Jan 20th: Tabby’s Star

By on January 20, 2017 in

Podcaster:  Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest : Paul M. Sutter, Kimberly Cartier, C.C. Petersen

Title: Weekly Space Hangout: Tabby’s Star

Link: Cosmoquest: http://cosmoquest.org

You can watch the video in: http://youtu.be/qqGJxgAAHQA


This Week’s Stories:

  • Tabby’s Star (Alien megastructure) update. 3 new possibilities:
    1. Something internal inside the star is fluctuating randomly
    2. A random stream of comets.
    3. The star has merged with something
  • Where next for Voyager?
  • Looking for life’s molecules in the Universe.
  • How Breakthrough Starshot is helping the search for extrasolar planets.
  • Earth (and the Moon) seen from Mars by the HiRise camera.
  • A naked eye LRN, a luminous red nova, in 2022? A mergeburst? 

(What happens in Cygnus stays in Cygnus!)

Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today

Dr. Paul Matt Sutter ( http://www.pmsutter.com/ & @PaulMattSutter )
C.C. Petersen ( http://thespacewriter.com/wp/ / @AstroUniverse )
Kimberly Cartier ( http://KimberlyCartier.org & @AstroKimCartier )

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqGJxgAAHQA&w=640&h=360]

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