Astronomy News – Snopes.com http://www.snopes.com The definitive fact-checking site and reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:24:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 http://www.snopes.com/app/uploads/2017/02/cropped-snopes-drop-light-only-yellow-32x32.png Astronomy News – Snopes.com http://www.snopes.com 32 32 NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Burns Up in the Skies Over Saturn http://www.snopes.com/2017/09/15/cassini-saturn/ Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:27:14 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/?p=103916 Total Solar Eclipse Casts Spotlight on Rural Oregon Town http://www.snopes.com/2017/06/23/total-solar-eclipse-casts-spotlight-rural-oregon-town/ Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:09:46 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/?p=95444 NASA Announces Discovery of Seven Earth-Sized Exoplanets in Orbit Around a Nearby Star http://www.snopes.com/2017/02/23/nasa-announces-discovery-seven-earth-sized-exoplanets-orbit-around-nearby-star/ Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:04:56 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/?p=79304 Closest “Supermoon” Since 1948 to Occur in November 2016 http://www.snopes.com/2016/11/09/biggest-supermoon-since-1948/ Thu, 10 Nov 2016 04:02:11 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=62620 Scientists May Have Found Two New ‘Moonlets’ Lurking In Uranus’ Rings http://www.snopes.com/2016/10/27/scientists-may-have-found-two-new-moonlets-lurking-in-uranus-rings/ Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:01:15 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=61034 Starlight May Be Integral to Life’s Existence, Scientists Find http://www.snopes.com/2016/10/12/starlight-building-block-life/ Thu, 13 Oct 2016 04:21:14 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=55144 Friday’s ‘Black Moon’ Promises to Be an Underwhelming Spectacle http://www.snopes.com/2016/09/29/black-moon/ Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:15:08 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=53067 Aliens Are (Probably) Not Broadcasting a Signal from Space http://www.snopes.com/2016/08/29/alien-signal-from-space/ Mon, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=48541 Bright Object Streaks Across the Sky Over the Western United States http://www.snopes.com/2016/07/27/meteor-streaks-across-southwestern-united-states-sky/ Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:09:36 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=43309 Video Shows the Empire State Building Get Struck by Lightning http://www.snopes.com/2016/07/25/video-shows-the-empire-state-building-get-struck-by-lightning/ Mon, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=42875