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
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 21st Jan, 2017
Updates on various space- and ground-based missions and instruments, including Juno, WFIRST and the WLT; and scientists, using rocks from the Moon, have found that the Moon is a lot older than we previously thought.