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Astronomy Cast Ep. 468: Simulations for Science and Fun

Astronomers depend on simulations to study the Universe. From relatively straightforward orbital simulations to vast simulations that try to recreate…

3 years ago

Flying Into the Sun? NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Mission

NASA is planning a mission to get as close as possible as we can to the Sun and reveal its…

3 years ago

What Is The Interplanetary Transport Network?

Sure, if you've got lots of energy, you can zip around the Solar System. But if you’ve got time and…

4 years ago

What Are The Lagrange Points?

There are places in the Solar System where the forces of gravity balance out perfectly. Places we can use to…

4 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – May 1, 2015: Prof. Coel Hellier, WASP & SuperWASP

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Prof. Coel Hellier, Professor of Astrophysics at Keele University, UK, to talk about WASP…

6 years ago