like the surface of some distant planet from a science fiction film.

05 Jul 2017 7:54 AM

Japan reveals plans to put a man on moon by 2030

This is the first time the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has said it aims to send an astronaut beyond the International Space Station.

30 Jun 2017 4:16 PM

China plans to send mini-ecosystems to Moon

China is planning to send mini-ecosystems - containing potato seeds and silkworm eggs - to the Moon next year.

19 Jun 2017 7:52 AM

NASA's Moon orbiter camera survived meteoroid hit

The camera captures moderate resolution images using filters to provide information about the properties and colour of the lunar surface.

27 May 2017 3:29 PM