Weekly Space Hangout: December 4, 2019 – Dr. Becky Smethurst’s “Space: 10 Things You Should Know”

Weekly Space Hangout: December 4, 2019 – Dr. Becky Smethurst’s “Space: 10 Things You Should Know” Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Brian Koberlein (BrianKoberlein.com / @BrianKoberlein) Sondy Springmann (@sondy) Michael Rodruck (@michaelrodruck) Tonight we air Fraser’s pre-recorded interview with Dr. Becky Smethurst from Tuesday, November 26th. Dr. Smethurst is a research fellow at […]

Using Balloons to Launch Rockets

Using Balloons to Launch Rockets LEO Aerospace is developing a “Rockoon” system that will provide commercial launch services for microsatellites, as well as a platforms for conducting everything from scientific research to emergency rescues. The post Using Balloons to Launch Rockets appeared first on Universe Today. Universe Today Go to Source

Carnival of Space #640

Carnival of Space #640 It’s that time again! This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Pamela Hoffman at the Everyday Spacer blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #640. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space. If you’ve got a space-related blog, you should […]

Messier 94 – the Cat’s Eye Galaxy

Messier 94 – the Cat’s Eye Galaxy Located in the constellation Canes Venatici, roughly 15 million light years from Earth, is the spiral galaxy known as the Cat’s Eye Galaxy (aka. Messier 94) The post Messier 94 – the Cat’s Eye Galaxy appeared first on Universe Today. Universe Today Go to Source

Cancer Seems to Have Trouble Spreading in Microgravity

Cancer Seems to Have Trouble Spreading in Microgravity A team of Australian researchers have found evidence that microgravity can disrupt the spread of cancer cells, which could lead to new treatments. The post Cancer Seems to Have Trouble Spreading in Microgravity appeared first on Universe Today. Universe Today Go to Source

NASA Supercomputer Simulates the Weather on Mars

NASA Supercomputer Simulates the Weather on Mars The Martian atmosphere is a lot different than Earth’s. It’s over 95% carbon dioxide, and contains only trace amounts of oxygen and water vapor. But that trace amount of water vapor still plays a pronounced role in the climate. NASA is very interested in Mars’ atmosphere, weather, and […]

Weekly Space Hangout: November 27, 2019 – Dylan O’Donnell, Director of DNA Digital and zen10 Australia

Weekly Space Hangout: November 27, 2019 – Dylan O’Donnell, Director of DNA Digital and zen10 Australia Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier ) Allen Versfeld (https://www.urban-astronomer.com/ / @uastronomer) Veranika Klimovich ( @VeronikaSpace) Tonight we are excited to welcome amateur astronomer and astrophotographer extraordinaire Dylan O’Donnell […]