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 ›
Astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger speaks about the search for faraway worlds and signatures of life.
Juno is soaking up as much data as it can about the planet’s gravity, magnetic fields, deep atmosphere and core. [Forbes/Science]
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]
FRB 121102, a fast radio burst discovered by Cornell astronomers.
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.
Fact #11: Hot Enough to Fry an Egg
Venus, not Mercury, has the hottest surface temperature for a planet due to the Greenhouse Effect.
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