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ESA Turns Off LISA Pathfinder; Juno Flies Over Red Spot; NASA Hangs #JWST Out to Dry | SFN #209

22nd Jul, 2017 - 3787 views

Consider supporting Space Fan News and Deep Astronomy: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy to ensure you get current space & astronomy news each week! the European Space Agency has turned off the LISA Pathfinder spacecraft after its successful missio

The TRAPPIST-1 System and the NASA Search for Habitable Worlds

15th Jun, 2017 - 4142 views

What is NASA doing to help us understand the TRAPPIST-1 system? NASA’s Kepler mission breathtakingly revealed that our galaxy was filled with stars surrounded by planetary systems of all kinds. The search for planets includes seeking planets that

What's So Great About TRAPPIST-1?

15th Jun, 2017 - 4385 views

Since the discovery of this system of seven terrestrial planets around an obscure, cool, red-dwarf star some 40 light years away, astronomers and the public have become very excited. Why? What's so great about this system? Located only 40 light-y

ExoLife Communication

11th May, 2017 - 2362 views

How can we ever hope to communicate with any life in the universe if we find it? What are the methods available? What are the challenges? Is it even possible? Life in the universe may be common or it may be rare, we don't know yet. For all we know,

Chances of Life on the Closest Exoplanets

4th May, 2017 - 4171 views

Support and learn more about the PLANETS Foundation here: https://www.planets.life/ Of the 50 exoplanets closest to Earth, which ones are most likely to harbor life? We now know there are more planets in our galaxy than there are stars. On average

Imaging the Surface of Proxima Centauri b

26th Apr, 2017 - 5700 views

Is it possible to directly image the surface of Proxima Centaur b? Watch this hangout and find out! Please checkout the new Kickstarter Campaign for the PLANETS Foundation: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/exocube/planets-telescope-the-pathwa

Stray Black Hole Found; Water Found on 51 Pegasi b; NASA Juno & Cassini Updates | SFN #193

4th Feb, 2017 - 9858 views

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TESS: A New Era of Exoplanet Discovery

7th Jan, 2016 - 25.8K views

In August 2017, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will launch atop a Falcon 9 Spacecraft ushering in a new era of exoplanet discovery. Follow DeepAstronomy on Twitter: @DeepAstronomy Like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/DeepAstronomy F

Starshades and Coronagraphs: Essential Technologies for Finding Life in the Universe

16th Oct, 2015 - 6563 views

NASA is developing ambitious future missions intended to find signs of life on worlds around other stars. Those clues would be present in the planet’s atmosphere: water vapor indicating an ocean, oxygen from green plans, methane from bacteria. To ac

Kepler's New Universe

19th Feb, 2014 - 118.5K views

Kepler has opened up a new universe. Only about 20 years ago, we didn't know if there were any other planets around any other stars besides our own, now we know we live in a galaxy that contains more planets than stars. Every star in our galaxy has o

Space Fan News #103: Biggest Star In Galaxy Found; Hubble's Blue Exoplanet

13th Jul, 2013 - 11.8K views

Milky Way's Most Massive Star: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/news/display/?id=10369 http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1331/ Hubble's Blue Exoplanet: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2013/26/ If you want weekly space and astro

Space Fan News #97: Fastest Black Hole Measured; Possible Protoplanet; JWST @SXSW

2nd Mar, 2013 - 8461 views

The fastest black hole ever measured so far also solves controversy. There may be a protoplanet around HD 100546 and I'm going to SXSW! Riddle of black hole spin solved: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/nustar/news/nustar20130227.html http://news.