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Will WFIRST Suffer Because of JWST?

30th Jul, 2018 - 2.6k views

In this episode, we’ve all heard about the delays and cost overruns of NASA’s flagship observatory, JWST. How will it affect upcoming large space telescope missions, like WFIRST?

Will Government Shut Down Affect NASAs JWST Schedule What about TESS and Juno Ops

10th Jan, 2019 - 2.5k views

Space Fan News is Sponsored by OPT Telescopes and Patreon Patrons: As I’m sure you know by now, the partial government shutdown has affected NASA employees. Many are at home waiting for it to end, but will this shutdown cau

What is the Event Horizon Telescope?; NASA's SWIFT Finds a Star Falling in a Black Hole

25th Mar, 2017 - 9.3k views

Astronomers from around the world are collaborating to make a direct image of the event horizon of a black hole. This worldwide effort will make a telescope the size of the Earth that will have the resolution to look at the black hole at the center

Unusual Cosmic Weather Around Black Hole Observed; Dark Energy Mapped; Juno Update | SFN #173

30th Jul, 2016 - 7.4k views

Consider supporting SFN: Space Fan News Theme by Stephen Dubois available for download here: Here are the links to this week's stories: Black Hole Feeding on Cold Intergalactic Gas: http

TRAPPIST-1 Habitability Possible; LISA Passes Milestone; Super/Blue/Blood Moon Next Week! | SFN #222

26th Jan, 2018 - 4.3k views

Astronomers publish a paper claiming the two of the earth-sized planets around TRAPPIST-1 are potentially habitable; the LISA Mission passes a critical Mission Design Readiness Review; and next week when Space Fans look up, superbluebloodmoontime!

The PLANETS Foundation: Looking for Life in the Universe

17th Nov, 2016 - 3.3k views

PLANETS Foundation: SETI isn't the only game in town that is dedicated to searching for and finding life in the universe. An international team of professors, astrophysicists, engineers and scientists from 6 countries around th

The First Two Worlds of TESS

22nd Sep, 2018 - 3.6k views

Get ready for the avalanche folks! TESS is starting to return science data and already they've discovered two exoplanets. In this episode, I'll let you know more about them.

The First 104 Worlds of K2; Hubble & the Final Frontier (Field) | SFN #172

23rd Jul, 2016 - 5.5k views

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The Cosmic Optical Background: New Horizons Probes the Universe

27th Apr, 2017 - 2.2k views

Researchers have cleverly used data from the New Horizons mission to look at the light from distant galaxies. The universe is filled with galaxies light up the cosmos, but too faint to see with the naked eye. Can we measure it? How bright is it?

The Age of Gravitational Waves is Here!; FU Orionis is a Pig; ExoMars First Light | SFN #167

17th Jun, 2016 - 6.5k views

New website is up! Visit the new and improved and let me know what you think. New content every week. Here are the links to this week's stories: LIGO Detects more gravitational waves:

The 7 Earth-sized Worlds of TRAPPIST-1 | SFN #196

25th Feb, 2017 - 8.1k views

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TESS First Light: The Search for Exoplanets Has Begun!

19th Sep, 2018 - 3.3k views

TESS the transiting exoplanet survey satellite, has taken its first science image. This image is the first in the first sector of the southern hemisphere and shows both LMC and SMC