After our normal round of of astronomy news Jim Wood, bravely done a quick session showing his Imaging session. This quickly turned on to a trouble shooting session on why guiding is not working.
This low-angle self-portrait of NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at the site from which it reached down to drill into a rock target called “Buckskin” on lower Mount Sharp. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS More info on this image NASA’s Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved in rocks on Mars that suggests the planet could […]
On October 16, 2017, the the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Virgo Collaboration, and its partners announced the first observation of gravitational-waves from a pair of inspiraling neutron stars. Electromagnetic emission from the resulting collision was also observed in multiple wavelength bands. This occured on August 17, 2017 and represents the first time a cosmic event was […]
Proposed Hyperloop Route Between Toronto and Montreal! In 2012, SpaceX founder Elon Musk unveiled his idea for what he called the “fifth mode of transportation”. Known as the Hyperloop, his proposal called for the creation of a high-speed mass transit system where aluminum pod cars traveled through a low-pressure steel tube. This system, he claimed, […]
What a night! All that activity finally came crashing into Earth – and boy it didn’t hold back! With it, came beautiful auroras and lots of UK sightings. Science first – photos la… Source: Aurora dances across the UK’s skies | AuroraWatch UK
If confirmed, a rumored merger between two neutron stars may also point toward the origin of the galaxy’s gold. Source: Strange Stars Caught Wrinkling Spacetime? Get the Facts.
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