After a very busy 2015, astronomy and spaceflight won't slow down in the new year.
WRAL Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel discusses how people must move away from citing simplistic explainations that are based on one place at one time as proof of global warming.
SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of their improved Falcon9 rocket upright Monday. While maybe not quite an Apollo 11, Sputnik or Kitty Hawk moment, there are about 30 million reasons why that first stage sitting on SpaceX's new landing pad is important to the future of spaceflight. The next step in proving the viability of reusable vehicles will be refurbishing a first stage and launching it again.
The Geminid Meteor Shower, the biggest meteor shower of the year, peaks this weekend. Unlike other meteor showers that require getting up in the middle of the night to enjoy, the Geminids are viewable at more family friendly hours. Get the kids outside to experience the sight of asteroid dust burning up in the upper atmosphere.