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Openings in Antarctic Sea Ice

According to a new analysis of climate models by an international team of researchers, heat escaping from the ocean through polynyas or openings in sea ice – influences sea and atmospheric temperatures and wind patterns around the globe – even rainfall around the tropics. Check out this Article from Earksy.org: http://earthsky.org/earth/openings-in-antarctic-sea-ice-influence-global-climate?mc_cid=21722f1550&mc_eid=36fb49e54a     Advertisements

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Alien Seekers Report Repeated Radio Bursts

Breakthrough Listen – a global astronomical initiative to find signs of intelligent life in the universe, launched in 2015 by Internet investor Yuri Milner and cosmologist Stephen Hawking used the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia to observe the bursts from the mysterious distant object known as FRB 121102.

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Water on TRAPPIST 1 Planets?

Planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system An international team of astronomers used the Hubble Space Telescope to estimate whether there might be water on the seven earth-sized planets orbiting the nearby dwarf star TRAPPIST-1. The results suggest that the outer planets of the system might still harbor substantial amounts of water. This includes the three planets within the habitable zone of…

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Two Moons of Florence

Asteroid 3122 Florence passed by our planet yesterday, the biggest near-Earth object to pass us so close in about a century. Astronomers at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex tracked 2.8 mile wide Florence by using RADAR between August 29th and September 1… and to their surprise they found that there are two moons in orbit around the asteroid. The pair…

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