Visual Astronomy Display: February 2016

Visual Astronomy Display for February 2016


  • Have you ever wondered how close can you get the Sun? Well, SciShowSpace has the answer!;
  • The Royal Observatory Greenwich asks: Are there aliens?;
  • Were you curious about how the astronauts were able to grow lettuce on the International Space Station? Science@NASA explains how that historic vegetable moment came to be;
  • The Astronomy Crash Course series continues! Phil Plait talks about asteroids and comets;
  • The crew Dragon parachutes are tested as part of SpaceX’s final development and certification work with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program; and
  • New Horizon’s is still sending back data from its fly by of the distant dwarf planet, and Pluto continues to amaze researchers as they discover evidence for cryovolcanism.

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