StarTalk
02/26/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
NASA measuring risks and “significant” cost of crew on maiden SLS launch
Full Article: [ Arstechnica.com Link ]

(Image: An artist's conception of an SLS launch.via #NASA)
#SLS #EM1 #mannedspaceflight
StarTalk
02/26/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
StarTalk friend Stephen Colbert and former #SpaceShuttle Commander, Chris Ferguson sit down together in The Boeing Company CST-100 Starliner for a chat about becoming an astronaut

#Boeing #CST100 #Starliner #STS135 #astronaut

Stephen Visits NASA To Begin His Astronaut Training

Stephen travels down to NASA headquarters to walk a mile in another person's spaceboots. Subscribe To "The Late Show" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/ColbertYouT...

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StarTalk
02/26/2017 at 15:15. Facebook
Just like the Moon, Venus goes through a full range of phases.
[ Universetoday.com Link ]

Someone just asked me about this, and I thought this would be and enjoyable read for those who aren't familiar with our view of Venus. Keep looking up! -Stacey from StarTalk

(Image credit: #ESO)
#Venus #phases #orbit
StarTalk
02/26/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
#Facepalms and laughs at #StarTalkLive!
Captions, anyone?

with Eugene Mirman and Neil deGrasse Tyson
(Photos: Stacey Severn)
StarTalk
02/26/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
‘Quartz’ crystals at the Earth’s core power its magnetic field
Full Article: [ Astrobio.net Link ]

(Image Credit: Tokyo Institute of Technology)
#Earth #magneticfield #quartz
StarTalk
yesterday at 23:30. Facebook
The Purpose Of The Telescopes Is To Give Us Back The Galaxy
Full Article: [ Now.space Link ]

(Image: Percival Lowell - uncredited via now.space)
#telescope #observatory #astronomy #nightsky
StarTalk
yesterday at 22:30. Facebook
A Nearby Galactic Empire?
Full Article (by Seth Shostak): [ Seti.org Link ]

(Image Credit: F. Marchis, H. Marchis)
#SETI #TRAPPIST #TRAPPIST1
StarTalk
yesterday at 21:00. Facebook
More Earth-Like Than Moon-Like
Full Article: [ Lsu.edu Link ]

(Photo Credit: NASA HiRISE image, David Susko, LSU)
#Mars #Elysium #volcano
StarTalk
yesterday at 17:00. Facebook
Listen to #Neptune! (And keep looking up!)

#NASA #Voyater
StarTalk
yesterday at 15:15. Facebook
"Ring of fire" eclipse on Sunday (viewable in southern hemisphere)
Full Article: [ Earthsky.org Link ]

(Image Credit: Geoff Sims)
*ALWAYS use proper eye protection when viewing the sun!
#Annular #eclipse #solareclipse
StarTalk
yesterday at 11:30. Facebook
As NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn continues weekly ring-grazing orbits, #NASA is tracking several small objects in one of Saturn's rings
Full Article: [ Jpl.nasa.gov Link ]

(Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute)
#Cassini #Saturn #rings
StarTalk
yesterday at 00:30. Facebook
What is the crater-dome illusion?
Full Article: [ Earthsky.org Link ]

(Image: Victoria Crater on Mars, via Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter/ NASA PhotoJournal)
#Mars #crater #MRO #opticalillusion
StarTalk
yesterday at 00:04. Facebook
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be at #StarTalkLive!? Subscribe to All-Access and see for yourself: [ Startalkradio.net Link ]

StarTalk Live! at the Beacon: Searching for Life in the Universe (Part 2)

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yesterday . Facebook
Tonight’s new podcast: “StarTalk Live! at the Beacon: Searching for Life in the Universe (Part 2)” with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugene Mirman and their guests Carolyn Porco, Sean Ono Lennon, Vanessa Bayer and Michael Ian Black.
Listen now on #iTunesPodcasts, #SoundCloud, #Stitcher, #TuneIn, #GooglePlayMusic, and [ Startalkradio.net Link ]
Credit: Elliot Severn
StarTalk
02/24/2017 at 22:30. Facebook
Exposed bedrock on the Martian surface shows reddish layers situated next to dark dunes. Take a closer look:
[ Nasa.gov Link ]

(Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona)
#Mars #HIRISE #MRO
StarTalk
02/24/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Theoretically Passing Through Space And Time In A #Wormhole
Full Article and videos: [ Curiosity.com Link ]

(Image Credit: Curiosity)
StarTalk
02/24/2017 at 18:01. Facebook
In Today's Lunch with a ”Side Order of Science":
Where will we find life first: on Mars or on exoplanets like in TRAPPIST-1? Neil deGrasse Tyson & Eugene Mirman discuss [ Youtube.com Link ] #SOS

Neil deGrasse Tyson on Finding Life on Mars and Exoplanets

Will we discover life first on Mars or on an exoplanet in the Goldilocks zone around a distant star? To answer this Cosmic Query, astrophysicist Neil deGrass...

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StarTalk
02/24/2017 at 17:30. Facebook
A way to remember the first 7 digits of #Pi

(Image Credit: Life Hacks)
StarTalk
02/24/2017 at 15:15. Facebook
#OTD Feb 23-24 1987: #Supernova #1987A first appeared in earthly skies 30 years ago today. It was the closest observed supernova since 1604.
Full Article: [ Earthsky.org Link ]

Image: A Red/Green/Blue overlay of optical, X-Ray and radio observations made by 3 different #telescopes. In red are the 7-mm (44GHz) observations made with the #AustralianCompactArray in New South Wales, in green are...
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StarTalk
02/24/2017 at 15:15. Facebook
On February 22, 2017, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope revealed seven Earth-sized #planets orbiting a small star just under 40 light-years away.

Spitzer was able to detect the planets as they periodically transited in front of their star, blocking small amounts of the star's light. This video converts those planet transits to music by associating xylophone music notes to each planet's...
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TRAPPIST Transits: Music From Exoplanets

On February 22, 2017, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope revealed seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a small star just under 40 light-years away. Spitzer was abl...

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