In August of 2007 astronomers located a gigantic hole in the universe. This empty space, stretching nearly a billion light-years across, is devoid of any matter. A radical and controversial theory proposes that it is a "Universe-in-mass Black hole"
An incredibly stunning solar flare erupted from the sun's surface throwing charged particles and searing plasma millions of miles out into space. The blast was not directed at the earth and it is unlikely to hit any of the planets in our solar system.
Funny pictures about International Space Station silhouetted against the moon. Oh, and cool pics about International Space Station silhouetted against the moon. Also, International Space Station silhouetted against the moon photos.
Scale of planets and stars - excellent video to share as an introduction for an astronomy unit. After watching this video it can lead to a planet walk to see the actual scale of how far apart the planets are.