Astronomy News
Follow
Find
907 views | +0 today
Astronomy News
Astronomy News
Curated by Lidia Nibaldi
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Spitzer's First Warm Images - NASA Spitzer Space Telescope

Spitzer's First Warm Images - NASA Spitzer Space Telescope | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
These images are some of the first to be taken during Spitzer's warm mission -- a new phase that began after the telescope, which operated for more than five-and-a-half years, ran out of liquid coolant.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Endeavour finally reaches LA retirement home - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Endeavour finally reaches LA retirement home - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
The US space shuttle Endeavour has finally reached its California retirement home, after taking three days instead of two for its last-ever journey, a 19-kilometre trip across Los Angeles.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Robotic Arm Tools Get To Work On Rock Outcrop

Robotic Arm Tools Get To Work On Rock Outcrop | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Pasadena CA (JPL) Oct 15, 2012 - Opportunity is conducting an in-situ (contact) science campaign at a location where orbital observations show the presence of clay minerals at the inboard edge of Cape York on the rim of Endeavour C...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Lost asteroid rediscovered with a little help from ESA

Lost asteroid rediscovered with a little help from ESA | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Paris (ESA) Oct 15, 2012 -
A potentially hazardous asteroid once found but then lost has been rediscovered and its orbit confirmed by a determined amateur astronomer working with ESA's space hazards programme.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Astronomers Capture Four Planetary Nebulae

Astronomers Capture Four Planetary Nebulae | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
A multinational team of astronomers led by Dr Joel Kastner of Rochester Institute of Technology has captured stunning views of four planetary nebulae: NGC 6543, also known as the Cat's Eye, NGC 7662 (Snowball Nebula), NGC 7009 (Saturn Nebula) and...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

NASA's Inventing In Style with Awesome Robot Pants

NASA's Inventing In Style with Awesome Robot Pants | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
You already have NASA to thank in part for everyday, Earthly wonders like memory foam and water filters, but a new one is coming to the list: powered exoskeletons.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Kitsap Cub Scouts help launch STEM campaign

Kitsap Cub Scouts help launch STEM campaign | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Local youngsters are among the first in area scouting to see an emphasis on developing interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Kids in South Bay connect to astronauts aboard International Space Station - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Kids in South Bay connect to astronauts aboard International Space Station - Santa Cruz Sentinel | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Fourteen local school kids used a ham radio to ask a Japanese astronaut on the International Space Station questions about space in an unusual opportunity for boys and girls to learn real-life science outside the classroom.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

NASA Wants to Make a Nasal Spray That Cures Motion Sickness

NASA Wants to Make a Nasal Spray That Cures Motion Sickness | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Throwing up into your own helmet sounds like one of the worst things an Astronaut can do.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

‘Diamond’ scientist feels India has space for astronomy - Hindustan Times

Indian scientist at Yale University, Dr Nikku Madhusudhan, who recently led a team of scientists which suggested that a rocky planet orbiting a nearby star is a diamond planet, feels that astronomical science in India is vibrant and has sufficient...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

WASHINGTON: SpaceX launch good for NASA, not private firm | Health | Macon.com

WASHINGTON: SpaceX launch good for NASA, not private firm | Health | Macon.com | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
A private rocket successfully sent a capsule full of cargo zipping toward the International Space Station in a first of its kind delivery for NASA, but couldn't deliver on job No. 2: putting a commercial satellite into the correct orbit.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Black-hole laser edges closer to testing Hawking - physics-math - 08 October 2012 - New Scientist

Black-hole laser edges closer to testing Hawking - physics-math - 08 October 2012 - New Scientist | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
A novel laser could confirm Stephen Hawking's theory that black holes emit light – and find practical applications...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

APOD: 2012 October 11 - Aurorae over Planet Earth

APOD: 2012 October 11 - Aurorae over Planet Earth | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Space Pictures This Week: Mars Rover Footprint, Sun Blast, More

Space Pictures This Week: Mars Rover Footprint, Sun Blast, More | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
The Curiosity rover leaves a secret message on Mars, the sun erupts, and more in our favorite new space pictures.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

APOD: 2012 October 15 - Black Sun and Inverted Starfield

APOD: 2012 October 15 - Black Sun and Inverted Starfield | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

When Galaxies Eat Galaxies They Get Denser

When Galaxies Eat Galaxies They Get Denser | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Salt Lake City UT (SPX) Oct 15, 2012 - Using gravitational lenses in space, University of Utah astronomers discovered that the centers of the biggest galaxies are growing denser + evidence of repeated collisions and mergers by massive...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Astronomers find diamond planet 'Cancri 55 e'

Astronomers find diamond planet 'Cancri 55 e' | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Strange star spiral offers scary view of our sun’s fate | The Bell Jar

Strange star spiral offers scary view of our sun’s fate | The Bell Jar | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Space shuttle Endeavour arrives at Forum ahead of schedule

Space shuttle Endeavour arrives at Forum ahead of schedule | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Space shuttle Endeavour arrives at Forum ahead of schedule...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

NASA's Ironman Improves Astronauts and Paraplegic's Mobility | Educating Humanity

NASA's Ironman Improves Astronauts and Paraplegic's Mobility | Educating Humanity | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Dundee inspires future astronomers at Tellus - As the astronomy program manager David Dundee delights in being able to share his passion for outer space with Tellus Science Museum’s visitors. “No ...

Dundee inspires future astronomers at Tellus - As the astronomy program manager David Dundee delights in being able to share his passion for outer space with Tellus Science Museum’s visitors. “No ... | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Dundee inspires future astronomers at Tellus - As the astronomy program manager David Dundee delights in being able to share his passion for outer space with Tellus Science Museum’s visitors.
“No two days are the same: I get to train ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

NASA Developing X1 Exoskeleton To Keep Astronauts Fit In Space - All - New Rising Media

NASA Developing X1 Exoskeleton To Keep Astronauts Fit In Space - All - New Rising Media | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
NASA and the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) with help from Oceaneer...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

SpaceX rocket launches from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX rocket launches from Cape Canaveral | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
A commercial cargo ship rocketed into orbit Sunday in pursuit of the International Space Station, the first of a dozen supply runs under a mega-contract with NASA.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Around the Milky Way in 11.5 years | U of T Research & Innovation

Around the Milky Way in 11.5 years | U of T Research & Innovation | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Lidia Nibaldi
Scoop.it!

Pictures: Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Mission

Pictures: Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Mission | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
See pictures of space shuttle Endeavour's final mission, from a cloud-busting launch to the shuttle program's last spacewalk to today's touchdown.
more...
No comment yet.