Space Fan News

Space Fan News is published every other Friday on YouTube and Facebook (as well as here of course) and is supported entirely by Deep Astronomy Patreon Patrons. If you love space and learning about the latest news and science from the world of space astronomy, then check out Space Fan News every Friday!

Space Fan News #43: Kepler-22b; Biggest Black Holes EVER!; Swift Sees a Strange GRB

10th Dec, 2011 Lots of great stuff this week. So much that I went a little long. Kepler's first confirmed earth-sized planet in a habitable zone (Kepler 22B).

Space Fan News #37: JWST Model in Baltimore Up Close and Personal

22nd Oct, 2011 There were some very nice people who work on the project willing to let me ask them some questions about JWST and post them here on YouTube. Special thanks to Dr. Marshall Perrin from STScI and Charlie Atkinson from Nor

Space Fan News #31: The Star That Shouldn't Exist; Diamonds in the Sky

3rd Sep, 2011

Use it, it's yours! There was a really interesting story from the European Southern Observatory this week along with the Diamond planet story submitted via the facebook page. The Star that Shouldn't exist: http://

Space Fan News #28: Introducing WFIRST, Dark Jupiters and Big Solar Flares

13th Aug, 2011

Let's talk space: WFIRST is a mission to keep an eye on, really great work to be done with this mission: TrES-2B is a dark gas giant that reflects only 1% of the light that falls on it.