Star Formation Occurs in Competitive Environment

Star Formation Occurs in Competitive Environment

A survey of the stellar nursery in the Orion Nebula Cluster provides evidence that stars compete for material and their size depends on what they gather rather than their initial core size. Plus, NASA mission updates, fast radio bursts, neutron stars, visible novae,...
LPSC: Studying Microorganisms Trapped in Salt as Martian Analog

LPSC: Studying Microorganisms Trapped in Salt as Martian Analog

We interview a pair of scientists who have examined microorganisms embedded in halite crystals to determine the feasibility of finding similar evidence of past life in return samples from Mars. Plus, ‘Oumuamua, Bennu, Ryugu, winds on Jupiter and a space jellyfish....
Bumper Crop of Gravitational Wave Events Detected!

Bumper Crop of Gravitational Wave Events Detected!

Media Listen on Libsyn Watch on Twitch  Transcript Yesterday, we talked about the accelerated timeline for OSIRIS-REx to stow the sample from Bennu. And we said we would update you all once we had new information. Of course, right after we went off the air...