April 16th, 2014
Waning Gibbous Moon
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All News

Duke Johnson

Oh, What a Night! Part 1

Our last day in Yellowknife was more of the same (cold and not enough time for everything) with the added complication of finding another place to stay for a few hours,

Seth Jarvis

When Planetariums Save Lives

Exactly 50 years ago today, the education an astronaut received in a planetarium saved his life.

Seth Jarvis

The Art and Science of Colliding Galaxies

In several billion years the galaxy we live in, the Milky Way Galaxy, will collide with our nearest neighboring galaxy, the Andromeda Galaxy. 

Rob Morris

Brightest Gamma Ray Burst

“Breaking News!  The brightest Gamma-Ray Burst ever recorded occurred at 1:47 am Mountain Time on April 27th. 

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” May 4 – Saturn at its Best!

Saturn, one of the most majestic planets of our solar system, is at its closest to Earth this month.

Carl Malaret

Astronomy Day 2013

It’s that time of year again! Professional and amateur astronomers from across the nation will gather to celebrate Astronomy Day on Saturday, April 20, 2013.

Duke Johnson

In Search of Northern Lights – Two Nights To Go

As I write this, it’s been 50 to 60 degrees F for about a week and I must say that’s nice!

Mike Murray

“Ten Years of Space Exploration” Sat April 6

In place of my usual “Gateway to the Stars” show, this Saturday will feature a special presentation to help celebrate the Clark Planetarium’s 10th anniversary.

Robert Bigelow

Found: An Ancient Habitable Environment on Mars

From previous Mars missions, we’ve learned that Martian rocks and soil contain minerals that form in liquid water.

Duke Johnson

In Search of the Northern Lights – The Comet

As is the key to many things in Yellowknife, flexibility is key. We began Tuesday evening by trying to capture the comet just to the left of the moon.