Slashdot Items Tagged "astronomy"

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Thursday January 25, 2018 @07:06PM Microbes May Help Astronauts Transform Human Waste Into Food
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:48PM US Tests Nuclear Power System To Sustain Astronauts On Mars
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @03:10PM The Astronomer Who Is Building the Largest Map of Space by Volume
Thursday December 14, 2017 @05:48PM Astronomers Have Come Up With a Better Way To Weigh Millions of Solitary Stars
Monday November 20, 2017 @05:24PM Study of Recent Interstellar Asteroid Reveals Bizarre Shape
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:29PM Astronomers Find An Earth-Size World Just 11 Light Years Away
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @01:29AM NASA Astronaut Dick Gordon, Pilot of Gemini and Apollo 12, Dies At 88
Thursday November 02, 2017 @05:10PM Five New Asteroids Surprise Astronomers In Hubble Images
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @06:03PM Entrepreneurial Space Age Began In 2009, Says Report
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @04:18PM Astronaut Paul Weitz Dies At 85; Veteran of Skylab and Shuttle Missions
Thursday October 19, 2017 @12:58PM Discovery of 50km Cave Raises Hopes For Human Colonisation of Moon
Monday October 16, 2017 @11:47AM Astronomers Strike Gravitational Gold In Colliding Neutron Stars
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @09:33PM A Fourth Gravitational Wave Has Been Detected
Friday September 01, 2017 @05:47PM Astronomers Detect 15 Atypical Signals From Distant Galaxy
Friday August 18, 2017 @05:41PM Atlas 5 Rocket Launches $400 Million NASA Satellite Into Space
Thursday August 10, 2017 @05:25PM Astronomers Detect Four Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting The Nearest Sun-Like Star
Thursday July 13, 2017 @03:31PM Former Astronaut Julie Payette To Be Canada's Next Governor General
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @03:02PM August Solar Eclipse Could Disrupt Roads and Cellular Networks
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @06:49PM Astronomers Prove To Einstein That Stars Can Warp Light
Monday June 05, 2017 @04:13PM Astronomers Discover Alien World Hotter Than Most Stars
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:21PM NASA Won't Fly Astronauts On First Orion-SLS Test Flight Around the Moon
Friday April 07, 2017 @07:11PM There's an Earth-like Planet With an Atmosphere Just 39 Light-years Away
Friday March 31, 2017 @10:07PM Simulation Suggests 68 Percent of the Universe May Not Actually Exist
Thursday March 16, 2017 @03:56PM Astronomers Find Star Orbiting a Black Hole At 1 Percent the Speed of Light
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @03:49PM NASA Scientists Propose New Definition of Planets, and Pluto Could Soon Be Back
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @07:38PM Boeing Unveils New NASA Spacesuits For Starliner Austronaut Taxi
Saturday January 21, 2017 @01:08AM Scientists Enter Hawaii Dome In Eight-Month Mars Space Mission Study
Monday January 16, 2017 @04:06PM NASA Astronaut Gene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On the Moon, Dies At 82
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @03:33PM Astronomers Pinpoint Location of Mysterious Cosmic Radio Bursts
Friday December 30, 2016 @07:16PM NASA Designs 'Ice Dome' For Astronauts On Mars
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @07:08PM Vera Rubin, Pioneering Astronomer Who Confirmed Existence of Dark Matter, Dies At 88
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @05:21PM Earth's Day Lengthens By Two Milliseconds a Century, Astronomers Find
Friday December 02, 2016 @04:02PM Alien Life Could Thrive In the Clouds of Failed Stars
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @01:20AM Spinal Fluid Changes In Space May Impair Astronauts' Vision, Study Finds
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @07:31PM New Theory of Gravity Might Explain Dark Matter
Friday November 04, 2016 @04:19PM A Naked Black Hole Is Screaming Through the Universe
Monday October 17, 2016 @04:21PM Venus May Have Been the First Habitable Planet In Our Solar System, Study Suggests
