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Weird Science: Explosions near and far, it’s not aliens, and Meteor Storm

By on November 21, 2019 in

Yesterday was a really weird day in space news, and today’s Daily Space is going to touch a bit on spacecraft, sky events, and why entomologists shouldn’t look at rock fields before we do a deep dive into gamma ray bursts. This is the Daily Space for today, Thursday, November 21, 2019. I am your […]

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Rocket Roundup for Nov 20

By on November 20, 2019 in

Annie catches us up with an update from SpaceX, a surprise rocket launch with a space jellyfish, and news of the latest spacewalk Hello, and welcome to the Daily Space for today November 20, 2019. I am your host Annie Wilson. Most Mondays through Fridays, our team will be here bringing you a quick rundown […]

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Galaxy Cluster Stars, Titan Map, Starlink drama, and Blood flow gone bad

By on November 19, 2019 in

We have so much news today, so much news we can’t neatly sum it up. Join us as we look at rare star formation in galaxy clusters, get annoyed with Starlink (as one does), celebrate new science from Cassini that maps out Titan, and finally as we learn that zero gravity is really bad for […]

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A tale of two Mysteries: The Source of Solar Spicules & the Search for life on Mars

By on November 18, 2019 in

Today’s episode takes a hard look at two of our solar systems deeper mysteries. The first story looks at our Sun and resolves a possible source for how superheated spicules form and maybe heat the corona. Our second story looks at how Mars 2020 (and ExoMars) will be looking for fossilized life on Mars, what […]

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Galaxies (and moons and star formation) in Alignment

By on November 16, 2019 in

Today is a day when our science is all about alignments, on both the largest and smaller scales of our Universe. One of the basic rules of cosmology, the cosmological principle, is that at the largest scales our universe is homogeneous and isotropic, which is to say it’s made of the same stuff and that […]

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