Kids

The Oort Cloud

- 14 October 2017

Have you ever seen a comet? Where did it come from? Why can’t we see thousands of comets passing thru the night sky? Read on to learn more about the Oort Cloud.

The Pleiades Star Cluster

- 7 October 2017

Looking into the night sky we often look for constellations. Did you know that there appears a star cluster that shines bright like diamonds in the sky? Read on to learn more about the Pleiades star cluster.

Herschel and the Milky Way

- 30 September 2017

During the late 18th century siblings Caroline and Sir William Herschel made fascinating discoveries. Their work mapping the Milky Way Galaxy helped advance astronomy. Read on to learn more about their amazing discoveries.

Diamonds on Neptune

- 26 August 2017

Have you ever experienced a hailstorm? Pebbles of ice loudly hitting the roof of your home or car can seem very unusual. What would you think if instead of ice, diamonds fell from the sky? It may be possible on Neptune. Read on to find out how.

Make A Wish Upon This Small Star

- 5 August 2017

Imagine standing very far back from a lighthouse and trying to see a single candle burning in the window. It would be very hard to see right? While looking for planets astronomers discovered something very small. Read on to discover what they found.