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By Susie Murph on June 13, 2019 in

The #DailySpace brings you the universe at 10am PST / 1pm EST / 5pm GMT on twitch.tv/CosmoQuestX. Today’s #spacenews includes: https://science.house.gov/news/press-releases/chairwoman-johnson-and-rep-gonzlez-coln-introduce-the-vera-rubin-survey-telescope-designation-act (Washington, DC) – Today, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR) introduced H.R. 3196, the “Vera Rubin Survey Telescope Designation Act.” H.R. 3196 would designate the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), […]

By Susie Murph on July 10, 2018 in

From July 14 to 22, the world’s leading experts in space science will gather in Pasadena, informally known as the City of Astronomy, for the 42nd assembly of the Committee on Space Research, or COSPAR. Caltech is hosting the meeting, with the support of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which is managed by Caltech for NASA. […]

By Susie Murph on July 4, 2018 in

More than 200 sessions featuring speakers from nearly 70 countries as well as topics going from health to climate change and big data to artificial intelligence: the ESOF 2018 Toulouse programme has just been unveiled and brings the promise of a whole week of high-level multidisciplinary exchanges around the big scientific and social issues at […]

By Susie Murph on June 21, 2016 in

Evan Gough over at Universe Today writes that recently, a student at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada, has discovered four new exoplanets hidden in data from the Kepler spacecraft. Michelle Kunimoto recently graduated from UBC with a Bachelor’s degree in physics and astronomy. As part of her coursework, she spent a few months […]

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 […]