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.
2016 has almost come to an end, making it time for the Christmas edition of the Carnival of Space! A lot has happened in space science and astronomy this year, so it’s fitting that this should be an extra well packed bumper edition with plenty of articles for you to enjoy as you unwind from the madness of yesterdays festivities!
Another week, another Carnival of Space. It’s an interesting time for Urban Astronomer, what with weather interfering with our plans at helping out with an international amateur collaboration to measure the distances to asteroids and the announcement date for our next big secret project looming (it’s a podcast. Launching next year, in February. Don’t tell anybody! Shh!). We’re so busy, but not producing any visible results. But soon the new year will roll around, the weather will change, our funding situation … Continue reading →