Monday September 26, 2016 @11:50PM Jupiter's Moon Europa May Have Water Plumes That Rise Up About 125 Miles
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @09:14AM Europe Has Added 1.1 Billion Stars To Its Milky Way Map
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @01:12AM EmDrive: NASA Eagleworks' Peer-Reviwed Paper Is On Its Way
Monday August 29, 2016 @09:43PM Hunt For Ninth Planet Reveals Distant Solar System Objects
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @05:06PM NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams Sets New US Space Endurance Record With 521 Days
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @02:02PM Earth-Like Planet, With Ambitious Life Possibility, Found Orbiting the Star Next Door
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @07:29PM Astronauts To Install A Parking Space For SpaceX and Boeing At The ISS
Monday August 15, 2016 @08:05PM There May Be A Fifth Force of Nature, Study Suggests
Thursday August 11, 2016 @05:36PM Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight With Up To 200 Meteors Per Hour
Thursday July 28, 2016 @06:25PM Study: Astronauts Who Reach Deep Space 'Far More Likely To Die From Heart Disease'
Monday July 11, 2016 @05:20PM New Dwarf Planet Discovered In Outer Solar System
Friday July 08, 2016 @07:54PM First Water Clouds Reported Outside The Solar System
Saturday June 25, 2016 @12:19AM NASA Approves Five More Years For Hubble Space Telescope
Thursday June 16, 2016 @11:50PM Astronomers Say There Could Be At Least Two More Mystery Planets In Our Solar System
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @03:02PM Alien Contact Unlikely For Another 1,500 Years, Says Study
Saturday June 11, 2016 @08:31AM The World's Oldest Computer May Have Predicted the Future
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @07:49PM Atomic Oxygen Detected In Martian Atmosphere
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @03:37PM 15-Year-Old Boy Discovers Long-Lost Ancient Mayan City Using Constellations And Google
Thursday April 14, 2016 @05:57PM Shockwave Images Help NASA In Development of 'Quiet' Supersonic Jet
Friday April 01, 2016 @02:40PM Newly Discovered Star Has an Almost Pure Oxygen Atmosphere
Thursday March 24, 2016 @03:21PM NASA Competition Could Net You $1.5 Million For Next Great Airship
Sunday February 14, 2016 @03:31PM UW Astronomers Find A Rare Supernova 'Imposter' In A Nearby Galaxy
Friday January 29, 2016 @01:47PM Ancient Babylonians Figured Out Forerunner of Calculus
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @08:45AM Understanding the Antikythera Mechanism
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:34AM Comet Catalina To Pass By Earth For the Final Time
Thursday October 01, 2015 @07:21AM Talking Science and God With the Pope's New Chief Astronomer
Monday September 28, 2015 @12:26AM Tonight's Dazzling 'Supermoon' Lunar Eclipse: What You'll See
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @09:15AM Scientists Propose Using Fast Radio Bursts To Chart Universe In 3D
Monday August 31, 2015 @06:25PM World's Most Powerful Digital Camera Sees Construction Green Light
Thursday July 02, 2015 @02:58PM Microsoft Research Open Sources WorldWide Telescope
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @04:26AM Four Quasars Found Clustered Together Defy Current Cosmological Expectations
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:04AM Extreme Exoplanet Volcanism Possibly Detected On 55 Cancri E
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @01:35PM Distance of a Microlensing Event Measured For the First Time
Sunday March 08, 2015 @05:13PM The Astronomer Who Brought Us the Universe
Thursday January 22, 2015 @08:41AM Science By Democracy Doesn't Work
Sunday December 28, 2014 @07:19PM What Northern Hemisphere Astronomers Are Missing From the Southern Hemisphere
Monday December 08, 2014 @10:13AM Why Pluto Still Matters
Sunday November 30, 2014 @11:06PM Who Needs NASA? Exoplanet Detected Using a DSLR
Friday November 28, 2014 @07:51PM New Analysis Pushes Back Possible Origin For Antikythera Mechanism
Sunday November 16, 2014 @09:44PM Leonid Meteor Shower Hits Tonight, Peaks Tomorrow
Thursday September 18, 2014 @07:37AM Ask Slashdot: How To Pick Up Astronomy and Physics As an Adult?
