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Will WFIRST Suffer Because of JWST?

30th Jul, 2018 - 2782 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 - 2765 views

Space Fan News is Sponsored by OPT Telescopes and Patreon Patrons: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB 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 - 9450 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 - 7382 views

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

UltraMassive Black Hole Measured in Elliptical Galaxy Holm 15A Second Largest Ever Seen

16th Aug, 2019 - 5057 views

Space Fan News is Sponsored by OPT Telescopes and Patreon Patrons: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Earlier this month astronomers revised some mass estimates of a black hole at the center of the elliptical galaxy Holmberg 15A, an enormous galaxy 700 million

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

26th Jan, 2018 - 4362 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 - 3406 views

PLANETS Foundation: https://planets.life 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 - 3778 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 - 5376 views

Consider supporting SFN: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy Here are the links to this week's stories: K2’s First 104 Exoplanets: http://www.keckobservatory.org/recent/entry/more_than_100_planets_confirmed_in_single_trove http://www.nasa.gov/feature/

The Era of Direct Imaging of Exoplanets Has Arrived

25th Apr, 2019 - 6411 views

In this episode, astronomers are finally starting to get direct images of planets around other stars, and not only that, for the first time, ground-based telescopes are actually getting measurements of the atmospheres of these galactic neighbors.

The Cosmic Optical Background: New Horizons Probes the Universe

27th Apr, 2017 - 2269 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 - 6448 views

New website is up! Visit the new and improved http://DeepAstronomy.com 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: https://www.ligo.caltech.edu/news/ligo