With 30 November’s full Moon approaching, it is a nice time to go outdoors and lookup at our stunning cosmic companion. You need to use our handy new guide to the visible lunar features (pictured) to determine what precisely you’re seeing, maybe aided by a telescope or binoculars. For those who’re curious to know extra about this little world, we’ve a brand new article that explores what we know about water on the Moon. And if that solely leaves you wanting extra, discover our complete guide 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 creator of the Nature Astronomy paper that introduced the confirmed presence of water in sunlit areas of the Moon. Host Mat Kaplan will even discover the newest developments on the potential presence of phosphine in Venus’ ambiance with Cardiff College 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 list of the top 10 must-listen episodes all through the podcast’s historical past.
Registration is open for our 2021 Digital Day of Motion! The Day of Motion is an annual occasion that brings collectively Planetary Society members to satisfy with their representatives in Congress and advocate in help of area science and exploration. As a result of coronavirus pandemic this will probably be a digital occasion, happening on 31 March 2021. Learn more about this distinctive and impactful occasion, and register here to take part.
What’s the newest in U.S. area coverage and politics? Final week we held a particular members-only telecon to reply this query. A video recording of the discussion between host Mat Kaplan, CEO Invoice Nye, chief advocate and senior area coverage adviser Casey Dreier, and chief of Washington operations Brendan Curry is now accessible for anybody to look at.