Juno First Results from Jupiter; LIGO & Grav Waves Pt 3; Red Dwarf Flares; WFIRST Cost Troubles

This week, the first science results from the Juno spacecraft around Jupiter are in; the LIGO collaboration has discovered its third gravitational wave event; astronomers warn that flares from red dwarf stars may threaten any life on exoplanets in or

Published on 10th Jun, 2017

This week, the first science results from the Juno spacecraft around Jupiter are in; the LIGO collaboration has discovered its third gravitational wave event; astronomers warn that flares from red dwarf stars may threaten any life on exoplanets in orbit around them; and NASA’s next big space observatory, the WFIRST mission, is facing a funding crisis.

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Juno First Results:
This week, the first science results from the Juno spacecraft around Jupiter are in; the LIGO collaboration has discovered its third gravitational wave event; astronomers warn that flares from red dwarf stars may threaten any life on exoplanets in orbit around them; and NASA’s next big space observatory, the WFIRST mission, is facing a funding crisis.

LIGO Finds Third Black Hole Merger via Gravitational Waves:
https://www.ligo.caltech.edu/news/ligo20170601

Red Dwarf Flares not good for life:
https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2017-161

NASA's WFIRST Gets a Financial Review:
https://www.nature.com/articles/n-12339962?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews&sf86108167=1

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