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Astronomers image newly discovered comet

Earlier this week, Slooh member Bernd Lütkenhöner and Slooh astronomer Paul Cox were able to image the newly discovered Comet C/2016 R3 (Borisov) under extraordinary conditions. The comet had been close to the Sun since ...

dateSep 26, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Australia to shut sub-Antarctic research station

Australia will close its permanent station at Macquarie Island almost seven decades after establishing the sub-Antarctic research facility, officials said Tuesday, citing environmental contamination concerns and ageing infrastructure.

dateSep 13, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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