Visual Astronomy Display: October 2017

Highlights…

  • Farewell Cassini! Scientists across the globe said goodbye as Saturnian probe gave its final bow and crashed into the atmosphere of the ringed planet;
  • NASA Goddard explores the meaning of the edge of the Solar System;
  • The Parker Solar Probe might provide a definitive answer to one of astronomy’s greatest mysteries: why is the Sun’s corona so hot?;
  • It’s a well known fact that it is impossible to go faster than the speed of light, but why? Fermilab’s Don Lincoln explains;
  • In her TED-Ed video, Amber L. Stuver talks about gravitational waves, LIGO, and black hole collisions; and
  • Even though New Horizon is well past the orbit of Pluto, discoveries from that short fly by just keep rolling in.

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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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