Planets, Stars, and death to Dark Energy

Planets, Stars, and death to Dark Energy

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...

Unexpected Solar Systems and looking up in November

The TESS mission is following the tradition started by Kepler and finding us planets in places and orbits we never expected. In today’s episode we look at how TESS’s discovery of a Gas Giant in a highly elliptical orbit led to new models looking to imagine how a...

The Universe Keeps failing to Meet Expectations

In today’s news we find stars started earlier than thought, stars then don’t eat planets when expected, and put planets in places we never anticipated. Ancient gas cloud shows that the first stars must have formed very quickly (Press Release) Today’s...

Iron Volcanoes, and Supermassive Black Holes Misbehaving

We have seen the news for tomorrow, and it is amazing, but for today, we keep things short and sweet and bring you an update on how Psyche got its density, a star getting eaten by a black hole, and a galaxy merger with 3 someday-merging supermassive blackholes in...