Astronomy

Unistellar Staff

Report on an Occultation Near Marseille – First Scientific Result With the eVscope

Unistellar is proud to announce the first real scientific result obtained with our eVscope prototype.
M31

Democratizing Astronomy One Child at a Time

The Unistellar team recently traveled to the Rift Valley in Kenya to participate in a unique and exciting outreach event with a new initiative called StarWatchForAll.

1I/‘Oumuamua, The First known Interstellar Visitor

, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us on January 23 at 7pm for a special SETI Talk on 1I/`Oumuamua, the first known interstellar small body, possibly an asteroid which is probably coming from another planetary system.
neutron star

LIGO Scientists Spy Neutron Star Smash-Up That Blew Bling Into Space

Sometimes simple questions have complex answers. Case in point: that bling around your neck. Shiny gold, the flesh of the gods, tears of the sun. Where did it come from?

The Anthropocene: What Now?

, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The last officially recognized epoch on Earth, the Holocene, began at the end of the last ice age, about 12,000 years ago. Now, climate change, and in particular humanity’s impact on climate change, has led to the suggestion that we are already in a new epoch, the Anthropocene.
Gravity Waves

Gravitational Waves May Solve Some Big Cosmic Riddles

There was considerable ballyhoo this week as the Royal Swedish Academy announced that the Nobel Prize in physics
Asteroid Florence

Unistellar’s eVscope Successfully Finds, Images Asteroid Florence

Last week, 5-km asteroid Florence paid Earth a visit—and, using the advanced features of Unistellar’s eVscope, we were able to o
Tabby's Star Credit: Ron Miller

Has Tabby's Star Mystery Finally Been Solved?

It’s a mystery worthy of John Grisham: What’s causing the erratic behavior of KIC 8462852, better known as Tabby’s Star? In case you’ve been comatose for the past two years, this remarkable star — a bit larger than the sun and 1,300 light-years away — has been a science celebrity.