Dive Deep into The Great Barrier Reef

ARVE David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef is an incredible interactive journey to see how the reef developed over time, how this complex, biodiverse and fragile reef is reacting to our changing world, and what we can do to save it. This site is packed full of interactive information that allows you to venture below the waves and…

The Beauty in Space

Jupiter isn’t the only celestial object with a swirling storm. NASA astronomers have found a brown dwarf star, named W1906=40, located 53 light-years from Earth with a storm just as impressive. The star has a surface temperature of 1927°C (3500°F), a temperature cool enough for clouds and storms to form. When astronomers first looked at…

Blue Haze

NASA used software, replicating the colors of human sight, to obtain this beautiful image. Gotta love when artistry, technology and science combine…amazing. Imagine watching the sunset and not seeing a reddish-orange sky, but instead a magnificent brilliant blue. If you’re sitting on a ridge on Pluto’s surface, that’s what you would experience. It wouldn’t come…

The Rocket Whale

Doug Perrine and Brandon Cole decided to jump into the Pacific off Mexico’s Baja California peninsula to photograph marlin feeding on a massive school of sardines. With fisherman overhead and frenzied marlin below, the two men were in for more than they had bargained for when suddenly Perrine’s body is bounced off the lower extended…

World Space Week

In 1999 United Nations declared October 4th through 10th World Space Week. With more than 1,400 events in 80 countries, it has grown into the largest public space event on Earth. The highlight for World Space Week 2015 will be the deep space discovery and the enormous amount of knowledge that we have obtained over the…

The Heart of Pluto

ARVE The World that was downgraded from a planet to a dwarf planet in August 2006, it is nothing but a complex and interesting world with five moons swirling around it. Image a world that has snowfall of nitrogen and methane and spending 248 years circling the sun on a high orbital tilt creating some radical…

Landing on a Comet

The origin of the Rosetta mission goes back to May 1985 when a meeting took place by the European Space Agency that laid the ground work for “Horizon 2000”. The primary component was the crazy idea to visit a comet, collect samples, and bring them back to Earth. Originally the probe was preconceived to be…

What’s in Your Garden?

Research is starting to show that Urban gardens are becoming the oasis for honeybees and Monarch butterflies, and now you can bring another amazing insect to your garden…dragonflies. A small pond in the ground or a container, like a wooden half barrel, but “before digging a pond to attract dragonflies, consider whether you live within a…

Free Astronomy App

There is a free app designed for iPhone and iPad, Android Devices, and Windows 8.1 or newer. The app is available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Spanish.  Star Chart shows views of our Solar System that you have never seen before. It can shift forward and backward in time by up to 10,000…