Who would have expected a mystery on Ceres? The largest asteroid in the belt located ...
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 ...
CosmoQuest will be at the American Astronomical Society’s DPS 48 / EPSC 11 Meeting in Pasadena, CA, in October. Jacob Noel-Storr of our partner InsightSTEM will be hosting a workshop for scientists and engineers who are interested in increasing the impacts of their science knowledge and expertise by interacting with people online, or in other […]
Earlier this summer, astronauts on the ISS accomplished a task that was previously only done on scifi TV shows – they ordered a tool from a computer, and the computer created it on the spot. While not nearly as quick or fancy as Star Trek’s replicators, the Additive Manufacturing Facility (AMF), or more commonly called […]
This infographic from Luke Kingman at Futurism tells the story of Margaret Hamilton, one of the world’s first software engineers. Her code saved the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969. Visit Futurism.com here to see the whole work!
Scott Manley is a software developer, astronomer, gamer and geek. He’s created this delightful video explaining how Kerbal Space Program (a cute, fun mission simulation game) can be used to teach physics and rocket science. He’s given this presentation to scientists, teachers and parents, and created this video version to share easily. Take a few […]
Tim Peake just recently finished his 186-day mission working on the International Space Station, safely returning to Earth on June 18. He is the first British European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut, with a background as a test pilot and a British Army Air Corps officer. His mission for Expedition 46/47, titled “Principia,” was to do […]
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 #467. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space, thanks to our friends at […]
Guest blog post by Jake Noel-Storr, InsightSTEM & Sanlyn Buxner, PSI We ran the inaugural “Subject Matter Expert — Broadening the Impacts of your Research” workshop at the 228th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in San Diego, CA on June 12th, 2016. A group of participants from graduate students to senior scientists discussed their […]
This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Pamela Hoffman at the Everyday Spacer blog. Check out this week’s sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #466. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space, thanks to […]