The answer, obviously, is really, really fast. Here, Universe Today's Fraser Cain tells us exactly how fast, and gives us answers to a few other things you may have wondered about before. For instance: how much lighter are you on a spinning Earth as opposed to a stationary one? Read more...
This week we talk about the meteor that exploded over Russia, the close asteroid flyby, et cetera. We are joined by Ian O'Neill, Nicole Gugliucci, Thad Szabo, Nancy Atkinson, and Pamela Gay. Hosted by Fraser Cain.
This week's Cosmoquest Astronomy Hour Google+ Hangout at 1600 PST / midnight UTC on Wednesday will feature me and Fraser Cain talking about what Curiosity's been up to, and answering your questions.
Join me and Fraser Cain for a brief update on Curiosity and other exciting science presented at last week's Division for Planetary Sciences meeting, and get your pressing space questions answered! The Google+ Hangout is on Wednesday, October 24, at 16:00 PDT / 23:00 UTC. Note: this one will end about 15 minutes early.
It's becoming a biweekly thing -- join me, Fraser Cain, and now Casey Dreier for an update on Curiosity and a chance for you to get your Curiosity questions answered! The Google+ Hangout is on Wednesday, October 10, at 16:00 PDT / 23:00 UTC.
I'm hosting this week's Cosmoquest Science Hour, and plan to take viewers on a virtual tour of those mountains on Curiosity's horizon, and show you where Curiosity is likely to go. Join me and Fraser Cain here at 1600 PDT / 2300 UTC Wednesday.
Join me and Fraser Cain on Wednesday, September 12 at 4:00 p.m. PDT / 2300 UTC for Cosmoquest Astronomy Hour. I'll be updating you and answering questions about the latest events on the Curiosity mission.
A few months ago, Fraser Cain shared how he took his blog from 0 to 3 million monthly visitors. What’s just as amazing is that he also created an engaged audience of 10,000 people on Google+, which some claim is a wasteland. Here’s how he did it.
Starting at roughly 02:30 UTC (10:30 Eastern US time) I will be in a Google+ live video Hangout with Fraser Cain, Pamela Gay, Amy Shira Teitel, and many others, talking about the Mars Science Lab – aka Curiosity – as it makes its terrifying way to the Martian surface. Show More Summary
What's the secret to growing your traffic to impressive levels? We ask Fraser Cain, owner of Universe Today, who has worked hard to build great, remarkable content, and in the process now is attracting 100,000 unique visitors a day.
Hang out with Fraser Cain and amateur astronomers all over the world in Cosmoquest's Virtual Star parties conducted over Google+. Here's how -- plus an inspiring video produced by Google to show just how cool this is.
Tune in to to the Cosmoquest Google+ Space Hangout, happening now, with me, Fraser Cain, Amy Teitel, and Nicole Gigliucci.
The last Venus Transit for 105 years is happening in a few minutes as I write this — it goes from roughly 22:00 June 5 to 05:00 June 6 UTC (check your local listings). Fraser Cain, Nicole Gugliucci, Pamela Gay, and I are hosting a live...Show More Summary
So yesterday was the annular eclipse of the Sun, and I held a live impromptu video chat on Google+ about it. I was joined by Pamela Gay, Fraser Cain, Nicole Gugliucci, and Jason Major, and we had a live video feed using astronomer Scott Lewis’s telescope. Show More Summary
Fraser Cain has organized a weekly Space Hangout that happens at 1800 UTC on Thursdays, and kindly invited me to participate. This week's lineup included him and me as well as Pamela Gay, Nicole Gugliucci, Alan Boyle, and Ian O'Neill. Show More Summary
Yesterday was the weekly live video Space Roundup, run by Fraser Cain from Universe Today. This week we had Pamela Gay, Alan Boyle, Nicole Gugliucci, and Ian O’Neill. We talked about the solar storm, black holes, arsenic life, Newt Gingrich, Phobos-Grunt, and answered some questions from the listeners. Here’s the video: We do these every [...]
Fraser Cain has organized a weekly Space Hangout that happens at 1800 UTC on Thursdays, and kindly invited me to participate. This week's lineup included me as well as Nancy Atkinson, Pamela Gay, Nicole Gugliucci, Phil Plait, Alan Boyle, and Jon Voisey. Show More Summary
Every week, my friend Fraser Cain of Universe Today gathers together a few scientists and science journalists to review the past week’s space and astronomy news. This week we talked about boiling planets, the demise of Phobos-Grunt, dark matter galaxies, and an Earth-sized telescope to zoom in on a supermassive black hole. Participating were Fraser, [...]
Tune in soon (in 10 minutes, as I post this) to Fraser Cain's Google+ page for the weekly Space Hangout. I'll be participating, as will Fraser Cain, Phil Plait, Pamela Gay, Alan Boyle, and the usual cast! If you can't tune in live, don't fret; I'll post the recorded version later today.....
Fraser Cain at Universe Today has a knack for working at the cutting edge of social networking technology. The latest thing is Google+ Hangouts on Air, a sort of multi-person video conference that can be watched by an unlimited number of viewers. Show More Summary