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Jan 19, 2020

555: Satellite Constellations and the Future of Astronomy

Astronomy Cast 555: Satellite Constellations and the Future of Astronomy

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

The other big issue at the AAS was the challenge that astronomy is going to face from all the new satellite constellations coming shortly. There are already...


Jan 13, 2020

554: Big Telescope Controversy in Hawai'i

Astronomy Cast 554: Big Telescope Controversy in Hawai'i

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

This week we're live at the American Astronomical Society's 235th meeting in Honolulu, Hawai'i. We learned about new planets, black holes and star formation, but the big issue hanging over...


Dec 30, 2019

553: What To Look Forward To In 2020

Astronomy Cast 553: What To Look Forward To In 2020

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

It's hard to believe it, but we survived another trip around the Sun. Now it's time to take the whole journey all over again, but with new news. Let's take a look at some of the space and...


Dec 23, 2019

552: Boyajian's star (and other strange stars)

Astronomy Cast 552: Boyajian's star (and other strange stars)

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

Huge surveys of the sky are finding more and more planets, stars and galaxies. But they're also turning up strange objects astronomers have never seen before, like Boyajian's star....


Dec 20, 2019

Hi everyone, Producer Susie here. This weekend, December 21-23, 2019, we will be having our CosmoQuest Hangoutathon. 

For 40 straight hours, our team will be bringing you guests, science and fun live on our channel. We are raising money to pay for our team to continue to bring you science, and for us to continue our...