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Picturing The Crab Nebula

    Picturing The Crab Nebula By Judith E Braffman-Miller In 1054, Chinese astronomers stared up at the night sky in wonder, as they observed a new and mysterious object dancing in the Universe. This strange celestial object, that heralded the explosive “death” of a massive star, told the sad tale of how once there was a star that is…

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The Mystery Of Neptune’s Shrinking, Smelly, And Disappearing Storm

    The Mystery Of Neptune’s Shrinking, Smelly, And Disappearing Storm By Judith E Braffman-Miller Banded and blue, big beautiful Neptune skirts the outer region of our Solar System, where it dwells as the smallest of the quartet of known gaseous giant planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and itself. Here, in the dimly lit frigid outskirts of our Sun’s region of…

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