Saturday, September 24, 2016
Astrophiz Podcast 12 is Out
In’What’s Up Doc?’ I tell you what to look for in the sky this week. My Tangent: the gunpowder smell of moondust and its inherent dangers.
1. A team at the Large Hadron Collider reports a new particle dubbed the Madala boson.
2. The Gaia mission is mapping the nature and movements of a billion stars in the Milky Way.
3. For our aurora watchers the European Space Agency has solved a problem that was preventing us from closely observing the sun’s corona.
4. Watch the Milky Way's birth in a lovely Caltech simulation at tinyurl.com(ForwardSlash)astrophizgalaxy
5. Australian OzGRav teams to embrace the new era of gravitational wave astronomy in $31.3M project
6. 16th Australian Space Research Conference in Melbourne 26-30 September,
7. The venerated Dish at Parkes serves up the answer to one of life’s greatest mysteries with the discovery of the most complex chiral molecules found in space.