Weekly Space Hangout – Dec. 11, 2015: Carolyn Collins Petersen

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Carolyn Collins Petersen -TheSpacewriter; CEO of Loch Ness Productions; author. Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg ) Kimberly Cartier (@AstroKimCartier ) Ramin Skibba (raminskibba.net / @raminskibba) Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / www.astroguyz.com) (…)Read the rest of Weekly Space Hangout – Dec. 11, 2015: Carolyn Collins Petersen (199 words) © Fraser […]

Weekly Space Hangout – June 5, 2015: Stephen Fowler, Creative Director at InfoAge

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: This week we welcome Stephen Fowler, who is the Creative Director at InfoAge, the organization behind refurbishing the TIROS 1 dish and the Science History Learning Center and Museum at Camp Evans, Wall, NJ. Guests: Jolene Creighton (@jolene723 / fromquarkstoquasars.com) Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg ) (…)Read the rest […]

Weekly Space Hangout – May 15, 2015: Finding, Studying and Visiting Other Worlds!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Jolene Creighton (@jolene723 / fromquarkstoquasars.com) Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein / briankoberlein.com) Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / www.astroguyz.com) Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg ) Alessondra Springmann (@sondy) (…)Read the rest of Weekly Space Hangout – May 15, 2015: Finding, Studying and Visiting Other Worlds! (501 words) © Fraser for Universe Today, 2015. | […]

Andromeda and Milky Way Might Collide Sooner Than We Think

The merger of the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxy won’t happen for another 4 billion years, but the recent discovery of a massive halo of hot gas around Andromeda may mean our galaxies are already touching.(…)Read the rest of Andromeda and Milky Way Might Collide Sooner Than We Think (740 words) © Bob King for Universe Today, […]

A Night-Sky Timelapse You Don’t Want to Miss

It’s an old story: a couple leave their jobs, sell everything, and live in motorhome to capture footage and imagery of the night sky. Wait… what? This unique story is exactly what Brad and Marci Goldpaint did. They left their jobs and traveled throughout the western US in an RV to begin educating the public […]

How We’ve ‘Morphed’ From “Starry Night” to Planck’s View of the BICEP2 Field

From the vantage point of a window in an insane asylum, Vincent van Gogh painted one of the most noted and valued artistic works in human history. It was the summer of 1889. With his post-impressionist paint strokes, Starry Night depicts a night sky before sunrise that undulates, flows and is never settled. Scientific discoveries […]

Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 30, 2015: Paul Hildebrandt Fights for Space!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba) Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / www.astroguyz.com) Special Guest: Paul Hildebrandt from Fight For Space (…)Read the rest of Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 30, 2015: Paul Hildebrandt Fights for Space! (337 words) © Fraser for Universe Today, 2015. | Permalink | One comment | Post tags: 2004 BL86, […]

Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 16, 2015

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @cosmic_chatter) Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba) Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein) (…)Read the rest of Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 16, 2015 (268 words) © Fraser for Universe Today, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: APOD, Beagle 2, Curiosity, eclipse, Falcon 9, ISS, Mars, Meteorites, milky way, […]

Hearing the Early Universe’s Scream: Sloan Survey Announces New Findings

Imagine a single mission that would allow you to explore the Milky Way and beyond, investigating cosmic chemistry, hunting planets, mapping galactic structure, probing dark energy and analyzing the expansion of the wider Universe. Enter the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, a massive scientific collaboration that enables one thousand astronomers from 51 institutions around the world to do just that. At Tuesday’s AAS briefing […]