Astrosphere for February 4, 2008

Your image for the day is NGC 1514, captured by Stargazer 7000.

Space Politics has a look at NASA’s upcoming budget. There’s going to be a NASA briefing later today, so we’ll have more details soon.

Life everywhere? Centauri Dreams has an article about new research theorizing that terrestrial planets are common.

davep caught these cool pictures of star trails.

Astroprof talks about Mercury’s strange terrain.

Bad Astronomy reviews the presidential candidates’ views on science.

Caltech astronomer Mike Brown assures us he’s no fan of pseudo science.

One Reply to “Astrosphere for February 4, 2008”

  1. The public needs to tell congress what they think about the budget level for NASA. Congress really does act according to public support when votes are on the line. Especially because 2008 is a congressional election year.

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