You're safe -- the asteroid known as 2000 EM26 did not hit Earth Monday night. Scientists predicted it wouldn't. But by interstellar standards, this block of rock the length of three football fields was on our front porch. As our cover story "Space Invader" explains this week, these so-called near- ... More >>
Ever since Curiosity survived the seven minutes of terror and landed on Mars last Sunday, we continue to be fascinated by the rover's pictures. Last week the device, which looks like it could be Wall-E's cousin, took a cool black and white panoramic shot of the red planet. The environment kind of lo ... More >>
The Cure is a difficult band to cover. Purists will balk at anyone that can't sing like Robert Smith, but playing Cure songs with your own style is usually a bad idea (just look at what 311 did to "Love Song"). "There's no reason to tweak a Cure song. You can accent maybe, but there's no ... More >>
Melissa FossumTotal eclipse...of the moon.This weekend's lunar eclipses was exciting, especially if you were able to catch that elusive red moon. If you were among those who got up early or stayed up late (it was a nice break after writing my X review) to check out the lunar eclipse early S ... More >>
www.facebook.com/pages/Fate-of-the-GalaxiesFate of the GalaxiesThe dreamy, danceable, synth-heavy music of Fate of the Galaxies sounds more like something that would come out of early-to-mid '80s England (The Cure, Joy Division) than downtown Phoenix. But that's where the trio that makes up Fate ... More >>
Take some steps under the night sky
You know you wanna go. Resistance is futile.
The good news? Its too cold for creepy-crawlers.
It's a groundbreaking moment in the search for other planets and possibly other life in the universe.
Starlab Indoor Planetarium
The Astrology Store
ASU displays rare works
Saguaro Astronomy Club hosts star-studded affair
Desert Stages dons Dreamcoat
Boyhood passions and local music luminaries collide in Robin Wilson's new concept album-cum-animated series
Robin Wilson and the Gas Giants have a phantom hit
Nebula conjures up memories of loud Les Pauls, long hair and weed
Why sales of pressurized laughing gas are sky high in Arizona
Arizona asteroid hunters were poised to save the Earth from Armageddon. Then a secret Air Force project took over.
All climax, no plot Armageddon deserves to be sent back to the meteor showers
Deep Impact is a feel-good disaster movie
The "Phoenix Lights" made Frances Emma Barwood the darling of the global space-alien lobby. And it'stransformed computer geek Jim Dilettoso into a star in the UFO firmament.
Hollywood aims its cameras at the Fourth Rock From the Sun
When Jim Stevens' chance for astronomic fame came along, he spaced out. Instead, Tom Bopp looked through Stevens' homemade telescope and discovered the comet of the century.
FOES OF THE MOUNT GRAHAM OBSERVATORY CELEBRATE A KEY VICTORY.
UOFA TELESCOPES PRODUCE STANGE PROTESTS AND WEIRED OFFICIAL REACTIONS