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We have a little bit of everything. Hear the voices of the astronomy community on the 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast, or catch up on the news with our Daily Space episodes. Also catch launches, landings, and other special events as they happen with us on Twitch.

Special Events

  • April 7, Science Chat (immediately after Daily Space)
    Guest Dr. Stuart Robbins, SWRI
    “Mars Is Red, But Not Unchanging”
  • October 24-25, Hangoutathon 2020
    Information coming soon

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Official Podcast of the
International Year of Astronomy.

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We have a diverse community of folks here to talk science, write code, and just share memes and play games. Join the conversation on Discord and find a Geeky community welcoming to all. Want to do more? Join our opensource community on Github and be part of creating tomorrow’s citizen science.

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Citizen Science

CosmoQuest invites you to help NASA scientists make maps of scientifically interesting features in our Solar System. You can map craters on the Moon, and trace the splatter of asteroid impacts on Vesta. All these worlds are yours to explore!

Currently we’re rebuilding all our citizen science projects with a new interface. We’ll get you sciencing again as soon as we can.

If it takes a village to raise a child, it will take a global-community to understand the universe.

We are part of that community. You are part of it with us.


Star Collapse caused by Neon

Star Collapse caused by Neon

An artist’s impression shows how an imaginary deep-sea fish "football-fish" (having Neon-Sign) eats away at the electrons inside a star core. CREDIT: Kavli IPMU Electron-capture supernova: electron-eating neon causes star collapse (Kavali IPMU) Understanding how stars...

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Hubble finds best mid-sized black hole evidence

Hubble finds best mid-sized black hole evidence

New data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have provided the strongest evidence yet for mid-sized black holes in the Universe. Hubble confirms that this “intermediate-mass” black hole dwells inside a dense star cluster. CREDIT: ESA/Hubble Space Telescope Hubble...

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How to see bright Comet ATLAS

How to see bright Comet ATLAS

Image of comet C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) on March 14th, 2020, Canon 6D, Orion CT8 telescope. CREDIT: Martin Gembec at Wikimedia Commons How to see bright Comet ATLAS (Earth and Sky) April and May actually have a lot of potentially cool things to offer. The comet Atlas...

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