sky

Thomas Lamadieu

Transforming the Sky Between Buildings Into Elaborate Doodles

One French artist looked up and imagined a whole new world.

AES/Gingin Observatory

The Pan-STARRS Comet Finally Pops Up in North America

People from Oklahoma City to New York will get to gawk at the fuming iceball at last, which could be bright enough to see with the naked eye.

Weird Lights in the Sky Appear Once Again Over San Francisco

What is causing these glowing orbs over the Mission District?

NASA

5 Tips From NASA for Catching Tonight's Geminid Meteor Shower

An expert explains why light pollution won't totally destroy 2012's final and most dazzling space show.

be3design

Would You Live In This Loft In the Clouds?

Polish architects have designed a swanky apartment building perched on the chimneys of an old factory.

Justin Kiner/Flickr

Prepare Your Animal Sacrifices: 'Manhattanhenge' Blazes in NYC Tonight

The setting sun is about to click exactly into the city's grid, creating a godlike spectacle of flame and shadow tonight and tomorrow.

jimnista/Flickr

Solar Eclipse Scenes From the Cities With the Best View

See what Sunday's fearsome "ring of fire" looked like from around the world.

Hinode/XRT

The Solar Eclipse on Sunday: Will Your City Be Able to See It?

A yawning black hole opening up in the dead center of the sun is on the bill for May 20.

Reuters

Darker Cities, Brighter Stars

A movement tries to reclaim the night sky from urban light pollution