Join us as we follow NASA’s latest rover, Curiosity.
Imagine yourself in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean. You've been sailing for weeks, and there's no land in sight. Do you know where you are? Do you know which way to go?
Explore our 2000 guide to the solar max, the period in the solar cycle during which the number of sunspots is greatest.
Your guide to the Northern and Southern Lights (also in 'Observatory')
Explore stories, dispatches, photos, and articles, as well as archived webcasts of total and annular solar eclipses and transits.
Journey into Chaco Canyon, where ancient people built monuments to the cosmos. Journey to Chichén Itzá, where the Maya built monuments to the sun.
An introduction to spectra and to the space-based telescopes. The site includes a number of hands-on activities.
Come with us to Chaco Canyon in northwestern New Mexico, which is rich with thousand-year-old artifacts of the ancient Pueblo culture and contains sites that appear to have been astronomical observatories.
Learn valuable graphing skills and learn about ozone chemistry.
ExploratoriumPier 15, San Francisco, CA 94111