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Your Place for Multimedia Science Entertainment!

We have a little bit of everything. Hear the voices of the astronomy community on the 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast, or catch up on the news with our Daily Space episodes. Also catch launches, landings, and other special events as they happen with us on Twitch.

Special Events

  • April 7, Science Chat (immediately after Daily Space)
    Guest Dr. Stuart Robbins, SWRI
    “Mars Is Red, But Not Unchanging”
  • October 24-25, Hangoutathon 2020
    Information coming soon

Astronomy Cast Logolive:
Fridays, 3pm EDT / noon PDT

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Daily Space Logolive: only on
Mon-Fri, 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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Official Podcast of the
International Year of Astronomy.

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Join the Community

We have a diverse community of folks here to talk science, write code, and just share memes and play games. Join the conversation on Discord and find a Geeky community welcoming to all. Want to do more? Join our opensource community on Github and be part of creating tomorrow’s citizen science.

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Citizen Science

CosmoQuest invites you to help NASA scientists make maps of scientifically interesting features in our Solar System. You can map craters on the Moon, and trace the splatter of asteroid impacts on Vesta. All these worlds are yours to explore!

Currently we’re rebuilding all our citizen science projects with a new interface. We’ll get you sciencing again as soon as we can.

If it takes a village to raise a child, it will take a global-community to understand the universe.

We are part of that community. You are part of it with us.


NSF Gives Update on their COVID-19 Response

NSF Gives Update on their COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Coronavirus. CREDIT: Centers for Disease Control NSF Letter to Community Regarding COVID-19 (NSF) Scientists everywhere are now learning how to better use Zoom, Slack, and other digital tools to try and keep the science going. While astronomy and space...

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AURA Gives Update on its Telescope Facilities

AURA Gives Update on its Telescope Facilities

Kitt Peak Observatory. CREDIT: P. Marenfeld & NOAO/AURA/NSF COVID-19 update on AURA Operations and Facilities (AURA) Well, in this age of COVID-19 how we define essential is taking a very different shape. Essential is no longer “how do we keep our timelines...

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Snapping a Space Shot

Snapping a Space Shot

A 10,000-pixel MKID array made by the Mazin lab for the DARKNESS instrument at the Palomar 200-inch Telescope. CREDIT:  Ben Mazin Snapping A Space Shot (UC Santa Barbara) Researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara are developing new detectors...

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