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  1. There’s Life on the Moon! China’s Lander Just Sprouted the First Plants
  2. Weekly Space Hangout: Jan 16, 2019: Paul MacNeal of JPL’s Annual Invention Challenge
  3. Astronomers Aren’t Pleased About a Russian Plan to Put Billboards in Space
  4. CERN is Planning to Build a Much Larger Particle Collider. Much, Much, Larger.
  5. Cassini Saw Rain Falling at Titan’s North Pole
  6. Seeding the Milky Way with Life Using Genesis Missions
  7. Geothermal Heating Could Make Life Possible on the Super Earth Planet at Barnard’s S
  8. Steam-Powered Spacecraft Could Explore the Asteroid Belt Forever, Refueling Itself in
  9. Messier 77 – the Cetus A Barred Spiral Galaxy
  10. Carnival of Space #595
  11. Astronomy Cast Ep. 514: Planetary Protection Protocols
  12. Saturn’s Rings are Only 10 to 100 Million Years Old
  13. Planetary Scientists Continue to Puzzle Over the Mysterious Slope Streaks on Mars. Li
  14. Amazing Images From Sunday’s Total Lunar Eclipse as Observers Spy Impact Flash
  15. A Disc of Icy Material, not Planet 9, Might Explain the Strange Movements in the Oute
  16. Weekly Space Hangout: Jan 23, 2019: Marco Parigi, Asteroid/Comet Whisperer
  17. SpaceX Starhopper Damaged in High Winds
  18. One of Our Best Views of the Supermassive Black Hole at the Heart of the Milky Way
  19. Blue Origin has Shown off a New Video of its New Glenn Rocket Design
  20. A Planetary Nebula Like This Will Only be Visible for About 10,000 Years Before it Fa
  21. What Would be the Benefits of an Interstellar Probe?
  22. Quasars with a Double-Image Gravitational Lens Could Help Finally Figure out how Fast
  23. Here it is, the high resolution photo of MU69 We’ve all been waiting for.
  24. Without the Impact that Formed the Moon, We Might Not Have Life on Earth
  25. Astronomers are Continuing to Watch the Shockwaves Expand from Supernova SN1987A, as
  26. Tiny Object Found at the Edge of the Solar System for the First Time. A Kuiper Belt O
  27. Carnival of Space #596
  28. One of the Oldest Earth Rocks Turned up on the Moon, of all Places
  29. Crew Dragon Rolls Out to the Launch Pad. Demo-1 Flight Should Happen Shortly
  30. Weekly Space Hangout: Jan 30, 2019: Rod Pyle talks “Space 2.0”
  31. When Does the Sun Rise… Really?
  32. Uh oh, a Recent Study Suggests that Dark Energy’s Strength is Increasing
  33. Newborn Stars in the Orion Nebula Prevent Other Stars from Forming
  34. Astronomers Process Hubble’s Deepest Image to get Even More Data, and Show that Some
  35. NASA used Curiosity’s Sensors to Measure the Gravity of a Mountain on Mars
  36. Oumuamua Could be the Debris Cloud of a Disintegrated Interstellar Comet
  37. Eta Carinae is Getting Brighter Because a Dust Cloud was Blocking our View
  38. Carnival of Space #597
  39. Elon Musk’s New Plan is to Get to the Moon as Fast as Possible
  40. How The Sun’s Scorching Corona Stays So Hot
  41. Two Newly-Discovered Exoplanets are Probably the Result of a Catastrophic Collision
  42. How Big Would a Generation Ship Need to be to Keep a Crew of 500 Alive for the Journe
  43. Weekly Space Hangout: Feb 6, 2019: Dr. Natalie Hinkel and “The Hypatia Catalog”
  44. ESA is Planning a Mission to the Smallest Spacerock Ever Visited: the Moon of an Aste
  45. The Milky Way is Actually Warped
  46. Comet Y1 Iwamoto Tops Out in February
  47. InSight Just Put a Windshield Over its Seismometer
  48. A Star’s Outburst is Releasing Organic Molecules Trapped in the ice Around it
  49. This is Kepler’s Final Image
