NEID spectrometer is being installed and it will soon start to search for exoplanets by using the Doppler, or Radial Velocity (RV), effect.
There have been over 3,700 exoplanets discovered so far. Some seriously clever techniques have been used to hunt down these alien worlds. Astronomers define a new technique to discover baby planet!
Where’s the best place to live on Mercury? Where did the Big Bang start? lets find out the answer here at #365DaysOfAstro
Will the Parker Solar Probe really touch the surface of the sun and what science will it do?
An interview with Patricia Skelton about South Africa’s role in astronomy, her own astronomical research, and her best advice for students and learners who’re thinking of a career in astronomy.
The Milky Way has gobbled up dozens of dwarf galaxies and added them to its structure. Today we’re going to look at the ongoing hunt for the wreckage of past mergers. And what we’ve discovered about dwarf galaxies in general.
Life in a space station and Earth’s pet space rock.
Mars at opposition, four planets at sunset, Venus shining bright, and a lunar eclipse for the other half of the globe. All these make July a pretty great month this year.