Attention Educator Member Teachers! Go to our special offers page for information about attractive upcoming professional development events next year. Not an Educator Member? Join Today! Check out resources from our Affiliates!
Global locations of visitors using this page right now
Welcome to Windows to the Universe - your portal to discovery! Explore the wealth of information available here to learn about the Earth and Space sciences and related topics in the humanities including mythology, art, poetry, and more.
Our mobile website version is available now on your phone's web browser and give us feedback.
NEW Subscription Opportunities for Educators and their Students! - Classroom, School, and District Subscription Options.
Windows to the Universe Professional Development - On-site, in your school - find out more about this opportunity here. Information about our upcoming workshops and events is available on our Teacher Resources/Workshops page.
Landscape painters have been representing clouds in their art for centuries. Different artists with different styles have painted clouds differently. Check out the Clouds in Art Interactive ...Read more Brought to you by CMMAP
Some factors that have an affect on climate, like volcanic eruptions and changes in the amount of solar energy, are natural. Others, like the addition of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, are caused by humans ...Read more
Neptune is an ice giant planet; smaller than the gas giants Jupiter and Saturn but much larger than Earth. Neptune has more than a dozen moons and a faint ring system. It is the 8th planet from the Sun ...Read more
8/1 Maria Mitchell, an American astronomer, was born on this date in 1818 Details
8/10 Robert Goddard, an American physicist, died on this date in 1945 Details
8/15 8.0 magnitude earthquake hits Peru in 2007 Details