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Jupiter Throwing Rocks, Moon in Shadows and Arecibo Update

By on January 10, 2020 in

From Jupiter escalating hostilities towards Earth, to the Moon being in Earth’s shadows, to checking on on the Arecibo Observatory as it recovers from the earthquake in Puerto Rico – we’re catching up on some of the real world events that have happened during AAS this week. In general, we are here to bring you […]

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Final Highlights from AAS – New Stars Everywhere

By on January 9, 2020 in

The American Astronomical Society’s annual meeting came to an end yesterday, but it is going to take us the rest of this week to get through even the highlights of what has happened. This week was full of controversy, existential crisis, and a diversity of non-stop science.  The Milky Way’s Impending Galactic Collision Is Already […]

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2019 Spaceflight: A Quick Review

By on January 8, 2020 in

Usually Wednesdays are for Rocket Roundup, and today is going to be a little different.  Rather than cover all of the launches that occurred in these past few weeks, I’m going to do a quick round up of the past year in spaceflight. There were 97 successful rocket launches out of 102 total launches, which […]

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Planets, Stars, and death to Dark Energy

By on January 7, 2020 in

The Hubble Space Telescope continues to give us amazing views and science, 30 years later. Here are a couple of new stories that help us appreciate this amazing tool of science. Yesterday’s breaking news more than compensated for the past few week’s of slow news. From turning lead into gold with neutron star mergers, to […]

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Hubble still going strong at it’s 30th Anniversary

By on January 6, 2020 in

The Hubble Space Telescope continues to give us amazing views and science, 30 years later. Here are a couple of new stories that help us appreciate this amazing tool of science. This week is the 235th meeting of the American Astronomical Society. Held in Honolulu Hawaii, this meeting is giving some of our team a […]

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