Weekly Space Hangout – December 27, 2013: Year in Review & Looking Forward

by Fraser Cain December 27, 2013

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Host: Fraser Cain Guests: +Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein), David Dickinson (@Astroguyz), Pamela Gay (@starstryder) Big thanks to Nicole Gugliucci (@noisyastronomer) for doing a wonderful job producing this past year! Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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Hoping Aliens are Hipsters Who Enjoy Vinyl

by Nancy Atkinson December 4, 2013

The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Video Archive JPL’s venerable Ed Stone, the Project Scientist for the Voyager spacecraft for over 40 years, made an appearance on the Colbert Report last night, bantering easily with the no-holds-barred host and discussing the significance of the Voyager mission, from the two launches in 1977 to […]

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The Eerie Music of Interstellar Space

by Jason Major November 3, 2013

While it’s true that there’s no air to carry sound in space, starship explosions would be strangely silent and no one can hear you scream, this latest Science @ NASA video reminds us that “space can make music, if you know how to listen.” And the “how” in this case is with the Plasma Wave […]

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Astro Poetry: The First Starship

by Nancy Atkinson September 13, 2013

Our favorite astro-poet, Stuart Atkinson, has written a wonderful ode to Voyager 1 in commemoration of the spacecraft reaching interstellar space. Stu has a knack for turning science into poetry! The First Starship Remove this ad Nancy Atkinson on Google+

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Messages To Voyager: Welcome to Interstellar Space

by Nancy Atkinson September 12, 2013

On the Voyager spacecraft are the famous Voyager Golden Records, which send messages from planet Earth to … whatever or whoever may find it in the future. In celebration of Voyager 1 making it into interstellar space (read all the details here) a few friends put together a video to congratulate the spacecraft and the […]

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