Dress warmly, gather some friends and family, and head outside to watch sand burn in the upper atmosphere. There’s nothing like a good meteor shower.
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Last week, we gave you an update in particle physics. This week it’s time to see what’s new in the world of dark matter
Podcaster: Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay (more…)
Once you’ve made to the space, what do you want to do? You’ll probably want to dock with another space ship, deliver cargo, refuel. Today we’ll talk about how all that happens.
Whether you’re heading to the outer Solar System or you want to visit the Sun itself, the planets themselves can help you in your journey.
How do spacecraft stop? And what does that even mean when everything is orbiting?
Today we’ll talk about alternative methods of spaceflight.
Rockets have additional stages to push them into trajectories, like transfer orbits and various orbital maneuvers. Let’s talk about what happens after the rocket is long gone, beyond our sight.