Venus has an electric wind strong enough to remove the components of water from its upper atmosphere, a phenomena that may have helped to strip the planet of its oceans;
SciShowSpace discuses the new techniques astronomers have used to find the 1,284 recently discovered exoplanets;
On July 4, 2016 NASA’s Juno spacecraft will enter orbit around Jupiter, passing closer to the gas giant than any spacecraft before;
Astronomers are comparing archival observations from Swift with data from the European Space Agency’s XMM-Newton observatory and the Japan-led Suzaku satellite to identify the reflections of X-ray flares eruptions of a blackhole;
This month Phil Plait teaches us about High Mass Stars, White Dwarfs and Planetary Nebulae in his Astronomy Crash Course series.
Another example of a female scientist and the systemic discrimination she faced— Cecilia Payne: A Star of Astrophysics #WomenInPhysics #sexism #misogyny https://t.co/efwbGfSXUD via @YouTube Thanks to Nicholas Mee for making this video.
And help transcribe the notebooks she and the other #WomenComputers used in their research with #ProjectPHaEDRA! Help these pioneering women get the credit they deserve for their work: https://t.co/3SkfXRTrPI #HenriettaSwanLeavitt
My Science Sunday post: "Sisters of the Sun" puts light on the women pioneers that transformed astrophysics and our understanding of the Universe. Cecilia Payne, Annie Jump Cannon and Henrietta Leavitt are some of the Ladies of #Harvard's Observatory Hill. @COSMOSonTV @neiltyson