October 21, 2014

29.03.11: Lunar Lava-Tubes.

Depth map and location of suspected lava tube… (Credit: Space Applications Center, Ahmedabad and moon photo by Author). 

Living on the Moon will be a tough proposition for future astronauts. With lunar daylight stretching for two terrestrial weeks, astronauts and equipment will have to be prepared for swings in temperature from +120 to -180 Celsius in the shade. [Read more...]

July09: News & Notes.

SN Pic.

Teen supernova discoverer extraordinare Caroline Moore (Credit: iOptron News).

- Teenage Supernova Discovery: Ah…who says you can’t engage kids in science anymore? Supernova 2008ha was recently discovered by Caroline Moore of Warwick, New York. Discovery actually occurred back in November 7th of last year, and buzz has just passed around the Internet as this is one of the weakest supernovas to be discovered. Perhaps that’s why the big guys missed it… [Read more...]