DART is a planetary defense-driven test of technologies for preventing an impact of Earth by a hazardous asteroid. DART will be the first demonstration of the kinetic impactor technique to change the motion of an asteroid in space.
May 21st: After the Voyager Probes, What NASA’s Next Interstellar Mission May Look Like
NASA is getting ready to decide on whether to embark on its next interstellar mission. It will span over 50 years and travel 1000 AU. The latest report shows a possible launch in the 2030’s if NASA gives the go-ahead.
Apr 16th: Professional & Amateur Astronomy Collaboration
It is possible to contribute to professional astronomy, make discoveries and get involved in advancing our knowledge of the universe using your own equipment and computers. In this live stream, we’ll go over some of the ways you can get involved in professional astronomy as an amateur.
Mar 19th: Is Earth’s Magnetic Field Flipping?
The Earth’s magnetic field has flipped from North to South and back again many times in its history. Are we starting a new cycle? If so, what will the effects be here on Earth and for our civilization?
Feb 19th: How To Get A Job In Astronomy￼
Throughout my time as a science communicator, the subject of how to get a job in astronomy and what it’s like to work as an astronomer are two themes that keep coming back. So how to get a job in astronomy?
Jan 15th: Amateur Astronomy Kits For 2022
What’s the best gear you can gift to amateur astronomer? Or what’s the best telescope you can get this year to do your hobby? Listen to today @deepastronomy for answers.
Dec 18th: Great Beginner Astronomy Telescope Kit for 2022
This episode features a beginner’s telescope kit that we think is high quality and designed to get you off to a good start.
Nov 20th: A Brief History of JWST
Here is an excerpt from the “JWST: Too Big to Fail” stream. The history of JWST is long and storied and @DeepAstronomy will briefly outline some milestones.
Oct 16th: Countdown to JWST: Hello French Guiana
The JWST has arrived in South America and is awaiting the next steps: unloading, refueling and mounting on the Arianne 5 rocket
Aug 21st: Amateur Telescope Automation: What You Need to Know
Automating an observing run is one of the most efficient uses of your equipment. But what do you need to make this possible? What can you expect for results?