Astronomy @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/astronomy Interested in learning about the wonders beyond the Earth's atmosphere? The astronomy site aims to furnish you with the information you need, whether it be the mysterious properties of black holes or the origins of the universe itself. en-us Copyright 2014 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:05:30 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Astronomy @ BellaOnline http://astronomy.bellaonline.com Maria Mitchell - in Her Own Words http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183805.asp In her own words, America's first woman professor of astronomy tells of her meetings with the great and good of the nineteenth century. Maria Mitchell's (1818-1889) sister Phebe collected excerpts from journals and letters to present a pot pourri of Maria's life, ideas and work. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:11:12 EST Saturn's Moons Facts for Kids http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183674.asp Everybody recognizes Saturn's rings, but that isn't all that orbits the planet. There are shepherd moons, a moon with cold volcanoes erupting, a planet-sized moon, and more. It took nearly two hundred years for the first seven known moons to get names. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:10:10 EST Celestial Sleuth book review http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183708.asp A "celestial sleuth" solves puzzles in art, history and literature using astronomy. Why did Munch have a blood-red sky in "The Scream"? How did British sentries miss Paul Revere rowing across Boston Harbour under a full Moon? Which meteor shower did the characters in James Joyce's "Ulysses" see? Wed, 16 Jul 2014 06:00:43 EST