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Blogs about Space

28 blogs about Space.

  1. Antimatter
    Life in a puzzling universe. By Cormac O’Rafferty. 🇮🇪 More info

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    4th International Conference on the History of Physics
    This week, the 4th international conference on the history of physics finally took place at Trinity College Dublin. The event, supported by the Institute of Physics and the European Physics Society, was the fourth in …
    By cormac, 658 words
  2. Astroblog
    Obscured by Clouds. The rough and ready blog of a cloud benighted biologist and amateur astronomer. By Ian Musgrave. 🇦🇺 More info

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    Thursday March7 to Thursday March 14
    The New Moon is Sunday March 10. Jupiter is low in the north-western sky but still dominates the early evening sky. On the 14th the crescent Moon is near Jupiter. Venus is visible in the …
    By Ian Musgrave, 545 words
  3. Astro Bob | Duluth News Tribune
    Bob King's 'Astro Bob' is astronomy for everyone. Mars, Milky Way, Northern Lights, constellations, star gazing and much more. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Astro Bob: How to see Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks
    This returning comet is now visible in binoculars from decent skies. Here's a map and directions to find it.
    By Bob King, 26 words
  4. Astronomy Picture of the Day
    A different astronomy and space sciencerelated image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation. 🇺🇸 More info

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    2024-03-05 08:10
    What's happening across that field?
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  5. Centauri Dreams
    Imagining and Planning Interstellar Exploration. By Paul Gilster. More info

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    Close Stellar Encounters and Earth’s Orbit
    Galaxies look fixed in astronomical photos, but of course they’re dynamic systems ever in motion. The closest stars to Earth at Alpha Centauri will eventually close to within about 3 light years if we wait …
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  6. collectSPACE
    Source for space history, space artifacts, and space memorabilia. Learn where astronauts will appear, browse collecting guides, and read original space history-related daily reports. By Robert Pearlman. 🇺🇸 More info

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    CST-100 CFT PPKs
    With packing complete for Boeing's CST-100 Starliner Crew Flight Test (CFT), the company has shared details about what it, NASA and the astronauts are flying as mementos. In addition to the small American flags, mission …
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  7. Comets & Asteroids - Small Bodies of the Solar System
    Latest news about Comets and Neo by Remanzacco Astronomical Observatory, Italy. Images and information about recent minor planets discoveries provided by our observer team. By Ernesto Guido. 🇮🇹 More info

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    Small Asteroid 2023 CX1 (NEOCP Sar2667) impacted Earth on February 13
    On 2023 February 12.8 (20:18:07 UTC), K. Sarneczky found a small asteroid with the 0.60-m Schmidt + CCD of the Piszkéstető Observatory in Hungary (K88 MPC code) that was soon after put on the NEOCP …
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  8. Crowlspace
    A Deeper Future View. By Adam Crowl. More info

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    A Work In Progress – Starship Earth
    Abstract Cixin Liu’s “Wandering Earth” is a more recent depiction of Earth being used as a Starship. Like Stanley Schmidt’s “Lifeboat Earth” (1976) it does seem like something of a rush job – the Sun …
    By Adam, 72 words
  9. Dreams of Space - Books and Ephemera
    Non-fiction children's space flight stuff 1945-1975. By John Sisson. More info

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    Bozo and His Rocket Ship -Capitol Record-Reader (1947)
    Here an old piece of "rocket" ephemera. Back when there were these big black round things called "records," there were children's record-readers. My mom had some of these from here childhood so I actually read …
    By John Sisson, 170 words
  10. Drew Ex Machina | Posts
    My website is dedicated to the presentation and discussion of my past and current professional work. My areas of interest include remote sensing, spaceflight, astronomy and astrobiology. By Andrew LePage. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Accurate Characterization of 3D Winds Using Stereographic Observations from the Hurricane Hunter Satellites
    The teams at Tropical Weather Analytics (TWA) and Canada Weather Analytics (CWA), where this author is the Chief Scientist, had the honor of having our abstract about our Hurricane Hunter Satellite (HHSat) accepted for the …
    By Andrew LePage, 868 words
  11. Exploring the Universe with Andrew Fraknoi
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    Enjoy the Coming Leap Day: Some Thoughts about the Calendar
    2024 is a leap year, meaning we add a day at the end of February that is not usually there – February 29. This year it’s a Thursday, so most of us will be going …
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  12. In the Dark
    A blog about the Universe, and all that surrounds it. By Peter Coles. 🇮🇪 More info

