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By Susie Murph on July 12, 2019 in

The #DailySpace brings you the universe at 10am PST / 1pm EST / 5pm GMT on twitch.tv/CosmoQuestX. Today’s #spacenews includes: https://news.agu.org/press-release/space-station-mold-survives-high-doses-of-ionizing-radiation/ Iā€™m going to start with the grossest story of the day so I can go on to bury this disgusting space news with as much science as possible. I have long said that the […]

By Susie Murph on November 26, 2018 in

Welcome to the 588th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers, who submit their best work each week for your benefit. We have a fantastic roundup today, so now, on to this week’s worth of stories!

By Susie Murph on October 10, 2016 in

CosmoAcademy is a chance to expand your knowledge of hot topics in astronomy, learn new skills, become a better teacher, or get information you can share with your own students. Here you can find: Courses for the general public cover everything from subjects covered in Astronomy 101 (overview of the Solar System and beyond) to […]

By Matthew Francis on September 2, 2014 in

Black holes can seem like something from a science fiction fever dream. They are objects so compact that they curve spacetime back on itself, trapping anything that falls in, including light. Yet they exist: the Universe contains (ahem) billions and billions of black holes, ranging from small star-mass individuals to supermassive monsters at the centers […]

By Matthew Francis on June 11, 2014 in

We have three exciting online classes coming up in June and July! Join us and learn about black holes, how we can study the Universe using hydrogen gas, and the frozen bodies ā€” Pluto and its cousins ā€” at the icy edge of our Solar System. Introduction to black holes Soviet researchers, who only had […]