Astrosphere for May 11, 2007

Slacker Astronomy’s Aaron Price has written up a detailed review on the state of blogging and podcasting in astronomy. Stuart from the Astronomy Blog has written up a nice review of the review.

With the recent discovery of the most powerful supernova ever witnessed, it raises the question, what will happen when the much closer Eta Carina blows up? Alan Boyle from MSNBC’s Cosmic Log finds the answer.

How do you determine the age of a star? Pamela Gay from Star Stryder (and Astronomy Cast co-host) shows you how it’s done.

Andy the e-Astronomer thinks that the golden age of astronomy surveys is coming to a close, because all the low-hanging fruit has been found. He suggests new avenues for productive discovery.