All posts by Susie Murph

Susie Murph is a Communications Specialist at CosmoQuest. She also produces Astronomy Cast and the Weekly Space Hangout.

By Susie Murph on October 18, 2019 in

In today’s episode, we look at disrupted worlds showing off their inner chemistry, the lumpily-expanding Tycho supernova remnant, and a sharply bumpy geode in Spain big enough to sit in with a friend. We also have updates the Insight missions’s now-digging mole, and the ICON mission’s launch. Transcript Over the years I’ve read a lot […]

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By Susie Murph on October 17, 2019 in

Sometimes a podcast is a particularly weird way to communicate astronomy, a fundamentally image driven science. In this episode we describe new images of the Insight and Curiosity missions on Mars , of Comet 2I/Borisov, splotches of organics on Titan, and super spiral galaxies. Transcript This is the Daily Space for today, Thursday, October 17, […]

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By Susie Murph on October 16, 2019 in

NASA astronauts sent to ISS on SpaceX Crew Dragon may stay longer than planned. Ten spacewalks in 3 months, including the 1st all female spacewalk (for real this time!) Transcript This is the Daily Space for today, Tuesday, October 15, 2019. I am your host, Annie Wilson, and I am here to put science in […]

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By Susie Murph on October 15, 2019 in

Today’s news is all about small blobs of light in the sky. Most distant, we find ourselves looking at the halos of massive galaxies and newly resolved structures. From there, we jump to dward galaxies with massive black hole associated high speed outflows. Finally, we have an update on the extrasolar comet 2I/Borisov. Transcript This […]

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By Susie Murph on October 11, 2019 in

It is a slow news day, but we have two cool stories. High-speed images of a black hole eating a star hint at a role for plasma. The Moon also appears to be getting a steady stream of water from space, and that is new and awesome. Finally, Bennu mappers phase 2 is beginning! Transcript […]

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By Susie Murph on October 10, 2019 in

Today’s news is brief but balanced. Join us to explore new work that looks at how stellar mergers match-up with highly magnetic stars, how gas falling in doesn’t balance with gas blown out of our galaxy, and finally get a brief update on the Hyabusa 2 mission. Transcript This is the Daily Space for today, […]

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(This blog post includes more information than was in the podcast version as recorded.) This is the Daily Space for today, Wednesday, October 9, 2019. I am your host, Dr Pamela Gay, and I am here to put science in your brain.  Most Mondays through Fridays, either I or my cohost Annie Wilson will be […]

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By Susie Murph on October 8, 2019 in

Today is a day of worldly news. We revisit the possibility of water on Venus, look at Mars, announce 21 new moons (that you can name!), and learn this year’s Physics Nobel Prize was awarded for the discovery of 51 Peg b, the first known planet orbiting an alien star. Transcript (with links) This is […]

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By Susie Murph on October 7, 2019 in

Today’s news is a hot mess – literally. We bring you stories of our galaxy flaring out jets, the formation of the universe’s web of large scale structure, and of a binary star system forming in a pretzel of gas and dust. Transcript (with links) This is the Daily Space for today, Monday, October 7, […]

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By Susie Murph on October 4, 2019 in

The #DailySpace brings you the universe at 10am PST / 1pm EST / 5pm GMT on twitch.tv/CosmoQuestX. Happy Friday everyone! Today, we are able to confirm life on Earth was around at least 3.5 billion years ago thanks to fossils in ancient Stromatolites. We also have an update on the stuck Mars Insight thermometer, and […]

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