Some of our CosmoQuest team, enjoying a break in the weather on the roof of the Moonrise Hotel. Credit: Michelle Higgins

Face-to-Face 2016 – We’re Daring Mighty Things!

On May 10-11, 2016, the CosmoQuest team had their face-to-face kick-off meeting for the new improved CosmoQuest collaboration. Pamela’s post introduced the team strategies, so here I’ll report on the meetings and activities! We met at the retro-space-themed Moonrise Hotel in St. Louis, just across the river from SIUE in Edwardsville, IL, for two days […]

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Credit: Constantin Sprianu

Amateur Observing, Building Telescopes, and Preparing for Juno

The first of our Guest Blog posts, this entry is a special post by amateur astronomer Constantin Sprianu of Romania. He is a 38-year-old automotive engineer working in an engineering center,and is the father of three boys – one 8-year-old and 5-year-old twins. Besides astronomy, he is also interested in aviation and composite materials. He […]

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Carnival of Space #457

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Gadi Eidelheit at The Venus Transit. Check out this week’s sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #457. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space, thanks to our […]

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Carnival of Space #456

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 #456. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space, thanks to our […]

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May 2016 Infographics

Here’s your latest issue of What’s Up Tonight? Interesting Astronomy Objects this month! #KtSeery #WhatsUpTonight For more information about the Mercury Transit on May 9th: http://wp.me/p2v8mM-1rQ Here’s your latest issue of What’s New? Your Monthly Astronomy News. #KtSeery #WhatsNew For more information on these stories: JWST Mirrors uncovered: http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/james-webb-space-telescopes-golden-mirror Makemake moon: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/hubble-discovers-moon-orbiting-the-dwarf-planet-makemake Light echoes: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/light-echoes-give-clues-to-protoplanetary-disk Cosmic […]

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Carnival of Space #455

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Brian Wang at NextBigFuture. He’s got stories about Gliese 832, Chinese Space Baby research, the Kuiper Belt Extended Mission, and more. Check out this week’s sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #455. And if you’re interested in […]

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