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By Susie Murph on May 21, 2018 in

Welcome to the 553rd Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers, who submit their best work each week for your benefit. So now, on to this week’s stories! First up, a roundup of stories from Universe Today. To kick it off, Fraser Cain has a great […]

By Susie Murph on March 15, 2018 in

From the NASA Parker Solar Probe site: NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will swoop to within 4 million miles of the sun’s surface, facing heat and radiation like no spacecraft before it. Launching in 2018, Parker Solar Probe will provide new data on solar activity and make critical contributions to our ability to forecast major space-weather […]

By tkomatsu on January 30, 2018 in

Date: February 10, 2018 Time: 7:00-8:30pm Location: Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza College, Cupertino, CA Watch the “Totality” digital planetarium show, and hear an accompanying talk by Dr. Laura Peticolas, Sonoma State University, Megamovie 2017 Project Lead; and Dr. Bryan Mendez, Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley, with Q&A. “Totality” includes a variety of wonderful styles—from […]

By jagrier on January 5, 2018 in

As you know from having searched for impact craters on images here at CosmoQuest, some craters are are easier to spot and measure than others. One of the things that makes a crater easier to identify is a prominent shadow cast from the rim. Such shadows are created when the source of illumination (the sun) […]

By Avivah Yamani on April 10, 2013 in

Hi, I’m Avivah from Indonesia. I live in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. This is “officially my first story in Cosmoquest blog”. It’s a story about my trip to East Java ( I live in West Java).