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EVSN: Escape Velocity Space News

Oct 31, 2019

In today's news we find stars started earlier than thought, stars then don't eat planets when expected, and put planets in places we never anticipated.

Oct 30, 2019

Nothing went to space this past week, so Annie chats about other spacecraft-related news.

Oct 29, 2019

Today is a day of instrument announcements and scrapping every last bit of science out of instruments. We go a mile underground to learn about the LUX-ZEPLIN detector and than climb to more than a mile-up to learn about the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument at Kitt Peak. From there we dash out to Pluto and learn...

Oct 28, 2019

It is the most Monday of Mondays, and starts out with Mars spitting out a probe. Seriously. From there, we learn how Hygeia escaped collision and earned dwarf planet status, and how modifying gravity may make modelling our universe finally possible.

Oct 25, 2019

Todays news is all over the place, and by place, we mean universe. We start with the story of 4 galaxy clusters merging, pair wise, into one massive system, and move on to explore a planet in a three star system made of red dwarfs, and with a model for creating Jupiter family comets.