  50. New SpaceX Raptor Engine Beats the Chamber Pressure of Russia’s RD-180 Engine, Accord
  51. New Horizons took this shot of MU69 as it sped away from its encounter
  52. Thanks to Gaia, We Now Know Exactly When We’ll be Colliding with Andromeda
  53. Here’s a Clever idea. Build Moon Bases in Craters and then Fill them in with Lunar Re
  54. Want to Move to Mars? A Round-Trip Ticket Will Only Cost $100,000 According to Elon M
  55. Weekly Space Hangout: Feb 13, 2019 – Luciano Iess of the Cassini Radio Science Team
  56. There’s Evidence that Mars is Still Volcanically Active
  57. Hubble Shows off the Atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune
  58. Another Enormous Crater Found Under the Ice in Greenland
  59. InSight has Placed its Heat Probe on the Martian Surface. The Next Step is to Jackham
  60. Mars One, the Plan to Make a Reality Show on Mars, is Bankrupt
  61. We Hate Long Goodbyes, But Opportunity has Earned One
  62. Land Heavier Payloads on Mars. Aim for the Ground and Then Pull up at the Last Moment
  63. British Satellite Tests its Space Junk Harpoon
  64. Carnival of Space #599
  65. Astronomy Cast Ep. 518: When the Universe tried to Declare War
  66. Messier 78 – the NGC 2068 Reflection Nebula
  67. This Star Has Been Going Nova Every Year, for Millions of Years
  68. Weekly Space Hangout: Feb 20, 2019 – Dr. Emily Holt talks Archaeology and Ancient Ast
  69. This is a Dust Devil… on Mars
  70. Gateway Foundation Shows off Their Plans for an Enormous Rotating Space Station
  71. Did You Know the Earth’s Atmosphere Extends Beyond the Orbit of the Moon?
  72. Japan’s Hayabusa2 is About to Shoot Up the Surface of Ryugu with Tiny Impactors so th
  73. Antarctica is About to Unleash an Iceberg Twice the Size of New York City
  74. Signs that Ancient Rivers Flowed Across the Surface of Mars, Billions of Years Ago
  75. Shout Out to Japan! Their Hayabusa2 Spacecraft has Collected its First Samples from
  76. The Oldest and Coldest White Dwarf Ever Found has Bizarre Dust Rings Around it
  77. Say Hello to Hippocamp! The New Moon Discovered at Neptune, Which Could Have Broken o
  78. Meet WFIRST, The Space Telescope with the Power of 100 Hubbles
  79. X-rays Might be a Better Way to Communicate in Space
  80. The Latest Images of Ultima Thule are in, and they are the Sharpest Yet!
  81. Messier 79 – the NGC 1904 Globular Cluster
  82. Massive Volcanic Eruptions 66 Million Years Ago Happened Almost Exactly When the Dino
  83. Carnival of Space #600
  84. Weekly Space Hangout: Feb 27, 2019 – Dr. Ellen Stofan, Director of the National Air a
  85. NASA has Cleared Crew Dragon to Fly. Demo-1 Launches on March 2
  86. Virgin Galactic Sends Three People to the Edge of Space. Flights with Paying Customer
  87. The Record for the Most Distant Object in the Solar System has been Shattered. Introd
  88. More Evidence that Planet 9 is Really Out There
  89. Curiosity Crashed, but it’s Working Fine Again. NASA Won’t Have to Send Astronauts to
  90. Complex Life Might Require a Very Narrow Habitable Zone
  91. Astronomers are Using NASA’s Deep Space Network to Hunt for Magnetars
  92. Hayabusa2 Left a Dark Spot Where it Touched Down on Ryugu. Engineers Aren’t Sure Why
  93. Another Milestone for SpaceX as Crew Dragon Docks with ISS
  94. Carnival of Space #601
  95. Astronomy Cast Ep. 520: Transients: What They Are and Why They Matter Part 2
  96. InSight’s Rock-hammer is About Half a Meter Down and has Already Run into Rocks.
  97. Sorry Hollywood, it’s Going to Take a Lot More to Destroy an Asteroid
