Astronomers have discovered that our galaxy’s supermassive black hole is a track and field superstar.
During a recent trip to Hawai’i, I spoke with Keck Observatory’s chief scientist to find out how the Thirty Meter Telescope dispute has affected operations.
Formal and informal learning have their pros and cons, but the ASP is at the intersection working to get the best out of both.
The Summer 2019 issue (vol. 48 no. 3) of Mercury magazine is online for ASP members, featuring everything from black holes, awesome radio telescopes, mind-blowing astrophysical concepts to educational matters.
Welcome to Mercury magazine’s new online destination: Mercury Online!
What’s careening through the galaxy at 2.5 million miles per hour and screaming with gamma-rays?
After arriving at Bennu on December 31, mission scientists with NASA’s OSIRIS-REx quickly realized their spacecraft was orbiting a different kind of asteroid.