David W Brown
Joined: Nov 21, 2012
David Brown is coauthor of The Command (John Wiley & Sons, 2012) and Deep State (Wiley, 2013). He is a correspondent for The Atlantic and a contributor to The Week and mental_floss. He can be found online at http://dwb.io.
Happy first day of fall! The season of colorful foliage, frosty mornings, and pumpkin-spice everything is upon us, thanks to the autumn or fall equinox.
Few celestial objects have fascinated humankind throughout history more than the Red Planet. Here's what you need to know about Mars.
The spacecraft will use a robotic arm to scoop up a sample of Bennu and then return it to Earth.
This Earth Day, the Lyrid meteor shower peaks overnight. Lay back and watch the shooting stars that will seem to emanate from the constellation Lyra.
The entire planet is only three times as long as the Grand Canyon.
It's named for a Hawaiian goddess.
There are a few wonders in the winter sky worth making time for.
Sixty years ago today, on January 31, 1958, the United States became a space-faring nation with Explorer-1.
Here are a few things you might not know about our spiraling home in the universe.
Neptune is like a celestial paint swatch: a stunning royal blue that demands attention.
The New Year brings a great meteor shower, a rarely visible planet, a "blue moon," and a total lunar eclipse.
"From a NASA perspective, there is no other single event that has informed so many scientific disciplines."