My review of the novel “Terran Tomorrow” by Nancy Kress
#astronomy #FastRadioBursts At the 238th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), held in recent days, Researchers presented the results of fast radio bursts detections made using the #CHIME radio telescope between July 25, 2018, and July 1, 2019, the first year of research with this instrument.
#paleontology An article published in the journal "Peer J" reports the identification of the largest dinosaur species that lived in today's Australia. A team of researchers named Australotitan cooperensis this #dinosaur that lived in the #Cretaceous period, between 92 and 96 million years ago, and included it in the group of #titanosaurs.
#astronomy #stars An article accepted for publication in the "Astrophysical Journal Supplement" series presents the PHANGS-ALMA survey with the mapping of about 100,000 stellar nurseries in 90 #galaxies in the nearby universe.
#astronomy #RadioGalaxies #uGMRT #MeerKAT An article published in the journal "Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society" reports a review of radio galaxies discovered 47 years ago using two of the most powerful radio telescopes currently in service.
#ScienceFiction #scifi #ImperialRadch My review of the novel “Ancillary Mercy” by Ann Leckie
#astronomy #VLA An article accepted for publication in the "Astrophysical Journal Letters" reports a study on the massive #protostar Cep A HW2 and in particular on the jets of materials ejected from it.
#SpaceMission #CargoSpacecraft #NASA #CRS22 A few hours ago the #SpaceX #Dragon 2 spacecraft blasted off atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in its CRS-22 (Cargo Resupply Service 22) mission, also referred to as SPX-22.
#ScienceFiction #scifi My review of the short story “The Man Without Quintessence” by Anil Menon
#astronomy #MilkyWay #Chandra #MeerKAT An article published in the journal "Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society" reports a study of the center of the Milky Way that reveals the presence of superheated gas threads and magnetic fields.
#ScienceFiction #scifi My review of the novel “High Vacuum” by Charles Eric Maine
#SpaceMission #CargoSpacecraft #Tianzhou2 A few hours ago the Chinese Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft docked to the #Tianhe core module of the Chinese space station successfully completing an automated maneuver.
#genetics An article published in the journal "Current Biology" reports the sequencing of the whole genome of the woman who lived about 35,000 years ago in today's Romania and is referred to as Pestera Muierii 1.
#astronomy #cosmology #DarkMatter #DarkEnergy 29 articles report various aspects of the results of a major cosmological research on the largest sample of galaxies - 226 million of them - ever observed to produce the most accurate measurements of the composition and growth of the universe.
#DoctorWho #ScienceFiction #scifi My review of the "Doctor Who" novel “Blood of Atlantis” by Simon A. Forward, part of the Lethbridge-Stewart spinoff
#astronomy An article published in the journal "Nature Communications" reports a study of the origin of the ammoniated #phyllosilicates present on the dwarf planet #Ceres.
#astronomy #DwarfGalaxies #Hubble An article published in "The Astrophysical Journal" reports the discovery of 36 dwarf galaxies that are simultaneously showing signs of the start of remarkable star-forming activity.
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