Ancient Mapping Of The Stars - How Civilizations Before Us Learned About The Stars

The night sky that we all love watching is full of countless stars. But humans have always wondered about the position of these stars in the universe.…

The History of Spaceflight - Quiz

In the wake of SpaceX’s successful launch of two astronauts going to space, Donald Trump aiming to have US astronauts set up a base on the moon with the next few years and, of course, the Netflix sensation ‘Space Force’, there has been a renewed interest in spaceflight.…

Who are the Greek gods of the Planets?

Many of the planets, as with many of the months, take their name from Roman gods and leaders. ‘July’, for example, is a shortening of ‘Julius’, as in Julius Caesar. Similarly, ‘August’ is named in honor of Augustus Caesar (also known as Octavian) who became emperor of ancient Rome…

The Infinite Wonders of the Universe

We may be feeling the pinch of the walls and the frustrating checks on our freedom - but there is infinity in our backyard. Let’s just dwell on some of the heart-achingly beautiful observations about the starry sky and our universe.…

Top 20 Space Movies of All Time

If you’ve bought one of our personalized star maps, or you’re thinking about buying one, the chances are you feel an affinity with the stars. Now, this might be a stretch but then you might also be interested in movies about the stars, or movies taking place near the stars – in space.…