With 30 November’s full Moon approaching, that is a nice time to go outdoors and lookup at our stunning cosmic companion. You can use our helpful new information to the seen lunar options (pictured) to determine what precisely you’re seeing, maybe aided by a telescope or binoculars. If you’re curious to know extra about this little world, we’ve got a new article that explores what we find out about water on the Moon. And if that solely leaves you wanting extra, discover our complete information to the Moon.
This week’s Planetary Radio is becoming a member of the lunacy! This week’s episode options an interview with Casey Honniball, lead writer of the Nature Astronomy paper that introduced the confirmed presence of water in sunlit areas of the Moon. Host Mat Kaplan may even discover the newest developments on the potential presence of phosphine in Venus’ ambiance with Cardiff University astronomer Jane Greaves. It’s additionally Planetary Radio’s 18th anniversary this week, and to mark this big day we’ve up to date our record of the highest 10 must-listen episodes all through the podcast’s historical past.
Registration is open for our 2021 Virtual Day of Action! The Day of Action is an annual occasion that brings collectively Planetary Society members to fulfill with their representatives in Congress and advocate in assist of house science and exploration. Due to the coronavirus pandemic this will probably be a digital occasion, happening on 31 March 2021. Learn extra about this distinctive and impactful occasion, and register right here to take part.
What’s the newest in U.S. house coverage and politics? Last week we held a particular members-only telecon to reply this query. A video recording of the dialogue between host Mat Kaplan, CEO Bill Nye, chief advocate and senior house coverage adviser Casey Dreier, and chief of Washington operations Brendan Curry is now obtainable for anybody to observe.