Diego Casanova and Jacqueline Goldstein discuss a recent survey indicating that the satellite galaxies orbiting the Milky Way may not resemble those orbiting other Milky Way like galaxies. Yale University. “Is the Milky Way an ‘outlier’ galaxy? Studying its ‘siblings’ for clues.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 20 September 2017.
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Jacqueline Goldstein discusses a ground breaking discovery involving gravitational waves and gold. http://news.mit.edu/2017/ligo-virgo-first-detection-gravitational-waves-colliding-neutron-stars-1016
Ring around the dwarf planet! Erika K. Carlson and Diego Casanova discuss scientists’ discovery of a ring around the dwarf planet Haumea in the outer Solar System. Source: http://www.planetary.org/blogs/jason-davis/2017/20171011-haumea-has-a-ring.html
Jacqueline Goldstein and Erika K. Carlson talk about what our Sun might look like near the end of its life, and how a recent photograph of the surface of an aging star – taken using multiple telescopes – gives us a clue. Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/12/171220131710.htm
Jacqueline Goldstein talk’s about Hawking Radiation in honor of the late Stephen Hawking, the world renown theoretical physicist, popular scientists, and disability activist who died last week on March 14th. Learn more: https://phys.org/news/2018-03-black-holes-totally-insights-stephen.html