Welcome to the 566-567th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers, who submit their best work each week for your benefit. We have a fantastic double-feature roundup today, so now, on to these two week’s worth of stories!
- Chandra Scouts Nearest Star System for Possible Hazards
- Star Shredded by Rare Breed of Black Hole
- Red Nuggets’ are Galactic Gold for Astronomers
- Two new Star Trek TV shows and two limited series are in development
- Will future war be about ultra-massive drones swarms and super-weapons somewhat like Ender’s Game?
- SpaceX BFR can be used for massive space development, orbital, lunar and Mars colonization
- Life at Alpha Centauri? Maybe, NASA says
- NASA hopeful Opportunity rover will survive raging dust storm on Mars
- New Girl Scout Space Science Badges Coming at end of 2018 – and YOU can help!
- More than 2000 International Events Planned for Asteroid Day
- The Summer Solstice is here!
- Former ASP President Selected as the National Science Teachers Association’s 2018-2019 President-Elect
- There are Strange Objects Near the Center of the Galaxy. They Look Like Gas, but Behave Like Stars
- Chandra Observatory Checks to Make Sure Alpha Centauri is Safe, You Know, in Case We Decide to Visit
- And NASA’s Big Announcement is: Ancient Organic Molecules Found on Mars!
- Are There Enough Chemicals on Icy Worlds to Support Life?
- Could Cyanobacteria Help to Terraform Mars?
- Ceres Has Even More Organic Molecules on it Than Previously Thought
- What’s the Minimum Number of People you Should Send in a Generational Ship to Proxima Centauri?
- A Meteoroid Smashed Into the Side of a Crater on Mars and Then Started a Landslide
- The Black Hole Ultimate Solar System: a Supermassive Black Hole, 9 Stars and 550 Planets
Thank you for all of your stories – we’ll see you next week!
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