The Hubble Space Telescope brings us more evidence for water vapor plumes on Europa;
Cassini takes a historic dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings, returning images for its closest look at Saturn’s atmosphere;
NASA’s Kennedy Space Center shared a few videos explaining all about CubeSats;
NASA profiles Anna Fisher, who retired from NASA after a career that stretched from the beginnings of the space shuttle program through International Space Station and into the design of the Orion spacecraft; and
NASA’s OSIRS-REx searches for Earth’s elusive Trojan asteroids when the spacecraft passes by Earth’s L4 Lagrange point, en route to asteroid Bennu in 2018.
“Mapping the Heavens,” a CfA Observatory Night talk, given by Priyamvada Natarajan, Yale University.
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