David Sky Brody
Dave Brody has been a writer and Executive Producer at SPACE.com since January 2000. He created and hosted space science video for Starry Night astronomy software, Orion Telescopes and SPACE.com TV. A career space documentarian and journalist, Brody was the Supervising Producer of the long running Inside Space news magazine television program on SYFY. Follow Dave on Twitter @DavidSkyBrody.
Review The Celestron Cometron 7x50 binoculars offer excellent views and remarkable value for money, all tied up in a lightweight package.
Review A 6-inch Dobsonian perfect for use on a desk and ideal for beginner or intermediate astronomers.
So, why in the name of the cosmos am I LARP-ing Albert Einstein as a 1950s-stye doo-wop group?! I wanted to make you smile in these very tense times.
Albert Einstein saw beyond human tribalism to an enlightened realm of tolerance. We can too: He left us clear directions for how to do it.
A good pair of binoculars can help stargazers get the most out of the night sky. Find out which type of binoculars you need in our Buyer's Guide.
Here are the best telescopes for the money. Our top picks include recommendations for city dwellers, hobbyists and gift -givers, as well as budget picks. Our editors have selected a few of the best options in each of five categories.
A new generation of optically fast, distortion-free, lightweight, binocular telescopes is poised to change the way you experience the sky.
In many ways, Venus shows us an Earth that could have been; the twin that grew up in a different environment.
A new generation of optically "fast" telescopes, connected to compact high-resolution video cameras, is poised to disrupt amateur astronomy — in a good way.
For beginners and young astronomers looking for a telescope that's easy to use, we recommend the Astro Fi 102 Maksutov-Cassegrain and Astro Fi 90 refractor scopes from Celestron.
The Orion Astronomy 20x80 Binoculars are really a pair of refracting telescopes. They are our second favorite pair of large astronomy binoculars.
The Oberwerk Mariner 8x40 is our Editors' Choice for best small binoculars for astronomy. Read our full review and find more top picks here.
Celestron’s Skymaster 8x56 is our Editors’ Choice for best medium-sized binoculars for astronomy. Read our full review and find more top picks here.
Celestron's Skymaster 25x100 is our Editors' Choice for best large astronomy binoculars.