Voyager

Astronomy Cast Ep. 362: Modern Women: Carolyn Porco

It hard to think of a more influential modern planetary scientist than Carolyn Porco, the leader of the imaging team…

7 years ago

Bumper Car Moonlets Crash and Crumble in Saturn’s F Ring

Nothing stands still. Everything evolves. So why shouldn't Saturn's kookie, clumpy F ring put on a new face from time…

7 years ago

Stunning Amateur Timelapse of Jupiter ‘Re-enacts’ Voyager Flyby

Back in the 1970's when NASA launched the two Voyager spacecraft to Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, I remember being…

7 years ago

Video: Carolyn Porco Discusses Her Life at Saturn

Space historian Andrew Chaikin sat down with planetary scientist Carolyn Porco, and she discusses how her career has ended up…

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – December 27, 2013: Year in Review & Looking Forward

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: +Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein), David Dickinson (@Astroguyz), Pamela Gay (@starstryder) Big thanks to Nicole Gugliucci (@noisyastronomer) for…

8 years ago

Hoping Aliens are Hipsters Who Enjoy Vinyl

The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Video Archive JPL's venerable Ed Stone, the Project Scientist for the Voyager…

8 years ago

The Eerie Music of Interstellar Space

While it's true that there's no air to carry sound in space, starship explosions would be strangely silent and no…

8 years ago

Astro Poetry: The First Starship

Our favorite astro-poet, Stuart Atkinson, has written a wonderful ode to Voyager 1 in commemoration of the spacecraft reaching interstellar…

8 years ago

Messages To Voyager: Welcome to Interstellar Space

On the Voyager spacecraft are the famous Voyager Golden Records, which send messages from planet Earth to ... whatever or…

8 years ago

Listen to the Sounds of Interstellar Space, Recorded by Voyager 1

Voyager 1 was able to record the sounds of interstellar space. This helped the Voyager science team calculate the density…

8 years ago