NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Podcasts 16 Oct 2017, 17:00 UTC Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to make the first X-ray detection of a gravitational wave source.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary 13 Oct 2017, 06:50 UTC Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) *A radio for dark matter Scientists are developing a new device that instead of searching for dark matter particles – will search for dark matter waves. A prototype of the new device is now being tested to listen for the sounds of mysterious dark matter particles. *Ring found around dwarf planet Haumea Astronomers have detected another ringed world in our solar system. As well as the gas giants; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, the Kuiper Belt dwarf planet Haumea has now also been found to have a ring system. *JUNO’s eighth Jovian flyby NASA’s Juno spacecraft has completed its eighth close encounter with Jupiter -- flying just 7576 kilometres above the giant planet’s swirling cloud tops. The new observations show close-up images of two points of interest, known as ‘Whale’s Tail’ and ‘Dan’s Spot.’ *Asteroid 2012 TC4 zooms past Earth An asteroid the size of a house passed just 50,150 kilometres above the South Pacific Ocean on Thursday travelling at over 7.6 km per second relative to Earth. Known as a NEO or Near Earth Object – the asteroid designated 2012 TC4 -- hadn’t been seen since the week it was discovered ...
NASACast Audio 12 Oct 2017, 17:45 UTC