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22nd Nov, 2017
Are you looking for a cool gift this year for the astronomy enthusiast in your life? Check out our suggestions.
7th Apr, 2017
Want to submit a story for Space Fan News? Here are the guidelines to follow.
24th Jan, 2017
"How do I get a job in astronomy?" is probably the most asked question I get. Here's some advice for those considering a career in astronomy, and it's not all about getting a PhD.
11th Feb, 2012
The solar system is actually a pretty scary place. Right now, NASA is tracking almost 15,000 near Earth objects that include both asteroids and comets, and there are an unknown number of these object...
6th Aug, 2011
Buying a telescope can be very daunting if you've never used one before. Read this article before getting out your wallet.
31st Dec, 2006
What do you do when you can’t do the thing you want most in life? And I don’t mean “can’t” in a I-have-other-things-to-do kind of way. I mean can’t do it even though it’s the only thing ...
13th Nov, 2006
New to amateur astronomy? Want to get involved? Want to buy your first telescope? Here are some things I wish I knew when I was starting out.
1st Nov, 2006
If you're in the market for a telescope, I want to make sure you have the best possible experience with it under the stars. I always ask prospective buyers this question before going any further.
25th Oct, 2006
Will Apophis hit us in 2036? That depends on its trajectory as it passes overhead in 2029!
25th Oct, 2006
Here is some stuff I think every person should think about before buying their very first telescope.
20th Sep, 2006
It's not as easy to destroy the Earth as you might think; evil geniuses everywhere have been trying for years. The problem lies with the fact that the Earth is pretty big (at least compared t...
6th Sep, 2006
Probably more than any other image I've ever seen, the Hubble Deep Field has profoundly changed my perspective on the universe and our place in it. When I first saw the image, and then learned how it...