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How Spiral Galaxies Get Their Shape

Spiral galaxies are an iconic form. They're used in product logos and all sorts of other places. We even live…

3 months ago

How The Sun’s Scorching Corona Stays So Hot

We've got a mystery on our hands. The surface of the sun has a temperature of about 6,000 Kelvin -…

1 year ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Oct 2, 2015: Water on Mars, Blood Moon Eclipses, and More Pluto!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg ) Pamela Gay (cosmoquest.org / @cosmoquestx / @starstryder) Kimberly Cartier…

4 years ago

Could We Terraform a Black Hole?

Is there any possible way to take a black hole and terraform it to be a place we could actually…

4 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 374: Stern-Gerlach Experiment

In the world of quantum mechanics, particles behave in discreet ways. One breakthrough experiment was the Stern-Gerlach Experiment, performed in…

5 years ago

How Do Planets Form? Semarkona Meteorite Shows Some Clues

It may seem all but impossible to determine how the Solar System formed, given that it happened roughly 4.5 billion…

5 years ago

Detecting the Magnetic Fields of Exoplanets May Help Determine Habitability

Astronomers may soon be able to observe the shockwaves between the magnetic fields of exoplanets and the flow of particles…

6 years ago

The Milky Way’s Magnetic Personality

[/caption] Recently we took a look at a very unusual type of map - the Faraday Sky. Now an international…

8 years ago

Mapping The Milky Way’s Magnetic Fields – The Faraday Sky

[/caption] Kudos to the scientists at the Max Planck Institut and an international team of radio astronomers for an incredibly…

8 years ago

Astronomy Without A Telescope – Cosmic Magnetic Fields

[/caption] The mention of cosmic-scale magnetic fields is still likely to met with an uncomfortable silence in some astronomical circles…

9 years ago