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By Nicole Gugliucci on May 19, 2014 in

We spend a lot of time exploring the surface of the Moon because it has a lot to tell us. But there’s more to the Moon than what you can see in visible light. Using radio waves, astronomers are also exploring what’s just below the surface. This image above shows Mare Serenitatis as seen using […]

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 February 3, 2014 in

We’re still following the news of the supernova that went off in M82 a couple of weeks ago. With the official name SN 2014J, it appears to have reached peak brightness the other day at magnitude 10.5 according to Sky & Telescope. So, if you have a small telescope and want to see it yourself, […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on March 30, 2013 in

Well hello, CosmoQuesters. I am finally just about done with pictures and video from my trip to see ALMA in Chile a few weeks ago. I still have some podcast content to cut together and post on our brand new 365 Days of Astronomy website, but I thought I’d share all the goodness so far. […]