Welcome to the 647th Carnival of Space! The carnival which brings together the latest space and astronomy news from specialist websites around the globe! The carnival which, true to its name, drifts between audiences, pitching its tent on the front page of a different website every week. This week it’s here, at the home of the Urban Astronomer Podcast, and features items from Universe Today, Space in Africa and The Hill. Universe Today Balloon-Based Cosmic Ray Observatory is Now on … Continue reading →
About Allen Versfeld
Allen is an amateur astronomer, an IT professional, a podcaster, a father of five beautiful kids, a barely competent chess player, and the owner and publisher of the Urban Astronomer podcast and website. He is also the director of the Citizen Science Section of the Astronomical Society of South Africa, where he tries to help ASSA members do good work with citizen science projects.
This Carnival of Space is the second-last carnival of the year. There’s a range of holidays and festivals happening right now, so whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, the solstice, or just some time with family and friends, we hope you have the best possible week. It can be a stressful time of year, with last-minute preparations for festivities or trying to finish work before year-end deadlines, so hopefully our weekly list of space science and astronomy news will give you … Continue reading →
Quick last-minute announcement time! If you follow my twitter account, you’ll have seen a lot of mention made of my appearance on the CosmoQuest Hangoutathon tonight. If you’ve never seen one of these, here is how the organisers decsribe the event: This weekend, December 21-23, 2019, we will be having our CosmoQuest Hangoutathon. For 40 straight hours, our team will be bringing you guests, science and fun live on our Twitch channel. We are raising money to pay for our … Continue reading →
The Urban Astronomer Podcast’s season 2 finale examines the colours of stars, and ponders what it’s actually like out in space
The 639th Carnival of Space features articles from Universe Today, The Hill, the Chandra X-ray Telescope and The Daily CallerContinue reading →