Weekly Space Hangout – May 16, 2014: Shrinking Red Spot

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain)
Guests: Alessondra Springmann (@sondy), Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein, briankoberlein.com), Nicole Gugliucci (cosmoquest.org / @noisyastronomer)

Stories this week:
Arecibo radar penertrates the lunar surface
Red Spot is Shrinking

BICEP2 rumors
Using interstellar media as a pulsar lens
Supramassive neutron stars as a solution to fast radio bursts

Rosetta’s target comet becoming active
BOOP! Phobos and Jupiter conjunction from Mars

Proton Launch Failure

Kepler Funding
Exoplanet imaged

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