This year the June Solstice is on June 20th, 2016. This will also coincide with a Full ...
Here’s a little bit of information about the transit of Mercury on Monday! Remember: Do ...
It’s the beginning of a new school year for a lot of folks around the ...
Here is another of our Guest Blog series – planetary astronomer and CosmoQuest team member Larry Lebofsky introduces us to an interesting impact-created rock known as Saffordite. As a planetary astronomer who has had a long career studying small bodies in the Solar System— from the dwarf planets to asteroids to moons to the rings […]
Evan Gough over at Universe Today writes that recently, a student at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada, has discovered four new exoplanets hidden in data from the Kepler spacecraft. Michelle Kunimoto recently graduated from UBC with a Bachelor’s degree in physics and astronomy. As part of her coursework, she spent a few months […]
This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Zain Husain at the Brownspaceman.com blog. Check out this week’s sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #462. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space, thanks to our […]
Here’s your latest issue of What’s Up Tonight? Interesting Astronomy Objects this month! #KtSeery #WhatsUpTonight Here’s your latest issue of What’s New? Your Monthly Astronomy News. #KtSeery #WhatsNew For more information on these stories: NASA’s Juno: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasas-juno-spacecraft-crosses-jupitersun-gravitational-boundary/ Mars’ Ice Age Record: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasa-radar-finds-ice-age-record-in-mars-polar-cap Giant Black Holes Forming Quickly: http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-telescopes-find-clues-for-how-giant-black-holes-formed-so-quickly Primordial Black Holes and Dark Matter: […]
If you’re a student or citizen scientist who interested in working with NASA and the Johnson Space Center, and you’re ready to go up to the next level, the JSC Pathways program may be the place for you! The Pathways program provides opportunities for students to learn about how NASA contributes to human spaceflight and […]
Recently, Universe Today shared an article about searching for Lunar Letters. Author and experienced sky-watcher David Dickinson described a popular pastime among moon observers – looking for formations that look like letters or other objects on the surface of the moon. Throughout history, cultures have described many kinds of formations, including the Jade Rabbit of […]
This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Brian Wang at NextBigFuture. Check out this week’s sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #461. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space, thanks to our friends at […]