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.
Alex McGrath just published an article on the #HumanComputers! Computers at Work: Astronomical labor at the HCO at the turn of the century. https://t.co/uvdbXnnEEv Transcribe logbooks of these pioneering women and help them and get credit for their work! https://t.co/3SkfXRTrPI
And thanks to the Star Songs: From X-Rays to Music project, https://t.co/wC9frB2xAl, for allowing us to use their cool "Blues Hydra" music as background for the #ProjectPHaEDRA #BehindtheScenes videos! #sonification #Astronomy #composition #newmusic
Want to learn more about the work that goes into getting @ProjectPHaEDRA collections into the transcription center? Check out a new behind-the-scenes video from their staff! https://t.co/n1n0AuN6R9 💫⭐️