Saturday August 23, 2014 @06:59PM Slashdot Asks: Cheap But Reasonable Telescopes for Kids?
Monday May 12, 2014 @09:34AM Astronomers Identify the Sun's Long-Lost Sister
Friday March 07, 2014 @05:13PM Dinosaurs Done In By... Dark Matter?
Wednesday February 12, 2014 @03:50PM Oldest Known Star In the Universe Discovered
Thursday January 16, 2014 @12:15PM Telescope Designer and Astronomer John Dobson, 1915-2014
Monday July 29, 2013 @05:43PM Lower Thermal Radiation Input Needed To Trigger Planetary 'Runaway Greenhouse'
Monday July 29, 2013 @05:11PM Planetary 'runaway greenhouse' might be easier than was thought
Wednesday April 03, 2013 @03:28PM Space station's antimatter detector finds its first evidence of dark matter
Monday March 11, 2013 @10:49AM Astronomers discover third-closest star system to Earth
Monday March 04, 2013 @09:19PM Canon Shows the Most Sensitive Camera Sensor In the World
Wednesday February 20, 2013 @01:35PM Astronomers find planet barely larger than Earth's Moon
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @08:43AM ATLAS Meteor Tracking System Gets $5M NASA Funding
Wednesday February 13, 2013 @11:20PM If Friday's Asteroid 2012 DA14 Were To Impact Earth
Thursday February 07, 2013 @09:19AM Huge radio telescope, rural school work to solve Wi-Fi issue
Friday January 18, 2013 @06:06PM Saturn's largest moon undergoes crater makeover
Monday January 07, 2013 @01:41PM 100 billion planets in the Milky Way galaxy
Sunday December 30, 2012 @06:29AM Odds Favor Discovery of Earth-Like Exoplanet in 2013
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @03:26PM Hubble sees tribe of baby galaxies 13+ billion light years away
Sunday December 09, 2012 @09:48AM Sir Patrick Moore dies aged 89
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @10:53AM Could there be solar systems more habitable than ours? Researchers say yes
Monday November 19, 2012 @11:11AM Astronomers get picture of nearby exoplanet
Wednesday November 14, 2012 @01:10PM Probable Rogue Planet Spotted
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @10:58PM Total Solar Eclipse Bedazzles Northern Australians
Wednesday November 07, 2012 @04:24PM Study: The universe has almost stopped making new stars
Tuesday October 23, 2012 @06:11PM NASA Satellite Sees Black Hole Belching Out Hundred-Million-Degree X-rays
Tuesday October 23, 2012 @02:45PM NASA satellite sees black hole belching out hundred million degree X-rays
Monday October 22, 2012 @06:13PM The Most Detailed Images of Uranus' Atmosphere Ever
Monday October 22, 2012 @06:03PM The most detailed images of Uranus' atmosphere ever
Wednesday October 17, 2012 @12:36PM New Proof That the Moon Was Created in a Massive Collision
Tuesday October 16, 2012 @05:54PM Alpha Centauri has an Earth-sized planet
Monday October 15, 2012 @12:25PM Small Telescopes Make Big Discoveries
Monday October 15, 2012 @12:18PM First planet found in a four-star system... by amateur planet hunters
Thursday October 11, 2012 @05:33PM Small Telescopes Make Big Discoveries
Wednesday October 10, 2012 @12:20PM Dying star weaves a trillion-mile-wide spiral in the sky
Sunday October 07, 2012 @10:47AM Democratize Astronomy Now
Friday October 05, 2012 @09:07PM Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder Goes Live
Thursday October 04, 2012 @05:49PM New Study Shows Universe Still Expanding On Schedule
Thursday October 04, 2012 @11:46AM New study shows Universe still expanding on schedule
Tuesday October 02, 2012 @09:48AM How cosmological supercomputers evolve the universe all over again
Friday September 28, 2012 @08:30PM Newly Spotted Comet May Shine Among Brightest In History
