We’ve sent robots to other worlds but the amount of science we can deploy can’t compare with the vast science labs we have on Earth. That’s why more and more missions are for a sample return.
Last week we talk about the spacecraft which are helping to study Earth from above. Now @AstronomyCast will talk about missions close to home that helping us understand our place in the cosmos.
What’s all the fuss about Venus our Mars-bound astronauts survive years of exposure to space radiation?
Well yes, they can potentially, but solutions are yet to be
Could we nudge the orbit of the Earth to avoid the death of the Sun? Could it get kicked out of the solar system altogether? What are rogue exoplanets?
The @AstronomyCast reach 666 episodes. To celebrate, here’s an episode about things in the Universe that have been named after mythological people and places in the underworld!
Using a first-principles approach, researchers have discovered that the differences in the rotational rate of the solar system are due to the inward and outward flow of cations and electrons.
It’s time for some sadness. It’s time for a grim look to see what the future holds for the Universe. This week we stay close to home and consider the end of humanity, the Earth, the Sun, and the entire Solar System. Next week we’ll extend out to the very end of the Universe.
Researchers using radioactive decay analysis have recreated the early history of some asteroids in our solar system, revealing a more chaotic phase than previously thought
We’ve now discovered thousands of exoplanets, we’re learning more and more about the kinds of planetary systems there are out there across the Universe. But are planets like Earth unique or totally rare?
Where is the edge of our Solar System? Or better yet, let’s say where is the outermost boundary of the Solar System?