Join Tony Darnell and Carol Christian as they discuss the latest science results and status of humanity's eyes in space. We live in a golden age of space astronomy, at no other time in our history have we been able to view the cosmos in so many innovative ways. This weekly podcast is usually posted on Mondays whenever possible but sometimes we miss a week or two!
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 5th Dec, 2016
On November 2, 2016 NASA announced that the assembly for the James Webb Space Telescope is now complete. Tony and Carol give a summary of where the mission is now and what's in store for 2017.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 14th Nov, 2016
Astronomers using NASA's Fermi and Swift Space Telescopes observe and record very rare gamma ray fluctuations from a binary companion in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 7th Nov, 2016
New data from the Kepler Space Telescope archive sheds new light on fast-spinning stars and their properties.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 31st Oct, 2016
This week, Carol and Tony discuss the latest results from NASA's New Horizons Probe to Pluto with members of the mission science team.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 24th Oct, 2016
Carol discusses her recent trip to Guadalajara Mexico and her attendance at the 2016 International Astronautical Congress. Carol and Tony discuss commercial efforts to get us into space, including SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 19th Sep, 2016
Have you ever wondered what caused a comet to break into pieces? What are some of the more famous examples? What Space Telescopes observe them?