Star Talk: Water, Water Everywhere?

Water, water everywhere? Our understanding of our own solar system has changed significantly since the advent of spacecraft exploration. Water was once believed very scarce in our corner of the galaxy but we now realize this is not the case.From understanding where our own planet’s water riches originated to the proliferation of the so called…
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In the news: NASA Space Apps blasts off in Toronto

“Every year, NASA hosts the Space Apps Challenge, an international hackathon designed to make use of NASA’s vast stores of data about the Earth and the far reaches of space,” writes Sarah Kronenfeld in The Varsity. This year, the ASX Society—co-organizing Space Apps with Indus Space, RU Hacks, and SEDS-Canada—ran with thousands of submissions from…
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Blog: The digital revolution has brought a new era to radio astronomy

Dr. Keith Vanderlinde discusses the evolution of radio telescope design

Blog: The drive behind the development of cutting-edge instruments in astronomy

Dr. Abigail Crites discusses methods and goals in the process of improving observational tools

Blog: What are astronomers learning from the oldest light in the universe?

Dr. Adam Hincks discusses the history and future of research on the origins of the universe