Visual Astronomy Display: May 2018


  • This month’s Physics Crash Course video looks at electric charge and electric fields;
  • Watch TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, launch successfully from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida;
  • In preparation for sending the first people into space, NASA learned a lot about the ear’s role in motion sickness from studying deaf men in the 1960s; and
  • SciShowSpace wonders if we could give Mars a magnetic field capable of protecting life from stellar radiation.

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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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