Visual Astronomy Display: February 2014

Visual Astronomy Display for February 2014

Highlights…

  • Engineers and scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory talk about the amazing discoveries of Opportunity which is still functioning on the surface of Mars a full ten years after it landed in 2004;
  • A neat little video from MinutePhysics about how the solar system has ended up relatively flat even in a 3D universe;
  • Hank from the SciShow rounds up some of the information we have learned since the Chelyabinsk Meteor crashed to earth one year ago;
  • Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata gives us a tour of his International Space Station living quarters; and
  • An exploration of recently discovered “Hot Jupiter” exoplanets, showing us that these planets are weirder than anything astronomers have imagined.

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