ESOcast 20 Sep 2017, 10:00 UTC Astronomers have used ALMA to capture a strikingly beautiful view of a delicate bubble of expelled material around the exotic red star U Antliae. These observations will help astronomers to better understand how stars evolve during the later stages of their life-cycles.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary 20 Sep 2017, 06:36 UTC Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) This episode is brought to you by our new sponsor - brilliant.org ...math and science done right. Learn to think like a scientist, with interactive problem solving quizzes and games. Have fun learning and stretching your brain. Please use the link www.brilliant.org/stuartgary so they know you came from us...and help support the show. Thank you. *The best estimates yet of Earth’s composition Astronomers have determined the most accurate estimate yet of the Earth’s core, finding it makes up 32.5 per cent of the planet’s total mass. The findings are part of a new understanding of the Earth’s composition, which will help scientists develop new methods to determine if exoplanets orbiting distant stars are likely to be capable of supporting life. *New supernovae study reframes the Dark Energy debate A new study claims the accelerating expansion of the universe may not be real, but could just be an apparent effect. The study claims the fit of Type Ia supernovae to a model universe with no dark energy appears to be very slightly better than the fit for the standard dark energy model. *Curiosity climbing a Martian ridge NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has begun ...
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Podcasts 19 Sep 2017, 17:00 UTC For decades, astronomers have known about irregular outbursts from the double star system V745 Sco, which is located about 25,000 light years from Earth.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Video and Audio Podcasts 18 Sep 2017, 07:00 UTC On Sept. 15, 2017, Cassini plunged into Saturn, ending its 20-year mission of discovery.
StarTalk Radio 15 Sep 2017, 20:27 UTC What’s the best way to stay scientifically literate in a world of “alternative facts”? Bill Nye, co-host Chuck Nice, and The Atlantic’s senior editor, Ross Andersen are here to help your science skills stay sharp and offer ways to seek out the truth. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/