• Edwin Hubble
    Astronomy History

    10 Most Influential Astronomers Of All Time

    While it is almost impossible to list all the astronomers that have made valuable contributions to the science of astronomy through the ages, it becomes merely difficult to list the ten most important astronomers of [...]
  • Brown Dwarf Star
    Astronomy Lists

    10 Interesting Facts about Brown Dwarf Stars

    As a general rule, brown dwarf stars can be described as sub-stellar objects that range from between 13 and 90 Jupiter masses. Consequently, brown dwarfs are considered a missing link between gas giant planets and [...]
  • Outer Space
    Astronomy Lists

    10 Fun Facts About Outer Space

    Much of what is known about space science is hard to fully understand, even for the scientists who study the field. Fortunately, there are many more understandable, and cooler facts about space that we can [...]
  • Few star size comparisons
    Astronomy Lists

    10 Most Extreme Stars in the Universe

    Our Sun is often described as an “average yellow dwarf star”, but the truth of the matter is that there are no average stars. Stellar bodies come in a bewildering variety of masses, luminosities, radii, [...]
  • Photo of Black Ceramic Male Profile Statue of Shakespeare
    Astronomy Lists

    Shakespearean Quotes About The Moon

    From the balcony scene in “Romeo and Juliet” to the mystical forests of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the moon is a recurring motif in Shakespeare’s poetry and plays. Often used symbolically to represent various themes [...]
  • Night Sky 7
    Astronomy Lists

    Top 7 Night Sky Objects For Stargazing

    What are the easiest deep sky objects to see? Here is a list of 7 night sky objects that are great for beginners, and which have delighted stargazers for centuries. On account of their size, [...]
  • night time stars
    Astronomy Lists

    Top 10 Facts About The Stars

    Twinkle, twinkle little star…I think I know what you are! However, there remains much to be learned about stars, and how they live and die. Until such time that we know it all, here are [...]
  • Cocoon Nebula
    Astronomy Lists

    Nebulae Named After Insects

    Nebulae are also amongst the biggest structures in the universe. They can be more than hundreds of light-years across, with their diffuse clouds of gas forming into imaginative and colorful shapes, allowing astronomers to let [...]