Event: Stargazing Night

Event: Stargazing Night

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Friday February 12, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Stargazing Nights! Tonight we will open the Observatory and Sky Theatre at 6:00 offering fabulous astronomy experiences. Read about it....
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:34:27 EST

Massive Planet Gone Rogue Discovered

Reported by Universe Today

A massive rogue planet has been discovered in the Beta Pictoris moving group. The planet, called PSO J318.5338-22.8603 (Sorry, I didn't name it), is over eight times as massive as Jupiter. Because it's one of the few directly-imaged exoplanets we know of...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:12:15 +0000

Gravitational Waves Discovered: A New Window on the Universe

Reported by Universe Today

"Ladies and Gentlemen, we have detected gravitational waves. We did it."With those words, Dave Reitze, executive director of the U.S.-based Laser Interferometry Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), has opened a new window into the universe, and ushered ...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:24:34 +0000

NASA Says Indian Event Was Not Meteorite.

Reported by Universe Today

Last Saturday, Feb. 6th, a meteorite reportedly struck a bus driver on the campus of the Bharathidasan Engineering College in southern India. Three students were also injured and several windows were shattered in some kind of explosion. Online videos a...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:05:37 +0000

Gravitational Waves Detected by LIGO: Complete Coverage

Reported by SPACE.com

Read all about the mysterious spacetime ripples known as gravitational waves, and what their detection means for astronomy....
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 05:24:00 EST

WATCH LIVE @ 3 AM ET FRIDAY: Japan to Launch New X-Ray Space Telescope

Reported by SPACE.com

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will launch a new X-ray space observatory called Astro-H on Friday at 3:45 a.m. EST (5:45 p.m. local time) from the Tanegashima Space Center and you can watch the launch live....
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 05:20:00 EST

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