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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 →
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 →
It’s an unusual day here at Carnival of Space HQ. Many of our usual hosts have unavailable this week, leaving us with a gap in our schedule. So, we’re hosting a double feature today – the 635th AND 636th carnival in one place at the same time. Double the fun! But this means that we have an opening. If you’d like to bring extra space fans to your website or blog, why not talk to us about becoming a regular …Continue reading →