It’s been an incredible week here at Urban Astronomer headquarters. Not only did we push out our first podcast with an international guest, and coordinate an exhibit at the ICON Comics and Games Convention near Johannesburg, South Africa, but we’re hosting this week’s Carnival of Space! … Continue reading →
Winter has been running late this year, in South Africa, but with a sudden string of week-long crystal-clear cloudless night skies, it finally seems to have arrived! The air is crisp, the stars are steady and bright, and it’s time to blow the dust off my telescope. But while we wait for the optics to cool down and stabilise, let’s have a look at what’s been going on in the world of space science and astronomy, in this 510th edition … Continue reading →
Hi everybody, and welcome to the 502nd Carnival of Space! I’ve become a little spoiled by the past few carnivals, thanks to the tremendous number of articles submitted by space science and astronomy authors around the world for consideration. By contrast, this week seems almost pedestrian, but don’t be fooled – it’s all quality content.