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, […]

Astronomy Cast Ep. 360: Modern Women: Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Jocelyn Bell Burnell is an Irish astronomer, best known for being part of the team that discovered pulsars, and the following controversy when she was excluded from the Nobel Prize winning team. (…)Read the rest of Astronomy Cast Ep. 360: Modern Women: Jocelyn Bell Burnell (47 words) © Fraser for Universe Today, 2014. | Permalink […]

Astronomy Cast Ep. 359: Modern Women: Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Jocelyn Bell Burnell is an Irish astronomer, best known for being part of the team that discovered pulsars, and the following controversy when she was excluded from the Nobel Prize winning team. (…)Read the rest of Astronomy Cast Ep. 359: Modern Women: Jocelyn Bell Burnell (46 words) © Fraser for Universe Today, 2014. | Permalink […]

Where Have All the Pulsars Gone? The Mystery at the Center of Our Galaxy

The galactic center is a happening place, with lots of gas, dust, stars, and surprising binary stars orbiting a supermassive black hole about three million times the size of our sun. With so many stars, astronomers estimate that there should be hundreds of dead ones. But to date, scientists have found only a single young pulsar at […]