Our favorite photos from this year's Geminid meteor shower

Last night marked the peak of this year's gorgeous Geminid meteor shower, perhaps the most stunning celestial lightshow of 2012. Photographs of last night's fireballs are still rolling in and stargazers can expect to spot intermittent meteors during predawn hours for the next few days, but here are ten of our… » 12/14/12 12:45pm 12/14/12 12:45pm

Everything you need to know to catch tomorrow's Geminid meteor shower

Prepare yourselves. Tomorrow night's Geminid meteor shower is shaping up to be one of the most impressive celestial light shows of 2012. Not only are the Geminids among the most reliable and prolific showers of all (NASA calls them "the 900-lb gorilla of meteor showers"), this year's display also happens to coincide… » 12/12/12 11:40am 12/12/12 11:40am

How to catch tonight's Geminid meteor shower

It's one of the year's most impressive natural light shows, but just like the Perseids back in August, tonight's Geminid meteor shower will be competing with the gleam of a nearly full moon. Nevertheless, experts say the Geminids should still put on an impressive show (the Geminid shower is notorious for uncommonly… » 12/13/11 1:20pm 12/13/11 1:20pm