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By Nicole Gugliucci on April 18, 2014 in

Greetings, space-lovers! We’re happy to once again host the Carnival of Space, your weekly roundup of the space and astronomy blogosphere. We’ll start with the big exoplanet news of the week: Kepler 186f was announced with its planetary brethren as an Earth-sized planet within the “Goldilocks Zone” of its host M-dwarf star. Carolyn Collins Peterson […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on March 10, 2014 in

I’ll admit… I didn’t see the original Cosmos when it was on television. In fact, I didn’t even see it until I had already decided on astronomy as a major. Carl Sagan’s Contact was a huge inspiration to me becoming an astronomer, but that’s another story. I now have Cosmos on DVD, and have seen […]