A controversial 1950 book by Immanuel Velikovsky declared that our neighbor world was spawned by Jupiter 3,500 years ago and nearly struck Earth — twice. The post Velikovsky’s Venus appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
A physicist has incorporated a quantum mechanical idea with general relativity to arrive at a new alternative to black hole singularities. The post Physicist Proposes Alternative to Black Holes appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
The University of Chicago is ending its support for Yerkes Observatory, a historic, castle-like building built to house a gigantic telescope, on October 1st. Its future remains unclear. The post The Not-Quite Closing of Yerkes Observatory appeared first on Sky & Telescope.