Afternoon Astronomy Coffee

Every week, in universities and institutions around the world, astronomers meet over coffee to discuss the latest research in space and astronomy. This is your chance to join in on Thursdays, 3pm ET.

1 Published by Tony Darnell on 23rd Feb, 2017

NASA's Curiosity rover certainly has uncovered unusual features of Mars.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 9th Feb, 2017

Hot Jupiters are gas giant planets, somewhat similar to Saturn or Jupiter, but instead, they orbit very close to their host stars with orbital periods of less than 10 days. Join us as we discuss these strange exoplanets w/ astronomers from Princeton

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 26th Jan, 2017

How do stellar-mass black holes spin? This week we discuss this topic as new results from NASA's NuSTAR spacecraft which looked at the black hole known as GS 1354−645.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 12th Jan, 2017

A star with unusual changes in brightness was discovered the Kepler Mission Planet Hunters.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 8th Dec, 2016

What is a Dark Galaxy? How do astronomers detect a galaxy that has almost no stars and is composed almost entirely of Dark Matter? Join today's Astro Coffee Hangout to find out!
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0 Published by Tony Darnell on 10th Nov, 2016

A search for binary stars that emit gamma-rays using NASA’s Fermi satellite turned up a luminous object in another galaxy.