• March 1, 2021

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Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: A (Lunar) Raisin in the Sun

Last week, I told you all about InSight detecting its first likely Marsquake. In the article, I mentioned how scientists have been studying quakes on the moon since the Apollo missions. Recently, Nature Geoscience published a new paper where they took another look at these shallow moonquakes to establish possible connections to some very young […]Read More

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: UFOs and Project New Book

Now, I’ve never been one to claim that we are alone in the universe. Nor am I one to say that aliens regularly visit us, incognito, to kidnap and probe. And while I watch the night sky a LOT, I can also not say that I haven’t seen my fair share of strange things moving […]Read More

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: New Year, New Horizons

Once again, NASA had the world on the edge of their seats as the New Horizons spacecraft flew by the very distant Kuiper Belt object, Ultima Thule. Since sending us those stunning images of Pluto back in 2015, New Horizons has spent the last three years on its way to 2014 MU69, also known as […]Read More

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: To the Moon and Beyond

Earlier this week, NASA Chief Bridenstine met with the Senate to assure them that Space Directive One, as laid out earlier this year by President Trump was well underway. During this meeting, he explained that low Earth orbit needs to be driven by commercial enterprise. “And that’s underway right now.” To accomplish this, NASA plans […]Read More