2021: A Look Ahead at the Night Sky, Space Flight, and Science

2021: A Look Ahead at the Night Sky, Space Flight, and Science

Media Listen on Libsyn Watch on Twitch  Summary We’re going to kick off the year with a look at upcoming night sky events, as well as scheduled spacecraft milestones and exciting space flights. Expect to hear about planets, eclipses, space tourism, crewed...
Researchers learn about the central spherical component in spiral galaxies, Comet Atlas has fragmented into pieces, and talking Mercury with Deborah Domingue Lorin and Jeffrey Kargel from PSI

Researchers learn about the central spherical component in spiral galaxies, Comet Atlas has fragmented into pieces, and talking Mercury with Deborah Domingue Lorin and Jeffrey Kargel from PSI

Researchers from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço have obtained important results about the central spherical component (the bulge) in spiral galaxies like the Milky Way, shedding new light on our understanding of galactic evolution. C/2019 Y4 ATLAS was...
MeerKAT spots unusual features in distant galaxy, photographic proof merging galaxies produce jets of charged particles, and BepiColombo makes Earth flyby

MeerKAT spots unusual features in distant galaxy, photographic proof merging galaxies produce jets of charged particles, and BepiColombo makes Earth flyby

An international team of astronomers has uncovered unusual features in the radio galaxy ESO 137-006 using MeerKAT data, Clemson researchers have reported the first photographic proof that merging galaxies can produce jets of charged particles that travel at nearly the...