Astrophysicists have discovered two detached, eclipsing double white dwarf binaries with orbital periods of 40 and 46 minutes, respectively.
Venus looks bland and featureless in visible light, but change the filter to ultraviolet, and Earth’s twin suddenly looks like a different planet.
Welcome to AstroWomen. We started this blog as a way to highlight the important work of women in fields related to the space sciences. Women are still dramatically underrepresented in many scientific fields relevant to the exploration of space, and we’re hoping to help change that.
Water is essential for life – that we know. But the honeycomb lattice that forms when you chill it to
Footsteps to Mars Hangout. On the first Friday of the month, Tony Darnell, Alberto Conti and Harley Thronson discuss the challenges, science and mission progress of a human presence on the Red Planet, Mars. Credit: Deep Astronomy