Visual Astronomy Display: June 2018

Highlights…

  • New magnetic events discovered in the near-Earth environment by using an innovative technique to squeeze extra information out of the data;
  • Is it a pulsar? Is it a magnatar? Do dense stars evolve from one state to another over time?;
  • Learn how TESS searches the skies for exoplanets over the course of its two year mission; and
  • Amy Shira Teitel explains how just how dangerous it was for astronauts to fall into gimbal lock during the Apoll 13 mission.

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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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