Sep 21, 2022 | Active Galaxies, Daily Space, Earth, Enceladus, ESA, Globular Cluster, Jupiter, JWST, Mars, Moon, Rockets, Saturn, Sky Watching, Spacecraft, SpaceX, Starlink, Stars, The Sun
Asteroseismologists are combining data from TESS, Kepler, and eventually, JWST to study stellar oscillations in ‘infant’ stars, with the goal of creating new models for how such young stars form and evolve over time. Plus, JWST images Mars, Hubble images stars, and SpaceX manages to launch another Starlink mission in spite of weather delays.
Jun 15, 2022 | Active Galaxies, Daily Space, ESA, Galaxies, Rockets, Science, Spacecraft, SpaceX, Stars, White Dwarfs
The Gaia mission released its third ‘treasure trove’ of observations and calculations of more than two billion stars in the Milky Way, including ‘starquakes’, stellar DNA, binary star systems, and more. Plus, day one of the American Astronomical Society press conferences and updates on Starship and NASA’s TROPICS-1 mission.
May 11, 2022 | Active Galaxies, Asteroids, Citizen Science, Daily Space, Galaxies, Guest Interview, Mars, Perseverance, Rockets, Space China, Spacecraft, SpaceX, Starlink, Supermassive Black Holes
A luminous black hole already classified as an active galactic nucleus brightened suddenly in recent ground and space observations, and the cause may be due to a sudden flip in the magnetic poles. Plus, community science, rockets, Ingenuity, and an interview with Dr. Cathy Weitz from Planetary Science Institute.
Apr 6, 2022 | Active Galaxies, Artemis, Crewed Space, Daily Space, Exoplanets, Galaxies, Jupiter, JWST, Rocket Lab, Rockets, Spacecraft, SpaceX, Stars
In a joint discovery announced by the Subaru and Hubble telescopes, researchers have captured images of a gas giant protoplanet whose distant formation supports the disk instability theory. Plus, galaxies, more galaxies, a couple of rocket launches, and updates on JWST and SLS.
Mar 11, 2022 | Active Galaxies, Crewed Space, Daily Space, Earth, Sky Watching, Stars, Supermassive Black Holes, The Sun
Today’s science stories run the gamut of the strange and the weird, with several black holes, the effects of space on astronaut blood cells, and how alligator mating dances added to solar science. Plus, this week’s What’s Up helps you choose binoculars for sky gazing.
Jan 8, 2022 | Active Galaxies, Astrobiology, Daily Space, Exoplanets, Nebulae, Observatories, Rockets, SpaceX, Star Forming Region, Starlink, Supernovae, Venus
Scientists examined over 80,000 images from large telescopes and their sensitive instruments and found over 70 free-floating planets with the possibility for even more. Plus, a red giant supernova, new images of the Flame Nebula, and a review of Netflix’s “Don’t Look Up”.