Daily Archives: October 17, 2009

Stellar Communications

Now this looks exciting! An IAU conference all about public outreach. I’m really liking the sound of this! “The ‘Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2010’ (CAP2010) conference will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 15 to 19 March, … Continue reading

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Ribbon in the Sky

Remember IBEX? NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer has been mapping the outer limits of the solar system from a highly eccentric Earth orbit for almost a year now. It was designed to observe the Sun’s heliosphere — the bubble blown in … Continue reading

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