May 1 - Martha Haynes, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy, led an audience
of students and faculty on a “journey across space and time” April 25
in Philip Lewis Hall. Read more ›
In this artistic rendering, an Earth-like exomoon orbits a gas giant planet in a star's habitable zone in a galaxy far away. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)
FRB 121102, a fast radio burst discovered by Cornell astronomers.
Perseverance Valley holds rocks carved by sand blowing uphill from the crater floor, and wind might also be the key in sorting larger particles into rows parallel to the slope.
Astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger speaks about the search for faraway worlds and signatures of life.
Juno is soaking up as much data as it can about the planet’s gravity, magnetic fields, deep atmosphere and core. [Forbes/Science]
Fact #3: Traveling Time
Traveling at the speed of light it would still take you over 4 years to reach the Sun’s nearest neighbour star.
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