Asteroids

A New Beginning - #002 - Hidden Asteroid

Playing tracks by<p>Jamie Bissmire & Ben Long, Drunken Kong, Bart Skils, Adam Beyer, Carl Cox, Reinier Zonneveld, Christopher Coe, Henrix & Celeda and …

Space

Asteroid Day

30 June 2018<p>ESO will be teaming up with ESA to co-produce a webcast that will be streamed live from the ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre on …

United Nations

Catalog Page for PIA02467

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>This picture of Eros, the first of an asteroid taken from an orbiting spacecraft, is a mosaic of four images …

North Pole

Who Owns the Moon? A Space Lawyer Answers

Most likely, this is the best-known picture of a flag ever taken: Buzz Aldrin standing next to the first U.S. flag planted on the Moon. For those who …

Space Exploration

Most of NASA's moon rocks remain untouched by scientists

Forty-nine years ago this Friday, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the Moon. That day, they also became the …

Apollo Missions

Newt: Trump-Pence Vision for Space Could Make Armstrong's Dream True

Astronaut Neil Armstrong 49 years ago declared his "small step" onto the moon as a "giant leap for mankind," but the United States' space bureaucracy …

Donald Trump

Marc Romboy comes to Bedrock for a celestial 'Cosmo' EP

Marc Romboy comes to Bedrock for a celestial ‘Cosmo’ EP<p>With Marc Romboy‘s “Atlas” reaching legendary status in techno circles since its release in …

Space

Government Scientists Have A Plan For Blowing Up Asteroids With A Nuke

NASA / Via svs.gsfc.nasa.gov<p>An asteroid collision depiction<p>The asteroid Bennu, a boulder the size of a village, is circling the sun at 63,000 mph, …

Space

Parade of Planets

This summer's night sky offers an embarassment of riches to skywatchers—with or without a telescope.<p>Mars reaches opposition on July 27, when Earth, …

Astronomy

Happy Birthday! Brian May

5 hours ago<p>Born on this day in 1947, Brian Harold May, the English musician, singer, songwriter, astrophysicist, and photographer, best known as the …

Imperial College London

Museum scientist immortalised after asteroid is named in their honour

Caroline says, 'Not only is this a personal honour, I also think it reflects the amazing work we do here at the Museum. Our scientists study samples …

Natural History Museum

PERFECT/POP - FAKT/42 - 18JUL2018

Perfect/Pop broadcast on July 18th 2018 on Artefaktor Radio and Bombshell Radio.<p>www.artefaktorradio.com<br>www.bombshellradio.com<p>Featuring:<p>Patawawa // …

Grandparents

60-Second Astro News: Must-See Images of the Week

Catch up on this week in astronomy news with a trio of images: a pair of near-Earth asteroid twins, ground-based views that beat Hubble's, and the …

Telescopes

Ten new moons—including one ‘oddball’—discovered around Jupiter

Jupiter’s orbital family has just rapidly expanded, with scientists today announcing the discovery of 10 new miniature moons around the gas giant. …

Astronomy

Mark Hamill drops Star Wars casting tease cloaked in mystery

Who's ready for some big casting news from Star Wars: Episode IX? Here it is, straight from Mark Hamill himself.<p>On Wednesday, the actor tweeted "BREAKING NEWS: #StarWars #EpisodeIX writer/director JJ Abrams casts Empty Robe in latest installment of much anticipated space-saga."<p>OK, so the actor who …

Star Wars

Spinning-top asteroids, from Rosetta to Hayabusa2 – and maybe Hera

Asteroid Ryugu<p>18 July 2018<p>As Japan’s Hayabusa2 drew closer to its target Ryugu asteroid, a strange new planetoid came into view –but one with a …

Space

Ten newly found moons of Jupiter include a 'wrong-way driver'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Astronomers on Tuesday announced the discovery of 10 more moons of Jupiter, bringing to 79 the number known to be circling the giant gas planet, including one “wrong-way driver” that appears destined to crash into other moons sharing its orbital highway.<p>NASA's Juno spacecraft …

Astronomy

The Hunt for ‘Planet Nine’ Unearths 12 New Moons Around Jupiter

In searching for a new world, scientists find moons that they call ‘the last building blocks of the solar system’<p>By<p>Robert Lee Hotz<p>Astronomers searching for a planet beyond Pluto discovered instead a dozen new moons orbiting Jupiter. That swells to 79 or so the number found circling the giant planet …

Astronomy

New NASA spacecraft will use a giant solar sail to explore asteroids

Space

What’s in a name?

Research Highlight | Published: 17 July 2018<p>INTERSTELLAR OBJECTS<p>May Chiao<p><i>Nature Astronomy</i> (2018) | Download Citation<p>Subjects<p>Asteroids, comets and …

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This rocks: Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill thanks astronomer for naming an asteroid after him

Luke Skywalker was always looking to the stars. Stuck on a Tatooine farm with a dream of becoming a pilot, the Star Wars hero wanted to make a name …

Mark Hamill

Simulation of asteroid spin creating binary asteroids

This simulation <b>–</b> the top view on the left and side view on the right <b>–</b> shows an aggregate (assumed to be the common structure of small asteroids) …

Space

Gravity Assist Podcast: Asteroid Hunting with Lindley Johnson

NASA has been on the lookout for any asteroid that could cause our planet harm and, in the thousands of objects found, determined that none poses a …

Space

Researchers Discover Incredibly Rare Asteroid Binary in Near Earth Orbit - ExtremeTech

By on July 16, 2018 at 9:22 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When scientists discovered the …

Astronomy

Hawaiian Asteroid-Warning Telescope Passes Key Test

If you're someone who worries about death from above, this should make you sleep a little easier.<p>A telescope that's part of the Asteroid …

Space

Rare near-Earth binary asteroid features two massive space rocks

In December 2017, the Cadi Ayyad University Morocco Oukaimeden Sky Survey discovered a space object dubbed 2017 YES. Not much was known about the …

Space

An Hour Of 1980's Video Game Commercials

(above) Asteroids for Atari This is an hour compilation of video game commercials from the 1980's. There aren't really any Nintendo ones though, …

Retrogaming

5 things we know – and 5 we don’t – about ‘Oumuamua

Mysterious ‘Oumuamua is the 1st confirmed interstellar object to pass through our solar system.<p><b>1. We know it’s not from around here.</b><p>The object known …

Astronomy

Two Exactly Same Size And Shape Asteroids Next To Each Other Really Strange

Two asteroids that look exact, same mass, same shape and right next to each other oh and in a 24 hour orbit! Now call me skeptic but isn't that a …

UFOs

A Near-Earth Object Is Actually Two Asteroids Orbiting Each Other & It’s Freaking Scientists Out

When near-Earth object 2017 YE5 recently swung by Earth, scientists made an incredible discovery: Not only is 2017 YE5 actually two asteroids …

Space