Join us as we recap the top astronomy-related stories of 2016.
1. A potentially habitable planet was discovered orbiting the closest star to Earth.
2. First direct detection of gravitational waves – Einstein first identified the link between space and time. Gravity can stretch and compress space and time. Gravity waves actually pass through the fabric of space-time.
3. The estimated number of galaxies in the universe is now at 1 trillion.
Mark your 2017 calendar for August 21st – a total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States.