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Weekly Space Hangout: September 30, 2020, Dr. John Kiss Discusses the Growth of Plants in Space

https://youtu.be/AgDiv5WZQi0 This week, we welcome Dr. John Kiss from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro (UNCG). Tonight, Dr. Kiss will…

3 years ago

Gravity is tested down to a scale smaller than the thickness of a human hair

Gravity was the first force of nature to be realized, and in the centuries since we first cracked the code…

4 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 503: Gravity Mapping

The Earth looks like a perfect sphere, but down here on the surface we see that there are mountains, rivers,…

5 years ago

Stars Orbiting Supermassive Black Hole Show Einstein was Right Again!

A team of European astronomers accurately measured the orbit of a star around the supermassive black hole at the center…

7 years ago

Mouse Sperm Went to Space and Produced Healthy Mice

A team of Japanese researchers were able to fertilize mice embryos and produce a healthy litter of mice using frozen…

7 years ago

Watch Stars Orbit The Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

Watch several dozen stars in the center of our galaxy circle a massive, black "nothing."

7 years ago

How Strong is the Force of Gravity on Earth?

Earth's familiar gravity - which is 9.8 m/s², or 1 g - is both essential to life as we it,…

7 years ago

What Happens When Black Holes Collide?

Black holes are the most impressive objects in the Universe, but when happens when they crash into each other is…

7 years ago

Physicists Maybe, Just Maybe, Confirm the Possible Discovery of 5th Force of Nature

Researchers from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the University of California, Irvine, may have found evidence of a fifth…

8 years ago

A Star Is About To Go 2.5% The Speed Of Light Past A Black Hole

Using the Very Large Telescope (VLT), researchers are about to observe the stars orbiting Sagittarius A*, which will test Einstein's…

8 years ago