Goddard Space Flight Center Astronomer Dr. Michelle Thaller discusses 15 Years of amazing discoveries of the Spitzer Space Telescope, and several other missions, including Cassini, OSIRISRex, InSight, Europa Clipper, & Mars Exploration Rover. Also on broadcast, Challenges of landing of Mars InSight Mission & NASA’s “Space to Ground” highlights 20 years of the International Space […]
Steve and the Cheap Astronomy team investigate kinetic energy and special relativity and find some fantastic formulas.
We did it, we made it to the end of another year. Once again it’s time to wonder what gifts to get your beloved space nerds. We’ve got some suggestions. Some are brand new this year, others are classics that we just can’t help but continue to suggest. Let’s get into it.
The discovery of Comet C/2018 F3 (Johnson) and asteroid 2018 FO5! You know what? Comet C/2018 F3 will be back in 2037.
NASA hosts events called NASA Socials to bring together social media users at various NASA event. In this podcast, NOAO’s Rob Sparks talks about his experience at the recent NASA Social for the SpaceX Cargo Resupply Mission #16 to the International Space Station.
This week stories: OSIRIS-REx arrives at Bennu, gravity & time and what they mean, and The @CosmoQuestx Hangoutathon! #365DaysOfAstro
What’s Brewing? Science! How about InSight mission, global warming, and the expansion of the universe? @PaulMattSutter will discuss all this topics at #365DaysOfAstro
Prepare your instrument for December night sky. Comet Wirtanen will be at its closest approach. And What makes a galaxy? more with @awesomeastropod at #365DaysOfAstro