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.

Losing the Nobel Prize Cosmology Bicep and Bicep2

28th Jan, 2020

First Astro Coffee of the year! Today I'm talking with Dr Brian Keating, a professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego; a Fellow of the American Physical Society; a commercially rated pilot; and the director of the Simons Observa

Neutron Decay and Parallel Universes Upcoming Experiment Explained

16th Jul, 2019

In SFN #266 I reported about an experiment being planned at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that attempts to test an idea about parallel universes to help explain the difference in decay rates of neutrons from rest vs. those created in a beam from fiss

TESS First Discoveries Planets and So Much More

20th Feb, 2019

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is an exciting mission anticipated to deliver a new catalog of extra-solar planets, many of them likely a few times the size of the Earth.

Women in Science

14th Feb, 2019

Like this content? Please consider becoming a patron: Today, Carol and Tony discuss women in science in our first astro chat hangout. Follow DeepAstronomy on Twitter: @DeepAstronomy Join our free Discord server fo

The Universe Explained A Cosmic QA w Heather Couper and Nigen Henbest

12th Dec, 2018

Astro Coffee Hangouts are sponsored and endorsed by the American Astronomical Society. Over the course of their illustrious work in astronomy, Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest collected hundreds of the most popular astronomy questio

Exoplanets Dont Like Heavy Metals

8th Nov, 2018

Studies of planetary systems have indicated that star systems with high metallicity (think iron - actually anything heavier than helium) may preferentially form planets,but a new survey suggests there are many compact, multiple-planet systems for whi