ESOcast 6 Feb 2019, 16:00 UTC This dazzling region of newly-forming stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) was captured by the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. The relatively small amount of dust in the LMC and MUSE’s acute vision allowed intricate details of the region to be picked out in visible light.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary 18 Jan 2019, 12:26 UTC Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com (mobile friendly). This episode of SpaceTime is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus...lifelong learning from the best in their fields. To take up our special free trial offer, just use our URL… www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/space and help support the show while doing yourself a favour. *Brightest quasar in the early universeAstronomers have discovered the brightest object ever seen at a time when the universe was less than a billion years old.You tube video URL: http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/181917782323 *Second nearest exoplanet could harbour life – maybe!Scientists say Barnard b – a icy super Earth orbiting Barnard’s Star could still have the potential to harbour primitive life if it has a large, hot iron/nickel core and enhanced geothermal activity.*The Great Melbourne Telescope celebrates 150 years2019 marks the 150th anniversary of the Great Melbourne Telescope or GMT -- one of Australia’s earliest mega scientific endeavours.*Blue Origin to begin flying space tourists this yearBlue Origin boss Amazon founder Jeff Bezos says the company will begin flying tourists into space this year – although tickets haven’t gone on sale just yet.*The Science ReportGetting more than the recommended six to eight hours of sleep a day linked to cardiovascular disease.New evidence ...
ESOcast 11 Jan 2019, 10:00 UTC In Chile Chill 12 the evocative tunes of ESO’s Music Ambassador Dimitris Polychroniadis are set to stunning visuals from ESO’s expansive video archive. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a stellar walk through the Universe on the border between science and art.
Hubblecast HD 7 Jan 2019, 17:00 UTC The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed image yet of a the Triangulum Galaxy, a spiral galaxy located at a distance of only three million light-years. The image of our cosmic neighbour is the second largest image ever created with Hubble data.
AstrotalkUK 4 Jan 2019, 06:00 UTC Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) was founded in 2003 by the merger of three existing organisations and has an annual budget of around two billion USD. It has a remit for research and development of technology, space exploration and supporting human spaceflight aboard the ISS through collaboration with the European Space Agency.