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EVSN: Escape Velocity Space News

Apr 30, 2020

Not everyday is equal. Some days are rockier than others. Take today for example, we have three stories that involve rocks, ice, and other stuff that can really wreck your day. Join us as we discuss the Allan Hills Meteorite ALH84001, Asteroid 1998 OR2’s 6 million km miss; & Comet Atlas’s exquisite death.

Apr 29, 2020

Iran launched their first military satellite Noor-1, SpaceX launched another 60 Starlink satellites and Roscosmos launched the Progress MS-14 resupply mission.

Apr 28, 2020

Images from the Akatsuki spacecraft unveil what keeps Venus’s atmosphere rotating much faster than the planet itself, for the first time, NASA’s Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory tracked water loss from an interstellar comet as it approached and rounded the Sun, and then we have an interview with Patrick Peplowski...

Apr 27, 2020

A star that had a brush with a giant black hole and lived to tell the tale through exclamations of X-rays, Cornell astronomers have improved a model to gauge the temperatures of exoplanets, and Dr. David Grinspoon talks his “Funky Science Story Hour” on...

Apr 24, 2020

Yale's Extreme PREcision Spectrometer (EXPRES) is giving a closer look at the atmosphere of a distant planet, a model developed at the Faculty of Physics at the Technion, in collaboration with German scientists at Tübingen, explains the unique properties of Arrokoth – the most distant object ever imaged in the solar...