1 Published by Tony Darnell on 16th Feb, 2017
The Hubble Space Telescope, one of the greatest scientific instruments of all time, is well into its second quarter-century of successful operation with years of exciting results ahead.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 10th Feb, 2017
Astronomers find evidence of a new class of black holes; a bridge of stars between the large and small Magellanic Clouds; new method for detecting some of the faintest galaxies in the early universe.
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 3rd Feb, 2017
Astronomers think they’ve found a stray black hole roaming through our galaxy; water molecules have been detected in the atmosphere of the Hot Jupiter exoplanet known as 51 Pegasi b; updates on NASA’s Cassini and Juno.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 2nd Feb, 2017
We discuss how rendezvous, resupply, and refueling in orbit may make possible affordable early human missions to the Red Planet. These are based on studies conducted in support of the recent successful Achieving Mars IV Workshop.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 27th Jan, 2017
Observations from around the world throw confusion into our understanding of the rate of expansion of the early universe; a simple chemistry method could vastly enhance how scientists search for signs of life on other planets; and the ESA’s Gaia spac