The Internets were abuzz last week with all sorts of spacey news. Let’s dive right in for the 280th edition of Carnival of Space!
Last week marked the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17 leaving the Moon. Amy Shira Teitel with Vintage Space offers a look back at the last words they spoke while still on its surface.
Heya! Over here. I found a back way into finding out the most amazing astronomy and space news of the week. Come with me into Carnival of Space #276.
Chasing eclipses is great fun but so is watching them from the comfort of your chair at home; something that wasn’t really possible a decade ago. Universe Today has a round-up of images and video from the total solar eclipse this month visible in southern Australia.
It’s time for another roundup of the latest space news from various blogs around cyberspace; something we call Carnival of Space. Watch your step and look up as you board the latest ride through the carnival.
Perhaps the biggest, certainly the most exciting, news last week was the announcement from the European Southern Observatory of a scorching world orbiting uber-close to Alpha Centauri B. It’s also the lightest exoplanet discovered around a Sun-like star, reports Next Big Future. Nancy Atkinson at our host Universe Today detailed the new finding. Astroblogger offers reflections (and a celestia file) on the recent Earth-sized red-hot planet.
Welcome back to episode #241 of the Carnival of Space; the source for the latest space news from various blogs from the past week. Step right up for the latest ride around the carnival.
Asteroids: they’re big, scary and can kill millions. Nuclear weapons: they’re big, scary and can kill millions. Ian O’Neill of Discovery News asks wouldn’t it make sense to unite the two?
Welcome to the 209th edition of Carnival of Space. Something a little different in store for you this episode. Carnival hosts are scattered across the globe spreading the space news of the week. Click on a marker and space news will appear.
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