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compiled by David Kaplan Claim made for hydrogen ‘wonder material’ Scientists in the US say they have at last managed to turn hydrogen into a state where it behaves like a metal. If that is true – and it is … Continue reading

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compiled by David Kaplan Where Will NASA Go in the Age of Trump? Two weeks after a presidential election that could have vaulted him to the head of NASA, John Grunsfeld reached across his peanut curry at a small restaurant … Continue reading

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compiled by David Kaplan If Planet Nine Is Out There, It Tilts Our Solar System Most people think the eight planets in our solar system orbit the sun along a straight plane, like a disc on a record player. But … Continue reading

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compiled by David Kaplan Rosetta Mission Ends With Spacecraft’s Dive Into Comet Rosetta, the first spacecraft to orbit a comet, is dead, setting down in a final embrace with its companion of the past two years. Radio signals from Rosetta … Continue reading

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compiled by David Kaplan One Star Over, a Planet That Might Be Another Earth Another Earth could be circling the star right next door to us. Astronomers announced on Wednesday that they had detected a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the … Continue reading

Posted in Mid-summer 2016, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Imaging the Universe

by Surabhi Agarwal, Co-editor Spring is finally here. Amateur astronomers can now rejoice in the fact that they can look up at the sky without being part of the film “Frozen”. It is time to take out your cameras and … Continue reading

Posted in April 2014, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

From the Editors

Surabhi Agarwal, Co-editor In a week, on May 11th we will have a star-studded party with Prof. Freeman Dyson, Astronaut Greg Olsen, Author Michael Lemonick among others attending our 50th anniversary festivities. David Spergel, J. Richard Gott, Lisa Kaltenegger and … Continue reading

Posted in May 2013, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

50th Anniversary Celebration

Dear Friends, It is our honor to invite you and your family to join us to celebrate our AAAP’s 50th Anniversary. Mark your calendars now to “Celebrate the past and Inspire the future!” We are planning to commemorate this milestone … Continue reading

Posted in March 2013, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL

by Surabhi Agarwal, Co-editor The calendar is ready to flip over to 2013. Another year in the books, full of wonderful moments in space news. Some of the more memorable moments came when NASA’s rover Curiosity landed safely on the surface … Continue reading

Posted in January 2013, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Sidereal Times Needs You

Michael Wright and Surabhi Agarwal, Co-editors To celebrate the kick-off of AAAP’s 50th year, we would like the November issue to be a celebration of the club’s history and accomplishments. We are producing an illiustrated commemorative booklet with specially written … Continue reading

Posted in October 2012, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Transit of Venus Open House Draws Crowd

Pictures by Surabhi Agarwal

Posted in August 2012, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment