About Us

Launched in March 2007, The Daily Galaxy -Great Discoveries Channel is an eclectic text, audio, and video presentation of news and original insights on the discoveries, people, and events changing our knowledge of our planet and the universe.

The Daily Galaxy is built on the vision that science, space exploration, and the environment and their expression in news, film, video, and events will dominate popular culture in the 21st century.

We are proud to embrace the publishing industry’s best editorial practices: attribution of all sources and use of at least two sources for each article posted as well as links to all authorities mentioned and relevant related posts. Our daily curated sources include the world’s leading scientists, astronomers, and physicists at the leading universities, institutions and agencies –from  Caltech/JPL, Oxford Exoplanets, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, NASA, and ESO to Goddard Space Flight Center.


Image composition showing all the ESO observatories and the Headquarters.


Since its launch in March ’07, The Daily Galaxy’s growth has been driven by Web-based word of mouth and adoption by users of emerging global standards in social media and search services such as Google, Twitter, and Facebook. Our daily Twitter followers exceed 350,000  and Facebook followers are at 30,000, growing at 1,000 per month.

Our Twitter followers include many of the planet’s leading astronomers and scientists, astronauts, space observatories, news organizations, universities and governmental space organizations such as NASA, JPL, ESO, SETI, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) and Royal Astronomy Society members as well as starstruck Hollywood fans, including Mia Farrow, Gary Busey, musician David Crosby, and Star Treks’ William Shatner.

Contact us at editor@dailygalaxy.com


The Galaxy audience is composed of highly-educated, affluent, curious and concerned citizens of our planet. Our daily visitors are passionate brand influencers: iPod, iTunes, Tivo, Blackberry and iPhone users, Stumblers, Twitters, some 60,000 weekly Facebook networkers, Daily Show and Colbert viewers.

The Quantcast ranking of people who visit dailygalaxy.com are also likely to visit these categories and sites:

Science & Technology

New Scientist 78.2x

Wired Magazine 76.2x

NASA 19.7x

ScienceDaily 10.3x


New Scientist 78.2x

ScienceDaily 10.3x

physorg.com 8.8x

space.com 2.3x

Politics & Commentary

Washington Post 8.7x

newswithviews.com 5.7x

Huffington Post 2.7x

Slate 1.8x

IDG/Daily Galaxy Consumer Technology Research

The IDG Tech Network Survey of the Daily Galaxy audience showed that science and space minded professionals are power users and early-adopters who spend serious disposable income on digital and electronic devices, PC’s and peripherals.

  • 90% buy PC’s
  • 79% buy Laptops
  • 70% buy Handheld Devices
  • 65% Buy Home Electronics
  • 72% Buy Digital Cameras
  • 40% of them hold IT or Senior IT titles

What’s more 59% work in companies of 1,000 or fewer employees (SMB), and 70% are involved in technology purchases for their company and have a strong interest in the environment and green technologies. 99% of all Galaxy visitors spend 5 minutes to an hour or more during their visits to the site.

For all editorial and business inquiries please contact: editor@dailygalaxy.com

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