  98. Gamma Ray Telescopes could Detect Starships Powered by Black Hole
  99. You’re in This Picture. It’s a Selfie Taken by SpaceIL’s Beresheet Lunar Lander on it
  100. Weekly Space Hangout: Mar 06, 2019 – Dr. Jeff Morgenthaler of the Planetary Science I
  101. This is an Actual Photograph of the Shock Waves from Supersonic Jets Interacting with
  102. Ho-Hum. More Boring Success for SpaceX as Crew Dragon Splashes Down
  103. It Took 10 Years to Confirm the First Planet Ever Found by Kepler
  104. Pluto and Charon Don’t Have Enough Small Craters
  105. Massive Photons Could Explain Dark Matter, But Don’t
  106. Messier 80 – the NGC 6093 Globular Cluster
  107. A Newer, More Accurate Measurement Sets the Mass of the Milky Way at 1.5 Trillion Sol
  108. Now You Can See MU69 in Thrilling 3D
  109. Jupiter or Earth? Which One’s Which, and Why Do They Look so Similar?
  110. Using Black Holes to Conquer Space: The Halo Drive!
  111. China’s Lunar Rover Wakes Up and Gets to Work for its 3rd Lunar Day
  112. This is What It’ll Look Like When the Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxies Collide Billio
  113. Weekly Space Hangout: Mar 13, 2019 – Dr. Luisa Rebull, Spitzer, and Star Formation
  114. This is the Final Photograph from Opportunity
  115. New Ring of Dust Discovered in the Inner Solar System
  116. The Iridium Flare Era is About to End
  117. Carnival of Space #602
  118. This Star has been Kicked Out of the Milky Way. It Knows What It Did.
  119. Do You See the “Cosmic Bat” in NGC 1788?
  120. Progress for the Skylon. Europe agrees to continue working on the air-breathing SABRE
  121. SLS Rocket Promises To Do Better
  122. Which Habitable Zones are the Best to Actually Search for Life?
  123. Carnival of Space #603
  124. Astronomy Cast Bonus Episode: Dust with Dr. Paul Sutter
  125. Astronomy Cast Ep. 522: Judging Age & Origins, part 1 – Earth Rocks
  126. Messier 81 – the Bode Galaxy
  127. Spot Failed Soviet Venus Probe Kosmos 482 in Earth Orbit
  128. SpaceX Tests the Starship’s Hexagonal Heatshield. Starhopper Tests Could Come as Earl
  129. Almost 13,000 Years Ago, a Comet Impact Set Everything on Fire
  130. Six People Have Begun a 122-Day Simulated Mission on the Moon
  131. Weekly Space Hangout: March 20, 2019 – Dr. Michael Zemcov of NASA’s SPHEREx Mission
  132. The Incredible Challenge of Landing Heavy Payloads On Mars
  133. LIGO Just Got a Big Upgrade, Will Begin Searching for Gravitational Waves Again on Ap
  134. Pulsar Seen Speeding Away From the Supernova That Created it
  135. Messier 82 – the Cigar Galaxy
  136. Asteroid Bennu has Already Thrown Material off into Space 11 Times Since OSIRIS-REx A
  137. Carnival of Space #604
  138. Maybe Self-Replicating Robot Probes are Destroying Each Other. That’s Why We Don’t Se
  139. Weekly Space Hangout: March 27, 2019 – Dr. Amanda Hendrix, Director of NASA’s TREX
  140. SpaceX Releases a New Render of What the All-Steel Starship Will Look Like Returning
  141. Ep. 524: Judging Age & Origins, part 3 – Beyond Our System
  142. Ep. 523: Judging Age & Origins, Pt. 2 Across the Solar System
  143. Rivers on Mars Flowed for More Than a Billion Years
  144. Satellites Watched a Huge Fireball Explode Above the Bering Sea Late Last Year
  145. Ground-Based Telescope Directly Observes the Atmosphere of an Extrasolar Planet, and
  146. See the Moon Photobomb Saturn in an Amazing Capture
  147. ESO will be Announcing the First Black Hole Picture on April 10