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @04:51PM The Deepest Picture of the Universe Ever Taken: the Hubble Extreme Deep Field
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @01:26PM The deepest picture of the Universe ever taken: the Hubble Extreme Deep Field
Monday September 24, 2012 @05:15PM Milky Way Is Surrounded By Halo of Hot Gas
Friday September 21, 2012 @08:25PM Spectacular Fireball Lights Up UK Sky
Friday September 14, 2012 @05:57AM Astronomers fix the Astronomical Unit
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @11:56AM Amateur Astronomers Spot Jovian Blast
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @11:27AM Amateur Astronomers Spot Jovian Blast
Sunday September 02, 2012 @01:44AM Space Sugar Discovered In Binary System Star
Monday August 27, 2012 @03:07AM Physicists claim detection of dark matter
Saturday August 25, 2012 @09:44PM Hubble Neatly Captures Messier's Ancient Stars
Friday August 17, 2012 @05:28PM US Astronomy Facing Severe Budget Cuts and Facility Closures
Friday August 17, 2012 @11:30AM US Astronomy Facing Severe Budget Cuts and Facility Closures
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @09:03AM Vote on What the Very Large Telescope Observes
Friday August 10, 2012 @04:09AM Earth destroyed repeatedly in the name of science
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @08:28AM Radio Astronomy pioneer Sir Bernard Lovell passes away (age 98)
Wednesday July 11, 2012 @11:39AM Project 1640: A telescope that sees exo-planets directly
Thursday June 28, 2012 @02:09PM Two space missions planned to look for killer asteroids
Wednesday June 27, 2012 @11:38AM Seth MacFarlane Helps LOC Acquire Carl Sagan Papers
Saturday June 09, 2012 @07:58AM The Venus Transit and Hunting for Alien Worlds
Monday June 04, 2012 @08:07PM Quest To Measure the Venus Transit "Aureole Effect"
Monday June 04, 2012 @07:44PM Quest to Measure the Venus Transit "Aureole Effect"
Wednesday May 30, 2012 @10:28AM Everything you need to know about the June 5/6 Venus Transit
Tuesday May 22, 2012 @11:22AM Rare 'Annular Solar Eclipse' Tonight
Friday May 18, 2012 @11:08AM The nearest supernova candidate to Earth - IK Peg
Tuesday May 08, 2012 @03:17PM Astronomers see the glow of a boiling planet
Tuesday May 08, 2012 @11:31AM Tidal heating shrinks goldilocks zone around red dwarves
Monday May 07, 2012 @11:51AM Astronomers find most distant protocluster of galaxies
Wednesday May 02, 2012 @05:03PM Astronomers see *another* star torn apart by a black hole
Wednesday May 02, 2012 @11:05AM Europe goes to Jupiter's moons (including Europa)
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @11:56AM Researchers Model Pluto's Atmosphere, Find 225 Mph Winds
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @09:12AM Researchers Model Pluto's Atmosphere, Find 225 mph Winds
Tuesday April 17, 2012 @02:58PM Using shadows to measure the geysers of Enceladus
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @07:22AM SKA Might Be Split Between South Africa and Australia
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @05:35AM Giant telescope might be split
Saturday April 07, 2012 @01:03AM Nearby Star May Have More Planets Than Our Solar System
Friday April 06, 2012 @12:03PM Nearby star has more planets than we do
Wednesday April 04, 2012 @09:14AM 150 Gigapixel Sky Image Contains 1 Billion Stars
Wednesday April 04, 2012 @07:31AM 150 gigapixel sky image contains 1 billion stars
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @05:58PM Public To Get Access To Spectacular Infrared Images Of Galaxies
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @01:38PM Scientists Estimate 40% of Red Dwarfs Have A Rocky Planet
