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The First Five Worlds of Kepler

6th Jan, 2010 - 266.1K views

On January 4th, 2010, the Kepler Science Team announced the first five worlds discovered by the Kepler Space Telescope. These planets are larger, Jupiter-sized ones, instead of the smaller Earth-sized planets it was designed to detect, but these d

Space Fan News #1: Kepler Discovers Its First Rocky World

11th Jan, 2011 - 15.6K views

Get astronomy tweets here: http://twitter.com/DeepAstronomy Trying something new here. I really enjoy the weeks that the American Astronomical Society holds its meetings because so many great things are announced. i want to share as many of the

Space Fan News #2: Echoes From a Quasar That No Longer Exists

11th Jan, 2011 - 8877 views

Here's the press release: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2011/01/image/a/ Don't forget to check out Galaxy Zoo: http://galaxyzoo.org A Dutch schoolteacher discovered an enigmatic object while classifying galaxies in the Sloan Dig

Space Fan News #49: There Are More Planets than Stars in Our Galaxy

12th Jan, 2012 - 8561 views

http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell http://facebook.com/SpaceFan Hundred Sixty Billion planets: http://www.space.com/14200-160-billion-alien-planets-milky-galaxy.html http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v481/n7380/full/nature10684.html Kepler finds three

Fast Radio Burst Found; New Galaxy Type Discovered; JWST Testing Resumes | SFN #189

7th Jan, 2017 - 8077 views

Consider supporting Space Fan News: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy to ensure you get current space & astronomy news each week! Space Fan News Theme by Stephen Dubois available for download here: http://ancienteyesmusic.com It's AAS Week here at

Space Fan News #3: The Most Comprehensive Image of the Night Sky Ever Taken

13th Jan, 2011 - 6987 views

Been tweeting like crazy: http://twitter.com/DeepAstronomy Here's the press release: http://sdss3.wordpress.com/2011/01/11/aas-press-conference/ Link to the image: http://cosmo.nyu.edu/blanton/aas-2011-sdss3-pc-hires-1920-1440.001.jpg More inf

SFN #143: Directly Imaging Exoplanets? Ground-based Telescopes Lead the Way!

4th Dec, 2015 - 6332 views

Watch out space telescopes, there is an army of ground-based instruments poised to look directly at planets around other stars. With names like SPHERE, GPI and SCExAO, the future of exoplanet science rests with some of the most sophisticated instr

SFN #148: 4 Years of SFN!; NuSTAR Images Andromeda; Globulars May Harbor Civs

8th Jan, 2016 - 6237 views

This week marks 4 years of Space Fan News! Thanks to all of you for watching and supporting. Links SFN #1: https://youtu.be/geYcyPtGvhc?list=PL8... NuSTAR: http://www.nustar.caltech.edu/news/nu... http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php... Globular

Space Fan News #4: Candles in the Dark

14th Jan, 2011 - 5767 views

This one's a little long because I wanted to give some background into the two press releases that came out of the AAS today: http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/news/1243-ssc2011-01-Cosmology-Standard-Candle-Not-So-Standard-After-All http://www.cfa.harv

Space Fan News #47: JWST Goes to AAS; Kepler Misses a Couple Planets

10th Jan, 2012 - 4417 views

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell Thanks to Alberto Conti and Jason Kalirai for the visuals! Here's the link to PlanetHunter.org discovery: http://blogs.zooniverse.org/planethunters/2012/01/09/two-new-discoveries-anno

Space Fan News #86: Space Week Preview

7th Jan, 2013 - 3898 views

It's Space Week! It's like Shark Week but less bitey. I'm at the AAS meeting all week to try and give you some idea of what it's like at these meetings. We're going to have Hangouts on Air everyday and I'll post an SFN every night. I'll also post

Space Fan News #48: JWST Making a Splash at AAS; Herschel Looks at Clouds; Hubble Outdoes Itself

11th Jan, 2012 - 3796 views

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell Hershel's view of LMC/SMC: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2012-006 Hubble Protocluster: http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1201/