In 1977, Captain Marvel was going to be assistant director of New…

Back in 1977, Scott Edelman had big plans for Captain Marvel's career as a scientist. Apparently the hero was going to become assistant director of New York's famed Hayden Planetarium, which is currently under the directorship of real-life science hero Neil deGrasse Tyson. For some reason, however, by the time the… » 7/23/12 7:30am 7/23/12 7:30am

The Startling Loveliness Of Planetary Collisions

See, ABC's forthcoming Impact miniseries, in which a meteor shower sends the moon careening toward the earth, isn't all junk science. A new planetarium show demonstrates that such celestial collisions can be common, devastating — and strangely beautiful. » 6/10/09 3:30pm 6/10/09 3:30pm