Category Archives: Astronomy

JWST’s plan to avoid micrometeorites, and Artemis 1 arrives at the Moon! | Night Sky News Nov 22

In this month’s Night Sky News we chat about how to spot the Moon occulting Mars, the beginnings of the Artemis 1 mission, the latest JWST updates including its new plan to avoid micrometeorites, and a new study on the … Continue reading

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JWST’s successor: The Carl Sagan Observatory – a 12 METRE optical telescope searching for exo-Earth

Big thank you to Matt Mountain (STSci, AURA) who recently gave a lecture in Oxford on his experience leading the planning and development of JWST and who touched on the Carl Sagan observatory in his talk. #jwst #alienlife #carlsagan Hammel … Continue reading

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Why Does The Universe Look Like This?

[…] Researched and Written by Jon Farrow Narrated and Edited by David Kelly Animations by Jero Squartini https://www.fiverr.com/share/0v7Kjv Laniakea animation by Alperaym Incredible thumbnail art by Ettore Mazza, the GOAT: https://www.instagram.com/ettore.mazz… Huge thanks to Daniel Pomarède for the use of … Continue reading

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Strange Ripple Structures Found at the Edge of the Solar System

[…] Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about new discoveries about the shape of the heliosphere and strange new discoveries from the edge of the solar system Links: https://www.nature.com/articles/s4155… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliosp… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interst… http://ibex.swri.edu/Continue reading

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Heliosphere that protects us from the universe

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The world’s first planetary defense test mission | Thomas Zurbuchen

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What we found when we went looking for another Earth

n the last few years, scientists have discovered thousands of exoplanets – and a lot of them are surprisingly weird. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Watch part 2, How to find a … Continue reading

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 BREAKING 🚨: Large meteor spotted burning up over Scotland and Northern Ireland | Latest in space

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BBC Radio 4 – The Blind Astronomer

Kate Molleson tells the story of Wanda Diaz-Merced and her pioneering work with sound. This is the story, and the sound, of Puerto Rican scientist Wanda Díaz-Merced, who is revolutionising astronomy by turning data from space into audio that can … Continue reading

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year: ‘Once in a lifetime’ picture of comet wins award | BBC News

By Georgina Rannard BBC News Climate & Science Disconnection Event won the Astronomy Photograph of the Year award A rare photograph of a comet that will never be seen from Earth again has won a prestigious photography prize. The image … Continue reading

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