Category Archives: Astronomy

¬°Carl Sagan Day!

Happy Carl Sagan Day 2011! http://centerforinquiry.net/carlsaganday Previous post on Carl Sagan: Carl Sagan – Cosmos Remixed

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Headbangin’ in a Heavy Metal Universe

The Heavy Metal Universe! That’s the title that got my attention over at ScienceBlogs. I happen to like heavy metal music and Ethan Siegel did a headbangin’ up job describing heavy metals out there. Read, The Heavy Metal Universe!

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MIT – Sara Seager: Planetary Scientist and Astrophysicist

Just added Seager’s Exoplanet site to the Exoresources page. Very nice professional/personal site detailing exoplanet research at MIT. Go directly to the site: Sara Seager.

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Exoplanets Seen by Hubble in 1998 Finally Revealed

Phil Plait over at Discover’s Bad Astronomy writes about the hidden exoplanets in Hubble data. Exoplanets Seen by Hubble in 1998 Finally Revealed

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Apple iPhone, iPad Exoplanet App

For the Apple users out there, a recently updated Exoplanet app. Get daily updates of exoplanet discoveries along with nice galaxy visuals. Developer, Hanno Rein’s app site.

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She Holds a Doctorate in Space Aliens

Well, almost. She’s Pascale Ehrenfreund, an astrobiologist. Astrobiolgists study life in all forms in outer space. This can range from organic molecules, the basis for life, to the biological effects of space on plants and animals. Maybe even aliens someday.

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ATTN: Armchair Astronomers. You too can hunt for exoplanets.

Planet Hunters, a web site with the Kepler findings, is now open to the public. Take a look. Hunt a planet. Learn more from Andrea Parrish here.

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Fifty New Exoplanets

“Fifty new exoplanets discovered by HARPS” at Astronomy Magazine. Read more at astronomy.com. Also, a National Geographic article.

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Carl Sagan – "Cosmos" Remixed

As an aspiring professional musician, one of my musical interests lie in the creation of science music. That is, music to inspire and educate about the sciences and their history, in much the same way science fiction does through print and film media. So when I came across Symphony of Science‘s, “A Glorious Dawn” featuring […]

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The Coolest Exoplanet Book This Year

Just found this over at the Exoplanetology blog. A new children’s book of exoplanet poetry! I’m a big fan of youth books, especially in love with the DK youth and DK Eyewitness series. The local library has in Jack Prelutsky‘s The Swamps of Sleethe, and after I get over this cold I’m heading straight for […]

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