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    Homeward Bound
    The Blue Mountains Here I am in Abu Dhabi airport, about 2/3 of the way home from Sydney, with just enough time for a quick post. We took off about 4pm Sydney time and I …
    By telescoper, 180 words
  13. LaurelsPlutoBlog
    This is a blog advocating the overturning and/or ignoring of the controversial IAU planet definition that demoted Pluto, the adoption of a broader planet definition that includes all dwarf planets, and the chronicling of worldwide efforts toward these goals. By Laurel Kornfeld. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Celebrating the 94th Anniversary of Pluto's Discovery
    It is time to celebrate! Today marks the 94th anniversary of Pluto’s discovery by Clyde Tombaugh on February 18, 1930, at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona. The observatory is celebrating with its annual I …
    By Laurel Kornfeld, 860 words
  14. Leonard David's INSIDE OUTER SPACE
    A space journalist, reporting on space activities for over 50 years. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Antarctica Bases Here on Earth – Analog for the Moon?
    Multiple nations are targeting the Moon as an off-Earth, snug and cozy camper spot for ever-longer stays of human visitors. For NASA, getting a literal “leg-up” on the lunar landscape once again via its Artemis …
    By Leonard David, 66 words
  15. Light from Space
    Thomas Fuchs' amateur astrophotography. Photos, tutorials and tidbits. 🇺🇸 More info

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    The Fossil Footprint Nebula
    This nebula is very, very dim and therefore it's not very popular with astrophotographers as it takes a long time to get a decent image. All in all this image took me over 50h of …
    By Thomas Fuchs, 184 words
  16. Many Worlds
    By Marc Kaufman, Elizabeth Tasker. 🇯🇵 🇺🇸 More info

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    Many Worlds Archive is Available
    I had the pleasure of reporting and writing the Many Worlds column — sponsored by NASA’s NExSS initiative and the Lunar & Planetary Institute — for more than seven years, but the run came to …
    By marc1276, 191 words
  17. MOONBASE CENTRAL
    the blog about vintage and modern space toys. By Woodsy. More info

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    SLEIGH TIME
    This mystery sled in my scrap box brought back a flood of memories.As a kid I had the Action Man Explorer sled along with a pack of Huskies. Watch out the Polar regions, he we …
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  18. Music of the Spheres
    Space flight, simulators, astronomy, books, flying, music, science, education: whatever the obsession of the moment might happen to be. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Mendelssohn & Monet
    I was listening to a favorite symphony this morning, Mendelssohn’s Fourth, the Italian Symphony. The first movement is as sunny as I’ve ever known it to be in Italy, even in Tuscany. I started wondering …
    By FlyingSinger, 742 words
  19. Nonhuman Autonomous Space Agency
    This is the research blog for the Nonhuman Autonomous Space Agency, an investigation into the potential deployment of networks of nonhumans to colonize the solar system. 🇺🇸 More info

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    durf: Boston Dynamics steals Japanese kawaii tech for its latest robot:
    durf: Boston Dynamics steals Japanese kawaii tech for its latest robot:
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  20. No Shortage of Dreams
    The story of spaceflight told through missions and programs that did not happen - that is, the great majority of them. By David S. F. Portree. More info

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    Apollo-Soyuz II (1974)
    Image credit: NASA.The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) had its origins in talks aimed at developing a common U.S./Soviet docking system for space rescue. The concept of a common docking system was first put forward in …
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