This week, in our Season Finale, we are celebrating and honoring an extra-special group of people on the Weekly Space Hangout: Our Journalist Team! And of course News update!
Cheap Astronomy stumbles around in the dark.
A new study examines the formation of rocky worlds from dust particles containing ice and carbon, increasing the possibility that our own Milky Way galaxy could be filled with aquatic planets similar to Earth
George’s Random Astronomical Object presents BoBn 1, which is a planetary nebula with an odd-to-pronounce name but which is also one of the very few planetary nebulae that have been found in the Milky Way’s halo.
Just like the familiar maps we use to navigate our own neighborhoods and cities, astronomers develop maps of the galaxy too! Using the power of several telescopes across Japan, astronomers have teased out some new insights as to the precise location of the Earth within our Milky Way Galaxy.