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @09:09AM There should be billions of habitable alien planets in our Galaxy
Monday March 26, 2012 @11:50AM Amateur Astronomer Spots Strange Cloud Formations On Mars
Saturday March 24, 2012 @11:03PM Strange cloud formations on Mars, a mystery
Wednesday March 21, 2012 @10:17AM The Sun is 1,392,684 +/- 65 km across
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @10:01AM Jupiter, Venus to align in planetary conjunction and dazzle observers
Friday March 09, 2012 @08:22PM South Africa Wins Science Panel's Backing To Host SKA Telescope
Friday March 09, 2012 @03:14PM South Africa wins science panel's backing to host SKA telescope
Wednesday March 07, 2012 @12:29PM Large Solar Flare To Glance Off Earth
Saturday March 03, 2012 @01:12PM Mysterious Dark Matter Blob Confounds Experts
Friday March 02, 2012 @12:53PM Oxygen found on Saturn's moon Dione
Tuesday February 21, 2012 @03:20PM Astronomers confirm a hot and steamy exoplanet
Sunday February 12, 2012 @10:31PM NASA Considers Privatizing GALEX Astrophysics Satellite
Sunday February 12, 2012 @08:50PM NASA considering moving GALEX astrophysics satellite to private ownership
Friday February 03, 2012 @06:22PM World's largest optical telescope created
Thursday February 02, 2012 @05:50PM Newfound Exoplanet is best yet candidate for supporting life
Saturday January 28, 2012 @12:27PM Friday's Solar Flare Twice As Energetic As Monday's; Earth Safe
Saturday January 28, 2012 @11:40AM The Sun blasts out another flare, twice as big as
Thursday January 26, 2012 @05:26PM 11 New Multi-Planet Star Systems Discovered
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @08:51AM Google Kills More Services, Open Sources Sky Map
Thursday January 19, 2012 @12:14PM A planet literally boils under the heat of its sta
Wednesday January 18, 2012 @09:46PM Town Turns Off the Lights to See the Stars
Wednesday January 18, 2012 @07:07PM BBC show stargazing live ends. Exoplanet discovere
Wednesday January 18, 2012 @12:04PM Astronomers Planning To Image Milky Way's Central Black Hole
Wednesday January 18, 2012 @12:44AM Astronomers look for black hole at centre of Milky
Friday January 13, 2012 @01:11PM Astronomers release database of variable luminosit
Monday January 09, 2012 @10:53AM What does sunset on an alien world look like?
Sunday January 08, 2012 @12:03AM Chance To Snap Up Your Own Observatory
Saturday January 07, 2012 @02:47PM Chance to Snap Up Your Own Observatory
Monday January 02, 2012 @08:50AM Short but sweet meteor shower arrives Jan. 4
Friday December 30, 2011 @12:51PM Where Would Earth-like Planets Find Water?
Wednesday December 28, 2011 @02:18PM Best Space and Astronomy Images from 2011
Monday December 19, 2011 @09:03PM NASA Considers Sending Telescope To the Outer Solar System
Monday December 19, 2011 @03:38PM NASA Considers Sending a Telescope to Outer Solar
Thursday December 15, 2011 @03:31PM Hubble Captures the Violent Birth of a Star
Thursday December 15, 2011 @02:00PM Hubble pic of a 30 octillion ton baby's tantrum
Saturday December 10, 2011 @02:18AM Massive Radio Telescope Starts Observing the Skies
Thursday December 08, 2011 @11:01PM Biggest telescope starts observations
Saturday November 26, 2011 @01:04PM "Amateur" astronomer snaps pic of planet-forming d
Thursday November 17, 2011 @11:56AM Recreating a Mysterious, 2,100-Year-Old Clock
Wednesday November 02, 2011 @06:51PM New Telescopes Might See Alien City Lights
Wednesday October 19, 2011 @09:38AM GLORIA To Give Amateur Astronomers Access To Robotic Telescopes
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @04:10PM Analysis of Galaxy Spin Reveals Universe Might Be Left-Handed