24th Mar, 2017 by Tony Darnell
Radio astronomers are ready to point their telescopes towards the center of our galaxy to directly image the supermassive black hole Sgr A* using the Event Horizon Telescope; and NASA’s SWIFT captures a star falling into a black hole.
23rd Mar, 2017 by Tony Darnell
Join us as we discuss the discovery and observations of 51 Pegasi b and how they arrived at the exciting result that the planet’s atmosphere contains water.
9th Feb, 2017 by Tony Darnell
Hot Jupiters are gas giant planets, somewhat similar to Saturn or Jupiter, but instead, they orbit very close to their host stars with orbital periods of less than 10 days. Join us as we discuss these strange exoplanets w/ astronomers from Princeton