Astronomy

Cassini concludes final fly by of Titan

Astronomy Magazine - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 04:00
Now the spacecraft is on to surfing through rings until its Grand Finale.
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How does sound travel on Mars?

Astronomy Magazine - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 04:00
The Curiosity rover is scraping a rock along in its wheels, but what would that actually sound like to our ears?
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Inside the plan to send two Cassini clones to Neptune and Pluto

Astronomy Magazine - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 04:00
The 1991 proposal could have shaped our understanding of the outer solar system altogether.
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Palomar Observatory spots a gravitationally lensed supernova

Astronomy Magazine - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 04:00
This unique find offers insight into the expanding universe
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What Earth looks like from other planets

Astronomy Magazine - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 04:00
NASA released Cassini’s final image of Earth.
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The largest SETI initiative ever is reviewing 11 promising signals that probably aren’t aliens

Astronomy Magazine - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 04:00
Breakthrough Listen is checking in on its initial results. You know, just in case.
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27 best Hubble images on its 27th birthday

Astronomy Magazine - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 04:00
The space telescope’s extraordinary vision has revealed star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies in detail no one could have imagined.
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The beating heart of NGC 4696 can send out galaxy-sized shockwaves

Astronomy Magazine - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 04:00
This galaxy hosts a supermassive black hole with a pulse of 5 to 10 million years.
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Dark skies could make for a spectacular Lyrid meteor shower

Astronomy Magazine - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 04:00

This weekend’s meteor shower promises to be a good one.

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Finding the Milky Way’s hydrogen halo

Astronomy Magazine - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 04:00
By combining thousands of observations, astronomers can better examine the massive hydrogen halo that surrounds our galaxy.
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This potentially balmy super-Earth makes for a tempting case study in habitability

Astronomy Magazine - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 04:00
Can red dwarf planets hold on to their atmospheres long enough to survive the first few billion years.
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Should we reconsider our view on Neptune’s largest moon?

Astronomy Magazine - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 04:00
Voyager data indicated an exciting, dynamic, strange world. New research brings it back into the spotlight.
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Landslides may show Ceres’ ice covered hills

Astronomy Magazine - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 04:00
These three types of landslides give more information about Ceres’ composition.
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Miniverse will take you on a road trip through the solar system.

Astronomy Magazine - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 04:00
Join former astronaut Chris Hadfield and his astronomical hitchhikers on this unique journey to the planets.
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NASA offers first live 360 stream of rocket launch

Astronomy Magazine - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 04:00
Watch Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft take live in a new realistic way.
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Astronomers are closing in on exoplanetary rings

Astronomy Magazine - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 04:00
Our solar system has four planets with rings — what about other solar systems?
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Can you imagine the sky in five million years?

Astronomy Magazine - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 04:00
Now you don’t have to — Gaia has the answer.
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Enceladus’ sea floor has hydrothermal vents like ours

Astronomy Magazine - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 04:00
Where there’s heat and water on Earth, there’s life.
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These are the strangest oceans in our galaxy

Astronomy Magazine - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 04:00

It’s a weird, wet universe out there.

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A faint, distant object is found at the outskirts of the Kuiper Belt

Astronomy Magazine - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 04:00
ALMA found some interesting information while investigating the very distant member of our solar system.
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