Spectacular Venus-Jupiter conjunction on 30 June

Tonight – June 30, 2015 – and tomorrow night, look for the sky’s brightest and second-brightest planets to stage their closest conjunction until August, 2016. Venus and Jupiter will be less than one-half degree apart. That’s less than the moon’s diameter on our sky’s dome . Venus is currently about to pass between the sun … Continue reading Spectacular Venus-Jupiter conjunction on 30 June

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Is Universe really Accelerating?

Said by Brian Koberlein Recently I’ve been asked about reports of new research showing the universe isn’t accelerating. If true, it would mean that dark energy doesn’t exist, which would be a good way to solve the mystery. While there is the occasional headline making such a claim, there isn’t a great deal of evidence … Continue reading Is Universe really Accelerating?