What would it look like from Earth if the Moon were a giant disco ball?

So, technically, this is what it would look like if the Moon were a disco ball AND orbited Earth at the same distance as the International Space Station, i.e. roughly 420 kilometers (260 miles) above the surface of the Earth. But that doesn't make it any less incredible looking. » 4/05/14 2:10pm 4/05/14 2:10pm

Hubble discovers Mordor in space!

Mount Doom doesn't lay inside the heart of the black land of Mordor after all — it's in a stellar nursery called the Carina Nebula, judging from a new image from the Hubble Space Telescope. » 11/23/10 6:05pm 11/23/10 6:05pm