Posts Tagged ‘astronomy’

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants Part Two: The Stellar Works of Women

With Women in STEM a topic of conversation these days, it is worth remembering that women have made a great number of contributions throughout history.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants Part One: Women and a Brief History of Computing

With Women in STEM a topic of conversation these days, it is worth remembering that women have made a great number of contributions throughout history.

Growing Algae in Space could be like Recycling on Earth

In the next 12 months, the Melissa project will test key pieces of a unique recycling system. Spirulina algae could solve the problem of oxygen, water, and food for astronauts aboard The International Space Station.

Bringing Together Art, Science, and Education Using the Aurora Borealis

A team of three science innovators travel to Norway to photograph the Northern Lights. Using images and blog posts to document their journey, they hope to inspire wonder about and interest in this beautiful celestial phenomenon.

An icy visitor

Originally Published ESA- ESA’s space missions are getting ready to observe an icy visitor to the inner Solar System: Comet ISON, which might also be visible in the night sky later this year as a naked eye object.