Ceres mapped by Dawn

Ceres, the dwarf planet in the asteroid belt, has been mapped by the Dawn space probe:


Credit: JPL

NASA/JPL: New Names and Insights at Ceres

Space.com: Dwarf Planet Ceres’ Mountains and Craters Get Names in NASA Maps

Wikipedia: Ceres

Reddit’s Ask Me Anything: Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking is now on Reddit’s Ask Me Anything. For nine days he will be answering questions.

Space.com: Stephen Hawking on Reddit: Ask Him a Question on Artificial Intelligence.


China is building the biggest radio telescope

China is building the Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, FAST. It will be ready next year, 2016.

Credit: ArXiv

Popular Science: Inside FAST, soon to be the world’s biggest and baddest radio telescope.

ArXiv: The Five Hundred Meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope Project

Wikipedia: Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope

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