The Planetary Society Radio Podcast 7 Nov 2018, 16:00 UTC They may be the most important questions in all of science: Where do we come from? Are we alone?
NASACast Audio 6 Nov 2018, 18:42 UTC NASA in Silicon Valley Live is a talk show that features conversations with scientists, researchers, engineers and all-around cool people who work at NASA to push the boundaries of innovation. In this episode streamed on Oct. 25, 2018, we host our first-ever NASA-themed Halloween costume and cosplay contest!
ESOcast 6 Nov 2018, 15:00 UTC Observations by ALMA and data from the MUSE spectrograph on ESO’s VLT have revealed a colossal fountain of molecular gas powered by a black hole in the brightest galaxy of the Abell 2597 cluster — the full galactic cycle of inflow and outflow powering this vast cosmic fountain has never before been observed in one system.
NASACast Audio 2 Nov 2018, 17:19 UTC Parker Solar Probe Breaks Record for Closest Spacecraft to SunOur Parker Solar Probe is the new record holder for closest approach to the Sun by a human-made object. According to calculations by the Parker Solar Probe team, on Oct. 29, the spacecraft passed the current record of 26.55 million miles from the Sun’s surface, set by the Helios 2 spacecraft in April 1976. When it makes its final closest approach in 2024, Parker Solar Probe is expected to be just 3.83 million miles from the Sun’s surface.