Category: Galileoscope

Galileoscope

First Discovery Of An Earth-Sized Planet In The Habitable Zone

Source: SETI Institute Press-release MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – For the first time, an Earth-sized planet has been found in the habitable zone of its star. This discovery not only proves the existence of worlds that might be similar to our own, ...

Venus Transit: From San Francisco in 2012 to Mars in 2030

If you read this blog, I am certain that you are aware of the Venus Transit which occurred  from  22:09 UTC on 5 June 2012 to 04:49 UTC on 6 June (3:09pm to 8:49pm PDT). Because this astronomical event was visible from North America, Europe, and part ...

Galilean Night at UC-Berkeley

I am forwarding on this blog an email fron Steve Croft that was sent to our public list of the astronomy department at UC-Berkeley. Our department will be hosting on Friday October 23 a "Galilean Nights". You are all welcome, ...