Visual Astronomy Display: July 2018

Highlights…

  • This month’s Physics Crash Course video looks at resistors, batteries, and circuits;
  • James Christy and Robert Harrington talk about how they discovered Charon, 40 years ago;
  • A global dust storm swirling across Mars is threatening the Opportunity rover, will it survive?;
  • As scientists noticed that ‘Oumuamua gained an extra boost of speed as it passed through the solar system, they began to wonder is ‘Oumuamua an interstellar asteroid or comet?; and
  • Amy from Vintage Space explains why the Apollo astronauts traveled in a figure 8 to get to the moon and back.

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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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