The Hubble Space Telescope brings us more evidence for water vapor plumes on Europa;
Cassini takes a historic dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings, returning images for its closest look at Saturn’s atmosphere;
NASA’s Kennedy Space Center shared a few videos explaining all about CubeSats;
NASA profiles Anna Fisher, who retired from NASA after a career that stretched from the beginnings of the space shuttle program through International Space Station and into the design of the Orion spacecraft; and
NASA’s OSIRS-REx searches for Earth’s elusive Trojan asteroids when the spacecraft passes by Earth’s L4 Lagrange point, en route to asteroid Bennu in 2018.
“Mapping the Heavens,” a CfA Observatory Night talk, given by Priyamvada Natarajan, Yale University.
Some of the #Harvard Computers would often use tools called "fly spankers" to compare the brightness of stars. This Frances Woodworth Wright page is from 1940. You can learn more about this tool here: https://library.cfa.harvard.edu/fleming-work
Today at 2PM ET! We'll be hearing from @DavaSobel, the author of the 2016 book The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars. Register here: https://smithsonian.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlfumvpzMsGtU1JFfvlvFmtanItoiUwdXh