0 Published by Tony Darnell on 5th Jan, 2017
There is much work required to identify, select, and prepare (using autonomous robotics) a site for safe habitation and crew operations long before the astronauts leave Earth for Mars.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 30th Dec, 2016
Today, I’m going to share some of those trends that I’ve noticed developing in 2016 with an eye towards what I think is in store for us in 2017 and beyond.
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 15th Dec, 2016
Although there are several space telescopes currently in operation, most people may think that the iconic Hubble Space Telescope is the way that they should all appear. Not so! Multiple alternative future designs for space observatories have been pro
0 Published by Tony Darnell on 9th Dec, 2016
Analysis from a new galaxy survey suggests that dark matter may be less dense and more smoothly distributed throughout space than previously thought; and in spite of the Schiaparelli crash earlier this year, the ESA approves funding for ExoMars rover
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 2nd Dec, 2016
Astronomers using the Very Large Telescope at the European Southern Observatory see something that may confirm that the vacuum of space is not empty; and The Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory, or LIGO, gets an upgrade.