Carnival of Space 186

The Carnival of space is where all the different interesting websites and blogs get together and are posted on one particular blog or site. This week as always we have a wide variety of interesting subjects. Apologies for the late posting. Just look at it as an insight into the delays you may experience if you start up your own commercial space program…

  1. A guide to Australian Aboriginal skies and an astronomical stone circle from Astroblogger.
  2. Using Kepler observations, an estimate of the number of exoplanets populating our galaxy has been made from Discovery news.

    Kepler Telescope

    Kepler Telescope

  3. TheSpacewriter (Carolyn Collins Petersen) muses on the number one and its cosmic, chemical, and mathematical significance.
  4. A guest post on Discovery News from Wayne Hall, Kentucky Space on how would YOU make the experience of time dilation sensational?
  5. This post presents a brief introduction to the Doppler effect and the cosmological redshift from Vega 0.0 in Spanish.
  6. The South African Space Resources Association, which was created last weekend, hopes to bring South African mining expertise to the field of  In-situ Space Resource Utilisation. Urban Astronomer was present at the signing of the constitution and explains a little of SASRA’s goals.
  7. A new paper on parallel spirals reports on using data from Chandrayaan-I to find sites where future human habitats can be built on the Moon. The paper explores one such site on the Oceanus Procellurum.

    A possible lunar base

    A possible lunar base

  8. Three Chandrayaan-I related papers came out in February, 2011. A cursory look at the three papers From parallel spirals.
  9. About the new team from India that has joined the Google Lunar X Prize also from parallel spirals.
  10. A podcast from cheap astronomy on the astrophysics of a Tatooine-like planet in orbit around binary stars.
  11. Astroswanny joins Space Pirate radio for a live interview on Astronomy social media, robotic astronomy, cloud computing based – Photometery as a Service, variable stars, the latest on FS Aur, and a strange encounter with Ice Fog.
  12. Evidence for a bizarre state of matter – known as a superfluid – has been found in Cassiopeia A from the Cassandra blog..
  13. From Steve’s astrocorner the VLBA has the potential to do great things as exhibited by a recent accomplishment.
  14. New space age materials for a new space age, Mach effect propulsion not violating physical laws and an explanation of what mach effect is pushing against from the next big future.

    Mercury by Messenger

    Mercury by Messenger

  15. The planetary society brings you the MESSENGER’s view of the entire solar system, compared to Voyager 1′s perspective from two decades ago.
  16. A look back at the shuttle program as Discovery takes its final flight, from the initial goals NASA had for the shuttle to the realities of the what the program has accomplished from vintage space.
  17. Apollo by the crew of a lost lunar mission. Armagh planet looks at the real Apollo 18 in a forthcoming movie presented as newly-found film footage and other lost Moon missions.
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  1. It’s #186…

    Ah! Great edition!

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