Space sciences roundup – Nov.6.2019

A sampling of recent articles, videos, and images from space-related science news items (find previous roundups here): Exoplanets ** TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) has found 29 exoplanets so far in a survey of southern sky: NASA’s TESS Presents Panorama of Southern Sky | NASA … Constructed from 208 TESS images taken during the mission’s … Continue reading Space sciences roundup – Nov.6.2019

Space sciences roundup – Oct.18.2019

A sampling of recent articles, videos, and images from space-related science news items (find previous roundups here): Astronomy ** A better view of an interstellar comet 2I/Borisov: Hubble Observes New Interstellar Visitor | ESA/Hubble On 12 October 2019, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope provided astronomers with their best look yet at an interstellar visitor — … Continue reading Space sciences roundup – Oct.18.2019

Space sciences roundup – Oct.4.2019

A sampling of recent articles, videos, and images from space-related science news items (find previous roundups here): Astronomy ** Enigmatic radio burst illuminates a galaxy’s tranquil ​halo | ESO Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope have for the first time observed that a fast radio burst passed through a galactic halo. Lasting less than a … Continue reading Space sciences roundup – Oct.4.2019

Space sciences roundup – Sept.6.2019

A sampling of recent articles, videos, and images from space-related science news items (find previous roundups here): [ Update 2: Unfortunately, contact with the Vikram lander was lost shortly before the landing: Ground teams lost communication with India’s first lunar landing mission moments before its scheduled touchdown on the moon Friday, suggesting the robotic research … Continue reading Space sciences roundup – Sept.6.2019

Space sciences roundup – Aug.1.2019

A sampling of recent articles, videos, and images from space-related science news items: ** Comets & Asteroids *** the Comet is a terrific short film created by Christian Stangl who used a good fraction of the thousands of images taken by ESA’s Rosetta mission of the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67p). The music for the soundtrack was … Continue reading Space sciences roundup – Aug.1.2019