Orionid Meteor Shower Top Viewing Expected Wednesday, Thursday NightsThose who turn their eyes skywards over the coming nights will be looking in hopes of getting a glimpse of the Orionid meteor shower, as skies in the Los Angeles area forecast to be mostly clear.
'Super Blood Moon' Makes First Appearance In 33 YearsA rare astronomical phenomenon called a super blood moon dawned the sky Sunday night.
Angelenos Escape To Rural Areas To Get Stellar View Of Perseid Meteor ShowerAs Southern California enters into the prime of the astronomical viewing event of the year, Los Angeles residents are looking to get away from the city to get a front-row view.
Astronomers Discover Rewarding Job Prospects In L.A.Dr. Mike Shaw says California Lutheran University equips its physics majors with what they need in order to secure future employment in the natural science disciplines of astronomy and astrophysics.
JPL: NASA's Kepler Telescope Spots 237 Confirmed 'Exo-Planets' Showing Similarities To EarthOne of NASA's orbiting telescopes, tasked with identifying planets similar to Earth outside the Milky Way, is reporting promising results.
Hawthorne's SpaceX To Make First Commercial Cargo Run To International Space StationNASA has selected Southern California’s SpaceX to launch the first commercial cargo run to the International Space Station.
Scientists Discover 18 New PlanetsEighteen planets have been uncovered in distant solar systems, according to Caltech scientists writing in a scientific journal Saturday. Each of the planets is said to be the size of Jupiter.
Astronomers Discover Ice On Second AsteroidAstronomers have discovered water in the form of ice on a second asteroid, suggesting the life-essential ingredient is more common than believed.