  148. Starhopper Tests Have Gotten Delayed Because of “Ice Formation in the Cryogenic Prope
  149. Mars Helicopter Completes More Test Flights. It’s Almost Ready to go to Mars
  150. India Destroyed a Satellite With a Missile Last Week, and Pieces Were Thrown Into an
  151. Weekly Space Hangout: Apr 3, 2019 – Dr. David Chudwin
  152. Carnival of Space #605
  153. The Starhops Have Begun!
  154. Mars Express Saw the Same Methane Spike that Curiosity Detected from the Surface of M
  155. Now We Know That Dark Matter Isn’t Primordial Black Holes
  156. Hayabusa2 Fires an Anti-Tank Warhead at Asteroid Ryugu
  157. Ep. 525: 100 Years of the International Astronomical Union
  158. Messier 83 – the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy
  159. Metal Asteroid Psyche Might Have Had Volcanoes of Molten Iron
  160. The World’s Glaciers are Down by 9 Trillion Tonnes of Ice in the Last Half Century
  161. SOFIA Follows the Sulfur for Clues on Stellar Evolution
  162. It’s Finally here. The First Ever Image of a Black Hole
  163. Two Solar Eclipses Seen From the Surface of Mars by Curiosity
  164. Weekly Space Hangout: Apr 10, 2019 – Dr. Ian O’Neill
  165. Space Weather Forecasts can now give Satellites One Whole Day of Warning when a Kille
  166. Beresheet Crashed.
  167. Voyager and Pioneer’s Grand Tour of the Milky Way
  168. SpaceX Does it Again with Second Retrieval of Falcon Heavy Rocket
  169. The Closest Star to the Sun, Proxima Centauri, has a Planet in the Habitable Zone. Li
  170. Scientists are Trying to Figure Out Why InSight’s “Mole” Can’t Dig Any Deeper
  171. Carnival of Space #607
  172. Weekly Space Hangout: Apr 17, 2019 – Dr. Dorothy Oehler Talks “No Methane on Mars?”
  173. NASA Wants to Send a Low-Cost Mission to Explore Neptune’s Moon Triton
  174. Curiosity has Finally Sampled a Clay-Rich Region on Mars
  175. Despite the Crash, SpaceIL is Going Back to the Moon with Beresheet 2
  176. SpaceX’s Starlink Constellation Construction Begins. 2,200 Satellites Will go up Over
  177. Astro-Challenge: Spotting Slender Moons
  178. Astronomers Find a Chunk of a Comet Inside a Meteorite
  179. TESS Just Found its First Earth-Sized World
  180. Methane-Filled Lakes on Titan are “Surprisingly Deep”
  181. The World’s Biggest Aircraft – the Rocket-Launching Stratolaunch – Completes its Firs
  182. The First Molecule that was Possible in the Universe has been Seen in Space
  183. What Will the James Webb Space Telescope See? A Whole Bunch of Dust, That’s What
  184. Carnival of Space #608
  185. Ep. 527: Ancient Astronomy of the American Southwest
  186. You Could Travel Through a Wormhole, but it’s Slower Than Going Through Space
  187. Barfing Neutron Stars Reveal Their Inner Guts
  188. Astronomers Think a Meteor Came from Outside the Solar System
  189. Weekly Space Hangout: Apr 24, 2019 – Nathaniel Putzig and Gareth Morgan of the Shallo
  190. Astronomers Catch a Superflare From a Puny Star
  191. As Expected, the Newly Upgraded LIGO is Finding a Black Hole Merger Every Week
  192. InSight Just Detected its First “Marsquake”
  193. Here’s the Video of Hayabusa2 Bombing Asteroid Ryugu
  194. Messier 84 – the NGC Elliptical Galaxy
  195. Carnival of Space #609
  196. Friday’s SpaceX Dragon Launch CRS-17 to Light Up the U.S. East Coast
  197. Rapidly Spinning Black Hole is Spitting Out Blobs of Plasma
  198. A Strange Ice Feature Wraps Halfway Around Titan
  199. Weekly Space Hangout: May 1, 2019 – Dr. Mark Showalter of SETI
  200. The World’s Space Agencies are Responding to a Hypothetical Asteroid Impact. You Can
