Why in the world are we here? Surely not to live in pain and fear. – John Lennon Venus enters Gemini, the scene of its June 5, 2012 solar transit, this Thursday at 11:03 am EDT. This year,... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!
A new film by Turner prizewinner Simon Starling links innovations in making astronomical measurements with progress in film-making technology
Carnival of Space #290 is now up at Venus Transit. There's a commercial Mars flyby, finding exoplanets in habitable zones, 3D printing for making astronauts food, the passing of David McKay and much, much more. Zap on over and have a read.
Imagine all the people living for today. – John Lennon Venus enters Capricorn at 11:11 pm EST tonight, as many of us complete a transition from holidays back to work. It’s good timing.... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!
On June 6, 2012, Venus passed directly between Earth and the sun, in a so-called transit where the planet appears as a silhouette against the solar disk, something that will not happen again until Dec. 5, 2117. A team of Italian astronomers...Show More Summary
Elliot, Richard, Belinda and Jack discuss the transit of Venus, electrical avalanche discharges and the intelligent design themes in "Prometheus" (spoiler free) and other sci-fi films. And like Jason last week, Elliot has some (slightly less sad) news...
Carnival of Space #277 is now up at The Venus Transit. There's astronomy podcasts, blimps in space, laser fusion, commercial flights to the Moon and some nice vintage space. Grab a balloon and float on over.
2012 is a good year for rare astronomical phenomena in Queensland. In June we witnessed a transit of Venus and on 13 November North Queensland will be privileged to experience a total eclipse of the sun. While the total eclipse will only be visible in a relatively narrow corridor passing through the Cairns region, the [...]
Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads, plus free and legal live sets from around the internet. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Black Forest Fire: "Live News Feed" [mp3] from Transit Of Venus (out November...
The image above of the Venus southern hemisphere illustrates the terminator – the transitional region between the dayside (left) and nightside of the planet (right). The south pole is near the terminator, just above the centre of the image. The...
New movies of the transit of Venus on June 6, 2012, viewed from two different locations on Earth, clearly show the parallax effects that have made Venus transits so important historically. The results were presented at the European Planetary Science Congress in Madrid, Spain.
Carnival of Space #266 is now up at Venus Transit. There's the Fine Structure Constant, a Kickstarter project for a Lunar Space Elevator, Voyager 1 and much, much more. Drift on over and have a read.
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- A rarely seen eclipse of Venus by the transiting Moon was observed by sky watchers in Japan in the early hours of Tuesday, for the first time in the country since 1989, though the viewable regions were sharply restricted...Show More Summary
Carnival of Space #259 is now up at Venus Transit. There's Gaming for Real Science, anti-matter rockets, how a book can launch you into astronomy, lava covered wolds and much, much more. Zip on over and have a read.
After hitting the play button, be sure to hit the full screen button and put the video in 720p mode. On June 5 2012, SDO collected images of the rarest predictable solar event–the transit of Venus across the face of the sun. This event happens in pairs eight years apart that are separated from each [...] No related posts.
If you missed the once (or twice)-in-a-lifetime Transit of Venus in front of the Sun, here’s the best view ever, captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, captured in glorious high-def. Hat Tip Link More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: Milky Way Transit MapPeople of Public TransitLuck: Close CallsMotorcycle Close CallHockey Rink Close Call
Hangedup and Tony Conrad - "Transit of Venus". At first the monument seemed like a righteous thing. The materials were good - granite, steel, glass, garnets. The design was beautiful. But as the weeks of building went on, an...
Astrophotographer Alan Friedman’s latest. Just click it. Here’s an explanation of what you’re seeing. Links to more of his soul-stirring photos are below. Image credit: Alan Friedman Related Posts: - Towering transit of Venus - Solar Cinco de Mayo - The face of our star - The boiling, erupting Sun
Because why not, I have two more Venus Transit shots to show you. Well, one picture and one quick time lapse video. I know it’s been a couple of weeks since the transit, but since today is the solstice, what the heck. And these are really...Show More Summary
I had a great time observing the not-again-in-my-lifetime Transit of Venus earlier this month. The Detroit Observatory is just a couple of blocks from my office, so in addition to seeing the transit, I also made a much-overdue visit there and saw the historic telescope.