The Hubble Space Telescope photographs a large bubble being blown in space by a super-hot, massive star;
The story of the Hinode telescope as told by LEGOs;
Phil Plait talks about the nearly 2000 exoplanets that have been discovered to date in one of this weeks Astronomy Crash Course videos;
Why does the edge of the sun seem darker than the middle? Solar limb darkening explained by MinutePhysics;
If you’ve ever visited the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. then you’ve probably seen The Space Mural – A Cosmic View painted by Robert McCall; and
Even though Pluto has been declared a dwarf planet, astronomers still think there is a larger ninth planet out in the far reaches of the Solar System. Fraser Cain discusses the evidence that have led to this theory..
https://t.co/NdiTwmoN3J #HERMES will search for families of stars using a program named Cannon, after the original #AnnieJumpCannon. They trained it with spectra they had identified by hand. Learn more about the Harvard Computers here: https://t.co/awxAZwVy8s
Last day of @CambSciFest and where am I? @saoastro of course!! The Cambridge Explores the Universe event goes til 4pm, so come in over, learn about space, and have some fun!! @DASCHDesk. Love these plates.