  201. It Looks Like LIGO/Virgo Have Detected a Black Hole Eating a Neutron Star. For the Fi
  202. Keep an Eye Out for the Eta Aquarid Meteors This Weekend
  203. Dark Matter Detector Finds the Rarest Event Ever Seen in the Universe
  204. When the Impact that Created the Moon Happened, the early Earth was still a ball of m
  205. Blue Origin’s New Shepard Flies Again, a Week Before Their Mysterious Announcement
  206. The Global Dust Storm that Ended Opportunity Helped Teach us how Mars Lost its Water
  207. 16 Years of Hubble Images Come Together in this one Picture Containing 265,000 Galaxi
  208. Starlink’s Satellites Will be Orbiting at a Much Lower Altitude, Reducing the Risks o
  209. Climate Change Q & A with Bear Grylls
  210. Carnival of Space #610
  211. Hayabusa1’s Samples of Itokawa Turned up Water That’s Very Similar to Earth’s Oceans
  212. Astronauts Could Rely on Algae as the Perfect Life Support Partner
  213. Ep. 529: Astronomy of the Andes – Then and Now Pt. 1
  214. Habitability of Planets Will Depend on Their Interiors
  215. Some of Earth’s Gold Came From Two Neutron Stars That Collided Billions of Years Ago
  216. Japan’s First Private Rocket Flies to Space
  217. Before We Ruin the Universe, We Should Follow Some Space Sustainability Guidelines
  218. Weekly Space Hangout: May 8, 2019 – Dr. Henry Hsieh talks Active Asteroids
  219. Watch the Moon Buzz the Beehive
  220. The Black Hole Picture Could Be So Much Better If You Add Space Telescopes
  221. Prototype of a Future Interstellar Probe was Just Tested on a Balloon
  222. A Supercomputer has been Designed to run the World’s Largest Radio Telescope
  223. Ep. 530: Astronomy of the Andes: Then and Now, Pt. 2
  224. Messier 85 – the NGC 4382 Elliptical (Lenticular) Galaxy
  225. The International Space Station Rides High Through the May Sky
  226. Antimatter Behaves Exactly the Same as Regular Matter in Double Slit Experiments
  227. The Blue Origins Founder Wants to Get to the Moon by 2024
  228. NASA Senior Engineer Kobie Boykins talks About Exploring Mars. And I was There to See
  229. Weekly Space Hangout: May 15, 2019 – Brother Guy J. Consolmagno, SJ – Director of the
  230. Carnival of Space #611
  231. NASA’s 2024 Moon Mission is called Artemis, and Will Need an Additional $1.6 Billion
  232. Today is the Highest Concentration of Atmospheric CO2 in Human History. 415 Parts Per
  233. Here’s Where Beresheet Crashed into the Moon
  234. Is Dark Matter Made of Axions? Black Holes May Reveal the Answer
  235. Small, Tough Planets can Survive the Death of Their Star
  236. Advanced Civilizations Could be Communicating with Neutrino Beams. Transmitted by Clo
  237. Can You Spot a Planetary Nebula from a Few Blurry Pixels? Astronomers Can – Here’s Ho
  238. Carnival of Space #612
  239. Most of the Solar System Should be a Protected Wilderness. One-Eighth Left for Mining
  240. Messier 86 – the NGC 4406 Elliptical Galaxy
  241. Mars Odyssey Reveals Phobos Using THEMIS
  242. Interview with Dennis E. Taylor, Author of the Bobiverse Trilogy
  243. Chang’e-4 Lander and its Rover Have Turned up new Mysteries on the Moon’s far side. T
  244. Planetary Society’s Light Sail 2 is Set to Launch on a Falcon Heavy Rocket Next Month
  245. Don’t Forget, Curiosity’s Sister Rover is Flying to Mars in 2020
  246. NASA has Picked the Companies That’ll Help Build its Lunar Landers
  247. Weekly Space Hangout: May 22, 2019 – Dr. Susan Bailey of the NASA TWINS Study
  248. Bizarre Star Could be the Result of Two White Dwarfs Merging Together