Gemini, a constellation and the third sign of the zodiac. The name in Latin means the twins. The constellation contains several relatively bright stars. Castor and Polluxthe two brightest starsare named after two brothers of Greek and Roman legend. In northern latitudes, Gemini is visible in the evening during the winter and early spring.
Hundred of meteors fly across the sky every night, but only a few make it to Earth. Meteors are best known for the brilliant streaks of light they make as they burn up in the atmosphere. Learn about 10 memorable meteor crashes that left an impression.
A lunar land rush is the most likely thing in the world (or, rather, out of it). As private companies gaze spaceward with dollar signs in their eyes, it's time to start settling some questions about space ownership, use and management.