Various astronomy news

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Re: Various astronomy news

Post by FluffyFreak » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:13 pm

@nozmajner
a possible source of updated information for TRAPPIST-1
https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/02 ... -of-water/

Looks like it has some early calcaulations for the masses of the planets etc

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Re: Various astronomy news

Post by nozmajner » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:03 pm

Neat, will incorporate! Thanks :)

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Re: Various astronomy news

Post by impaktor » Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:39 pm

This should be of interest to us outside of this thread:
https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2018/04/ ... log-scale/

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Re: Various astronomy news

Post by impaktor » Sun May 06, 2018 8:52 am

Looks to be a neat course:
https://my.vanderbilt.edu/astronav/

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Re: Various astronomy news

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Re: Various astronomy news

Post by FluffyFreak » Tue May 22, 2018 9:57 pm

Quickly! To the nearest Itlaian restaurant! For SCIENCE!

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Re: Various astronomy news

Post by FluffyFreak » Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:33 am

Looks like it might be time to address the galaxy generation a bit!
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-bri ... yJnNTNKjYU

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Re: Various astronomy news

Post by impaktor » Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:04 pm

"Direct contact among galactic civilizations by relativistic interstellar spaceflight : draft" by Carl Sagan, from 1960-1962
https://www.loc.gov/resource/mss85590.011/?st=gallery

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Re: Various astronomy news

Post by impaktor » Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:09 pm

Some interesting graphs of exo-planet sizes:
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/ob ... e-thought/

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Re: Various astronomy news

Post by impaktor » Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:46 pm

"How to build a Moon base --- Researchers are ramping up plans for living on the Moon."
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07107-4

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