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By StarStryder on October 21, 2019 in

Got clear skies? Go out tonight and catch the Orionids Meteor shower, a storm of falling stars generated by Halley’s comet. Later this week, we’ll see aurora like those that will one day be predicted by the ESA Solar Probe. We also have an update on the Mars 2020 rover. Links Orionid Meteor Shower (space.com) […]

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By Susie Murph on October 8, 2019 in

Today is a day of worldly news. We revisit the possibility of water on Venus, look at Mars, announce 21 new moons (that you can name!), and learn this year’s Physics Nobel Prize was awarded for the discovery of 51 Peg b, the first known planet orbiting an alien star. Transcript (with links) This is […]

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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 StarStryder on September 20, 2019 in

Today is the Global Climate Strike, but we’re here to bring you science – including climate science. Let’s look at our world, and then look away to the clouds on Venus and the dust devils on Mars. Links Global Climate Strike GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE → SEP. 20–27 (org page) ‘This could only be a fantasy’: Greta […]

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By StarStryder on September 17, 2019 in

Today’s news is dominated by all things planetary, and features stories about exploding dunes on Mars, exploding meteors at Jupiter, and the dirty gritty stuff that isn’t coating Saturn’s ring materials. We also add a side dose of neutron star to round things out. Links Exploding Dunes North polar dunes on Mars (press releases) ExoMars […]

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