Following Comet Y1 ATLAS: the ‘Lost Comet’ of Spring

Following Comet Y1 ATLAS: the ‘Lost Comet’ of Spring Got clear skies? If you’re like us, you’ve been putting the recent pandemic-induced exile to productive use, and got out under the nighttime sky. And though 2020 has yet to offer up a good bright ‘Comet of the Century’ to keep us entertained, there have been […]

Weekly Space Hangout: March 25, 2020 – Amy Shira Teitel’s Fighting for Space

Weekly Space Hangout: March 25, 2020 – Amy Shira Teitel’s Fighting for Space Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Allen Versfeld (https://www.urban-astronomer.com/ / @uastronomer) Carolyn Collins Petersen (TheSpaceWriter.com / @spacewriter) Alex Teachey (alexteachey.com /@alexteachey We are pleased to once again welcome our good friend Amy Shira Teitel back to the WSH to chat about her most recent labor of love, […]

Apollo 15 Astronaut Al Worden has Passed Away

Apollo 15 Astronaut Al Worden has Passed Away The world recently lost another luminary, NASA astronaut Al Worden, who was part of the Apollo program and piloted the Endeavor around the Moon The post Apollo 15 Astronaut Al Worden has Passed Away appeared first on Universe Today. Universe Today Go to Source

How Researchers Produce Sharp Images of a Black Hole

How Researchers Produce Sharp Images of a Black Hole A new study by members of the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) has shown how new images of black holes can be used to identify the substructure of these mysterious objects The post How Researchers Produce Sharp Images of a Black Hole appeared first on […]

NASA Chooses 4 New Astronomy Space Missions for Additional Study

NASA Chooses 4 New Astronomy Space Missions for Additional Study NASA recently selected four new missions for development that will study gravitational waves, supernovae, relativistic jets, and exoplanet habitability. The post NASA Chooses 4 New Astronomy Space Missions for Additional Study appeared first on Universe Today. Universe Today Go to Source

This is Foam, Made in Space

This is Foam, Made in Space Say hello to Space Foam. The ESA has a science lab on the International Space Station called Columbus. Inside that lab is the Fluid Science Laboratory, dedicated to studying the behaviour of fluids in microgravity. Currently, that lab is being used to study a substance most of us probably […]

Weekly Space Hangout: March 18, 2020 – Dr. Meng Jin and Modeling Coronal Mass Ejections

Weekly Space Hangout: March 18, 2020 – Dr. Meng Jin and Modeling Coronal Mass Ejections Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Beth Johnson (@planetarypan) Moiya McTier (https://www.moiyamctier.com/ / @GoAstroMo) Dr. Brian Koberlein (BrianKoberlein.com / @BrianKoberlein) This week we are pleased to welcome Dr. Meng Jin, Research Scientist at the SETI Institute, to the Weekly Space Hangout. Meng uses numerical modeling […]