Visual Astronomy Display: February 2018


  • This month’s Physics Crash Course videos explain the physics of music and temperature;
  • It’s official, 2017 was the second hottest year on record since 1880;
  • ESO Astronomer’s have recently discovered a star that appears to be orbiting an inactive stellar-mass black hole;
  • January 31st was the 60th anniversary of Explorer 1, the first satellite launched by the United States; and
  • After a trip to the moon, astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin were looking forward to some shut eye… but there was just one problem, no one designed beds for the Lunar Module!

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Katie Frey

Katie Frey leads the development of the Unified Astronomy Thesaurus, a community supported linked data vocabulary for sorting, filtering, and exploring astronomical literature, data sets, images, etc.

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