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Watch Live as Astronomers Look for Object ‘G2′ in Observing Run Webcast from the Keck Observatory

by Nancy Atkinson July 3, 2014

Wondering about the latest news on the intriguing object called ‘G2′ that is making its closest approach to the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy? You might be able to get the latest update on this object in real time during a rare live-streamed observing run from the W. M. Keck Observatory […]

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Webcast: “Stellar Explosions and Death Dances”

by Nancy Atkinson February 5, 2014

When stars die, their final gasps can trigger the most powerful blasts of energy in the universe. Their demise can also lead to a bizarre death dance as the voracious corpse of a dead star begins consuming a nearby companion. Today (Feb. 5) you can watch a live webcast (or watch the replay later) to […]

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Watch Live: ESA Waits for Signal from Comet-Chasing Spacecraft

by Nancy Atkinson January 20, 2014

Watch live streaming video from eurospaceagency at UPDATE: Rosetta woke up! Read our full story about the acquisition of signal here. For the first time, a spacecraft will follow a comet as it approaches the Sun and land on its nucleus. But today is key to the success of the mission. After nearly two […]

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Watch Live Webcast of the Active Sun

by Nancy Atkinson January 15, 2014

The team from Slooh will broadcast a live Solar special focusing on the sudden emergence of hyperactivity on the Sun — lately attributed sunspot AR 1944. Right now, the Sun is in what is supposed to be the active phase of its 11-year solar cycle, Solar Cycle 24. While this has been an unusually quiet […]

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Watch MAVEN Launch Live!

by Nancy Atkinson November 18, 2013

Live streaming video by Ustream Once again, we’re heading to Mars! At 18:28 UTC (1:28 p.m. EST), NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft launched successfully from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, beginning its 10-month journey to Mars. Launching aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, MAVEN will take critical measurements […]

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