All posts by Susie Murph

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

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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By Susie Murph on October 3, 2019 in

Astronomers have found the debris left behind when Andromeda fed on two galaxies. Listen to learn more, and also get updates on orbital changes for Juno, and how Deep Learning may offer a replacement for the Extreme Ultraviolet instrumentation used to predict space weather. Links Andromeda Galaxy Two Ancient Migration Events in the Andromeda Galaxy […]

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By Susie Murph on October 2, 2019 in

Hello and welcome to the Daily Space for today October 1st 2019. I’m your host Annie Wilson. Most Mondays through Fridays either I or my co-host Dr. Pamela Gay will be here bringing you a quick rundown of all that is new in space and astronomy. For a slight change of pace, Annie chats with […]

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By Susie Murph on September 30, 2019 in

It’s a day of random news, and we take a foray into bioscience as we look at the effects of spaceflight on mouse reproduction in between stories on new studies of interstellar comet Borisov’s gassy composition and SpaceX’s plans for Starship. Links Comet Borisov We Could Chase Down Interstellar Comet Borisov by 2045 (Space.com) Astronomers […]

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By Susie Murph on September 27, 2019 in

So today was a mind-blowing day with many press releases telling us just how we were wrong about where planets form, how and how fast galaxy clusters form, and the halos of galaxies as they form. Links Galaxy Cluster Formation Oldest Galaxy Protocluster forms “Queen’s Court” (Subaru Telescope) Record-Breaking Protocluster Takes Fast-track (Gemini Observatory Press […]

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By Susie Murph on September 26, 2019 in

We have seen the news for tomorrow, and it is amazing, but for today, we keep things short and sweet and bring you an update on how Psyche got its density, a star getting eaten by a black hole, and a galaxy merger with 3 someday-merging supermassive blackholes in their center. Links Density of Psyche […]

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By Susie Murph on September 25, 2019 in

It’s Wednesday, and that means just one thing: It’s time for a Rocket Roundup. This week we have news of launches from 3 nations, 2 capsuls on their way to the ISS with 4tons of cargo and 3 people, and an update on the Vikram lander. Links The launch of BeiDou-3 navigation satellites M19 & […]

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By Susie Murph on September 18, 2019 in

It’s Wednesday, and that means it’s time for a round up of all things rocket related. China sends up (and then down) Ziyuan-2D, then they’ll be sending Zhuhai-1 andBeiDou-3. Roscosmos is sending up Soyuz-MS-15, and Bigelow Aerospace tests their inflatable habitat. Links Things that launched: China’s Ziyuan-2D mission, with co-passengers BNU-1 and Taurus 1 Liftoff […]

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