Category | Alice’s AstroInfo

By Al Grauer on May 26, 2019 in
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Along Oppy’s 28 mile long discovery journey the rover has accumulated scientific information on Martian geology & its thin atmosphere.

By cosmic on May 25, 2019 in
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.@AstroAndMusic discusses the MIDAS system for monitoring flashes and meteor impact on the Moon from small Earth-based telescopes.

By WSH team on May 24, 2019 in
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We have no idea how old the Universe is. 12.8 or 13.8.

By Paul M. Sutter on May 23, 2019 in
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The first stars were weird. What’s the connection between the first stars and giant black holes? Was every galaxy once a quasar?

By Sabrina Stierwalt on May 22, 2019 in
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In 2006, Pluto was officially stripped of its planetary status. Now that debate is being reignited with some astronomers calling for the reinstatement of Pluto as a planet, arguing that the icy world should never have been demoted in the first place. So what is the deal? Is Pluto a planet?