Mar 19 - Astrophysicist Saul Teukolsky
will explain gravitational waves and describe how he and his colleagues
at Cornell used supercomputers to show that the waves came from black
holes. Read more ›
Perseverance Valley holds rocks carved by sand blowing uphill from the crater floor, and wind might also be the key in sorting larger particles into rows parallel to the slope.
Juno is soaking up as much data as it can about the planet’s gravity, magnetic fields, deep atmosphere and core. [Forbes/Science]
Astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger speaks about the search for faraway worlds and signatures of life.
FRB 121102, a fast radio burst discovered by Cornell astronomers.
Artist’s depiction of an exomoon around a gas giant exoplanet. A new study explores the fates of such moons when planets interact. [NASA/JPL-Caltech]
Fact #8: Cosmic Combat
Antares (think anti-Ares) is known as the rival of Mars because Mars passes by this bright red star, "challenging" the planet as it nears.
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